Alafco Aviation Lease and Finance Co. KSCC (ALAFCO) selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 50 firm A320neo family aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2017. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
"ALAFCO is committed to offering the best aircraft options to its valued customers," said ALAFCO Chairman and CEO Ahmad A. Alzabin. "Selecting the PurePower Geared Turbofan(tm) engine for our Airbus A320neo family aircraft ensures the best fuel burn, noise and emission reductions, which equates to benefits with real savings for our customers." Each ALAFCO Airbus A320neo family aircraft will be powered by two PurePower PW1100G-JM engines with benefits including double-digit reductions in fuel burn, environmental emissions, engine noise and operating costs when compared with today's engines.
"Pratt & Whitney welcomes ALAFCO as a new customer," said Todd Kallman, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines & Global Services President. "We are confident the PurePower engine's performance and benefits will meet the expectations of ALAFCO and its customers."
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