The GE Aviation/Pratt & Whitney joint venture Engine Alliance said it remains in contention to power the potential re-engined Airbus A380neo with a comprehensive upgrade to the GP7200, but it noted the timing of such a move is dependent on Airbus. While acknowledging the upgraded GP7200 package would offer a “more conservative” approach to a revamped A380 offering, Engine Alliance president Dean Athans at the Paris Air Show suggested the derivative concept will be less risky ...

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