A newly emerging issue around increased engine vibrations is severely affecting utilization of the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-powered Airbus A320neo in-service fleet and threatens to slow the manufacturer’s recovery from delivery delays, several industry sources told ATW’s sister publication Aviation Week. According to the sources, higher-than-usual geared turbofan engine vibrations are noticed after fewer than 1,000 flight hours in some cases. They become more ...

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