Engine Alliance released the following statement in regards to Airbus’ announcement on the A380 program:
Engine Alliance is proud to power its customers with A380 aircraft and has more than 590 GP7200 engines in service. Our GP7200 engines provide exceptional fuel burn and durability and we will continue to support our customers with aftermarket services for years to come.
About Engine Alliance
Engine Alliance (EA) is a 50-50 joint venture of GE (NYSE:GE) and Pratt & Whitney (P&W), a unit of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Revenue-sharing participants include MTU Aero Engines of Germany, Safran Aero Boosters of Belgium and Safran Aircraft Engines of France. EA manufactures and services the quietest, most reliable and most fuel-efficient power plant for the A380, the GP7200.