A320neo with CFM engines. Photo: Courtesy, Airbus. Airbus has ended almost 12 months of speculation and applied the blowtorch to Boeing by launching as an option the re-engine of the A320 family (but not the A318) with either the CFM International LEAP-X or Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1100G geared turbofan. To be known as the A320neo, the aircraft will also come equipped with "sharklet" winglets currently offered as an option on new build A320 family aircraft. ...

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