International Aero Engines Nabs Hainan Order
International Aero Engines has been awarded a follow-on order from Hainan Airlines for V2500 engines to power 13 Airbus A320s. Along with a long-term V2500Select aftermarket agreement, the deal is worth $350 million. The Chinese operator took delivery of the first of 20 V2500-powered A319s in June, becoming the latest Chinese airline to fly the Airbus narrowbody.
In a separate order Hong Kong Airlines ordered the V2500 to power an Airbus A319 corporate jet. The engines will be supplied to the new build SelectOne standard.