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GTF engines save fuel worth $75 mln for airlines: P&W

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

(P&W) today said its Geared (GTF) engine has helped airlines save more than 40 million gallons of fuel worth around USD 75 million since its launch in 2016.

The engine powers a current fleet of 165 and 23 As many as 35 of and 16 of are powered by engines in

The company said in a statement said the outlook for 2018 remains bright as more engines enter revenue service this year.

"The engine programme is continuing to attract new orders and is ramping up production deliveries, all while supporting a growing in-service fleet," the statement said.

However, there have been instances of and grounding many of their neo due to issues with GTF engines.

"Our tell us they're pleased the engine is meeting fuel burn expectations right out of the gate. We're excited about continuing to provide them with game-changing, advanced that deliver annual recurring fuel savings," said senior vice president, at P&W

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 22:40 IST