German low-cost carrier (LCC) Germania has placed a firm order for 25 Airbus A320neos and has taken options on a further 15 aircraft, in a deal valued at $2.7 billion. The LCC selected Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines to power its fleet of up to 40 A320neo aircraft. Announcing the deal at the Farnborough Airshow, Germania CEO Karsten Balke said the aircraft will primarily be used for fleet renewal. “This will give us a solid foundation for the future ...

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