4-Feb-2010 11:54 AM

A320 engine decision could be made by Jul-2010

Airbus COO, John Leahy, stated the manufacturer hopes to reach a decision regarding a new engine option for the A320 family by the Jul-2010 Farnborough airshow (AINOnline, 03-Feb-2010). New engines could be either the PW1000G geared turbofan from International Aero Engines or CFM International’s LEAP-X. Airbus also confirmed that it will not debut a new narrowbody until 2024.