Monday, July 22, 2024

Boeing engine failure causes fleet groundings

United Airlines Boeing 777-300ER

After taking off to Honolulu from Denver Airport February 20, a Boeing 777 suffered engine failure,¬†forcing the plane to land back at the airport. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) there was failure in the right-hand engine, which one passenger recalled as creating a loud explosion which subsequently caused a fire to break out. […]

K+N to manage spare parts for Pratt & Whitney

Kuehne + Nagel has signed multi-year contract with Pratt & Whitney to manage the distribution of military and commercial aftermarket spare parts. Under the agreement, Kuehne + Nagel will manage a 300,000 square foot distribution centre in Atlanta, Georgia. With responsibility for the receipt, warehousing and inventory control of over 40,000 aircraft engine parts, the […]

Lufthansa takes delivery of first A320neo

Lufthansa has taken delivery of the first Airbus A320neo, and the first of 116 the German airline has on order. The A320neo has Pratt & Whitney Pure Power Geared Turbofan engines, which the engine builder says burns 15 per cent less fuel than current generation aircraft. Lufthansa chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of the […]