DUBAI Nov 14 (Reuters) – Qatar Airways has placed a $4 billion (Â£3.13 billion) jet engine order with CFM International to power its 50 Airbus
CFM, owned by General Electric
“We chose the LEAP engine based on its proven efficiency in commercial operations,” Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker said in a statement on Wednesday.
Qatar Airways ordered United Technologies Corp’s
The status of the Pratt & Whitney order was not immediately clear. Qatar Airways did not respond to a request for immediate comment.
Qatar Airways threatened to walk away from the A320neo order in 2016, including cancelling the Pratt & Whitney deal, over performance issues before it eventually swapped it for the larger jets.