Top News on Airbus A320neo

  • CFM starts Leap-1A flight tests

    CFM International has begun flight tests of its new Leap-1A engine destined for the Airbus A320neo narrowbody, the GE Aviation-Snecma joint venture has confirmed.

  • Other News for Airbus A320neo

  • CFM revamps Leap assembly ahead of ramp-up

    ​As pressure grows to raise already peak production rates for single-aisle aircraft, CFM International has decided to...

  • FARNBOROUGH: Pratt & Whitney, Alcoa forge blades partnership

    Pratt & Whitney and Alcoa have sealed a partnership that underpins the Pure Power PW1000G geared turbofan engine...

  • FARNBOROUGH: Boeing courts low-costs with 200-seat Max 8

    Boeing is to target its new 200-seat “minor model” of the 737 Max at the fast-growing low-cost carrier market.

  • News Listings for Airbus A320neo

  • ANALYSIS: CFM leads in engine markets – but P&W on the rise

    News | 30 Mar 2015 12:05 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Powerplants are central to key airframe developments in the air transport sector as the tempo rises around the re-engined narrowbody sector – and the battle is raging as the manufacturers fight for market share.
  • ANALYSIS: What low oil prices might mean for sales and leasebacks

    News | 10 Mar 2015 20:40 | Laura Mueller

    Airlines could lose appetite for sales and leasebacks as cheaper fuel creates healthier cash positions, a lessor cautions.
  • CFM revamps Leap assembly ahead of ramp-up

    News | 10 Mar 2015 00:32 | Stephen Trimble

    ​As pressure grows to raise already peak production rates for single-aisle aircraft, CFM International has decided to roll out two major upgrades to the production system for the Leap engine series.
  • ANALYSIS: GE's growth at Peebles shows scale of ambitions

    News | 04 Mar 2015 14:20 | Dominic Perry

    ​Drive west from Cincinnati along Ohio state highway 32 towards Virginia and the roads get progressively emptier. Small towns hunker down in the frigid Midwestern winter landscape, dots of colour in a sea of rolling brown hills. The further west you get, the deeper into Amish country you are - signs warn of the likelihood of encountering slow-moving buggies ahead. But, in contrast, every now and then flashing orange lights strobe along the oncoming carriageway as a huge tractor-trailer rig approaches, wide load sign displayed on its nose. Tucked behind in the well of the low-loader trailer is a tarpaulin-wrapped shape, despite the covers it is unmistakeably a large jet engine.
  • Narrowbodies to drive Asian MRO growth: Frost & Sullivan

    News | 04 Mar 2015 03:59 | Aaron Chong

    Consultancy Frost & Sullivan expects ​Asia's MRO industry to grow by close to 6% annually over the next 20 years, mostly through the growth of narrowbody aircraft in the region.
  • ANALYSIS: How 3D printing could change the way R-R develops products

    News | 03 Mar 2015 09:50 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Contained within the vast complexity of a modern widebody jet engine it may look like just another large, intricately-designed metal structure. But a 1.5m-diameter titanium front bearing housing (FBH) inside a Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engine is a structure with a difference. It could point the way to an eventual revolution in aerospace manufacturing, changing everything from the way factory floors look to the speed at which new components, prototypes and programmes are developed.