Roaring trade for Pratt & Whitney

Singapore-based Tiger Airways has ordered International Aero Engines’ (IAE) V2500 from Pratt & Whitney to power up to 50 new Airbus A320-family jets


Singapore-based Tiger Airways has ordered International Aero Engines’ (IAE) V2500 from Pratt & Whitney to power up to 50 new Airbus A320-family jets.



The order, covering engines for 30 firm and 20 option aircraft, has a total value of $330m if all options are taken up.



The V2500-A5 has seven available thrust settings from 98,000 to 147,000 Newtons to power the Airbus A319, A320 and A321 family of aircraft as well as the A319 Corporate Jet.



Pratt & Whitney have also agreed to back the order with a long-term V2500Select service contract.



IAE is a multinational aero engine consortium comprising of shareholders Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, the Japanese Aero Engines and MTU Aero Engines.