ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. (ICBC), has selected International Aero Engines to provide V2500 engines to power its fleet of 15 new A320 series aircraft. The deal is valued at US$100 million for Pratt & Whitney. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company and a major participant in IAE.
Deliveries will commence in January 2013 and continue into 2015.
The V2500 is available in seven different thrust settings, from 22,000 to 33,000 lb., to power the Airbus A319, A320 and A321 family of aircraft as well as the A319 Corporate Jet.
The V2500 SelectOne™ build standard delivers an additional one percent fuel burn advantage, along with a corresponding reduction in CO2 emissions. It improves time on-wing by up to 20 percent and is compliant with the most stringent CAEP/6 and NOx standards. It entered service in October 2008.
Source: Pratt & Whitney, A United Technologies Company (NYSE:UTX)
Date: Feb 15, 2012