Lufthansa Group’s acceptance of a second Airbus A320neo was conditional on a compensation agreement because the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G geared turbofan (GTF) engine is still not operating to full expected performance levels, the airline said. Lufthansa spokesperson Anja Lindenstein told ATW that agreement to accept the second aircraft was made after reaching a compensation deal with Airbus and after further performance improvements were made on the engine. “[Further] ...

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