The low cost airline decides to order a new batch of Pratt & Whitney GTF engines to equip 166 Airbus A320neo. In the end, no less than 276 medium-haul aircraft will be powered by GTF.
Wizz Air stays with the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine. The Hungarian low cost airline has just ordered a new batch of Pratt & Whitney GTF to power 166 aircraft of the Airbus A320neo family. The order consists of 90 aircraft from Wizz Air’s 2016 selection, an additional 56 Airbus A320neo family aircraft and 20 Airbus A321XLR aircraft. This brings Wizz Air’s combined total order to 276 GTF-powered A320neo family aircraft. Wizz Air currently operates a fleet of 113 V2500-powered A320ceo family aircraft. The contract signed on January 27 also provides for engine MRO through a long-term EngineWise Comprehensive service agreement.