Monday, January 25, 2016

Single Aisle News - January 25, 2016

January 25, 2016

Dashing hopes at Bombardier for a possible C-Series sale, United Airlines announced that it will order 40 single-aisle airlines from Boeing instead - placing an order for 737-700 models.  Bombardier continues to be in the running, however, for a possible sale to Delta Air Lines.

Boeing also announced the sale of 33 737-800 models to Southwest Airlines this past week.

Airbus delivered its first A320 NEO to Lufthansa this past week.

Pratt & Whitney, which produces the Geared TurboFan (TM) engines which power the A320 NEO, announced a reshuffle in its top management as the NEO reaches production.  Pratt & Whitney President Paul Adams will be retiring, replaced by Robert Leduc.

Embraer has begun production of parts for its first E195-E2 prototype.  The first E190-E2 prototype, meanwhile, is expected to roll-out on February 25th.

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