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Airbus says Pratt & Whitney catching up on engine delays

Airbus has faced a backlog of up to 100 A320neo jets sitting on the ground outside factories without their engines due to delays in deliveries, mainly from US-based Pratt & Whitney.

July 18, 2018 / 07:25 PM IST
The logo of Airbus is pictured on a buiding in Blagnac, Southwestern France, January 11, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau - RTX2YGEB

The logo of Airbus is pictured on a buiding in Blagnac, Southwestern France, January 11, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau - RTX2YGEB

European planemaker Airbus said on Wednesday that supplier Pratt & Whitney was catching up on engine delays and there would be an improvement especially in the second half of the year.

Airbus has faced a backlog of up to 100 A320neo jets sitting on the ground outside factories without their engines due to delays in deliveries, mainly from US-based Pratt & Whitney.

Airbus is holding an investor meeting on day three of the Farnborough Airshow near London.
Reuters
first published: Jul 18, 2018 06:15 pm
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