Cebu Pacific Air has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for its order of 30 firm and 10 option A321neo aircraft. The agreement also includes a ten-year PureSolutionSM maintenance package for each engine. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2017. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp.
“We selected the Pratt & Whitney PurePower engine because of its fuel burn, emissions and noise benefits over today’s engines,” said Lance Gokongwei, Cebu Air Inc. president and CEO. “We are confident that the PurePower engine will deliver the lowest total operating costs for our fleet of Airbus A321neo aircraft.”
“Pratt & Whitney is very pleased that Cebu Pacific selected the PurePower engine to power its Airbus A321neo fleet,” said Todd Kallman, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines president. “We look forward to providing Cebu with the best technology available today with the PurePower Geared Turbofan engine.”
The PurePower engine uses an advanced gear system allowing the engine’s fan to operate at a different speed than the low-pressure compressor and turbine. The combination of the gear system and an all-new advanced core delivers fuel efficiency and environmental benefits.
Cebu Air Inc. is the largest carrier in the Philippine air transportation industry.