China Airlines says it has selected the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine to power an order of up to 30 Airbus A321neo aircraft.

The order includes 25 firm A321neo aircraft with purchase options for an additional five aircraft, leased aircraft from ALC and CALC.

Su-Chien Hsieh, chairman of China Airlines, said: “We are confident that the Pratt & Whitney GTF engines will provide our airline with the reduced noise, environmental consciousness, and fuel efficiencies we look for to support our operation to various destinations in the future.”