SMBC Selects Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines to Power Its Airbus A320neos

Aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital selected Pratt & Whitney GTF engines to power an additional 20 Airbus A320neo family aircraft with options, bringing the company’s total to 50 firm GTF-powered A320neo family aircraft.

Peter Barrett, SMBC CEO, commented, “We are pleased to announce this deal with Pratt & Whitney. We believe the Pratt & Whitney GTF powered A320neo will provide our customers with a highly efficient and effective solution for their requirements”

Rick Deurloo, chief customer officer and senior vice president, Customers at Pratt & Whitney, said, “We value SMBC Aviation Capital’s continued confidence in the GTF engine with this additional order. We are honored to supply SMBC Aviation Capital and its airline customers with the advantages of the GTF engine.”

Pratt & Whitney designs, manufactures and services aircraft and helicopter engines, and auxiliary power units.

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