Korean Air selects Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines for up to 50 Airbus A321neo aircraft

Korean Air has selected the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine to power up to 50 Airbus A321neo aircraft.  The aircraft are expected to begin delivery in 2021.

Korean Air and Pratt & Whitney are also entering into discussions for the Korean Air Maintenance and Engineering Division to join Pratt & Whitney’s PW1100G-JM GTF MRO network. 

Korean Air currently operates ten Airbus A220-300 aircraft in service, powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1500G engines.  In addition, Korean Air’s Pratt & Whitney-powered fleet includes 18 777s, six 747s, and 29 A330s.  Korean Air also operates a fleet of ten A380s powered by the Engine Alliance GP7200 engine, a joint venture between Pratt & Whitney and General Electric.

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