Airbus CEO Fabrice Brégier is confident the European manufacturer will meet a year-end deadline to bring its A320neo into commercial service. The statement followed last week’s “minor damage” to one of the test aircraft’s engines. MSN6101, the first A320neo prototype equipped with Pratt & Whitney’s PW1100G, was affected. The A320neo test plane was undergoing hot-weather testing in the Middle East when the incident occurred in Al Ain in the United ...

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