International Aero Engines President and CEO Jon Beatty said the V2500, which had a "slow start" in China because it was not the first engine available for the A320, will gain traction now that it is powering nine of the first 10 aircraft assembled at the new Tianjin FAL. Its first was delivered Tuesday to Sichuan Airlines (ATWOnline, June 24). "I see growing potential here in China," he told ATWOnline. The Chinese government has ordered 600 A320s for delivery in four blocks. "The government ...

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