Bombardier pushed back against the notion that a re-engined A320 or 737 would severely damage the viability of its CSeries, questioning whether Airbus or Boeing could deliver equivalent fuel-burn improvements without making major and costly aircraft design modifications. Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker said last year that Pratt & Whitney's PW1000G geared turbofan fitted to the A320 would be "fatal" for the CSeries, which is slated to enter service in 2013 powered by the ...

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