With 80% of the more than 6,300 geared turbofan (GTF) engines sold by Pratt & Whitney covered by a long-term maintenance service contract with the engine manufacturer, Pratt is shifting its commercial business model. The PW1100G powering the Airbus A320neo will launch the GTF family of engines into the market when the re-engined narrowbody enters service later this year. But the transition to the GTF is about much more for East Hartford, Connecticut-based Pratt than the engine’s ...

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