EAST HARTFORD, Conn., 26 July 2012. IndiGo signed a definitive agreement for Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 150 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The agreement includes 300 firm PurePower PW1100G-JM engines with additional options and a long-term PureSolution maintenance agreement. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2015.
"With oil prices on the rise, we are more satisfied than ever with our selection of the Pratt & Whitney PurePower engine," says IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh. "As a result of the lower engine operating cost, we are confident that we can maintain our competitive low fares while simultaneously offering our customers the most environmentally friendly way to fly."
"This IndiGo order represents one of the largest engine orders in Pratt & Whitney's long history," says Todd Kallman, president, Commercial Engines & Global Services for Pratt & Whitney. "We are excited by the opportunity to power IndiGo's A320neo fleet and fly its customers with the dependable Pratt & Whitney PurePower engines."
IndiGo, India's low-cost carrier, operates domestic services linking 32 destinations, including its main base of Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.