Airbus has received joint type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration for the version of the A320neo single-aisle jet powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM geared-turbofan engines.

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Pratt & Whitney has confirmed that the first PurePower PW1000G geared-turbofan engine to enter service will be a PW1100G on an Airbus A320neo rather than a PW1500G on a Bombardier CS100.

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Royal Brunei Airlines has placed a firm order for seven A320neo aircraft along with options on three more, under the latest phase of its fleet modernization program.

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The memorandum of understanding covers firm orders for 37 aircraft, plus options on 13 more. Tigerair’s Airbus A320neo jets will be powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines and will be operated by the airline throughout its Asia-Pacific route network.

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The latest contract takes TransAsia Airways’ total orders for Airbus single-aisle aircraft to 29, of which 11 have already been delivered. The carrier’s single aisle backlog now comprises 12 A321neo and six Sharklet-equipped A321ceo jets.

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American Airlines has selected the Airbus A319 and A321 as the variants it will receive under its 130-aircraft A320-family fleet order, which the carrier announced in July. American is not confirming yet the exact breakdown of the two types by numbers of aircraft.

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The firm order follows the selection by the Lufthansa Supervisory Board of the A320neo family in March. All 30 A320neo-family jets will be powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G engines.

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ILFC has ordered 33 Boeing 737-800s and signed a memorandum of understanding for 100 A320neo-family aircraft, including 75 A320neos and 25 A321neos. However, ILFC is terminating its purchase agreement for 10 A380s.

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Airlines now have a choice between CFM International’s new LEAP-X engine and Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1100G engine. Known as the A320neo, the re-engined A320 family will also sport large, fuel-saving wingtip devices called Sharklets.

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