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Pratt & Whitney expects demand for C Series to pick up

The head of engine maker Pratt & Whitney is not worried about struggling Canadian plane maker Bombardier and says demand for its new C Series jet will pick up because it is a good product.


February 17, 2016
By Reuters

Pratt & Whitney makes the engines for the CSeries and its president Bob Leduc, asked at the Singapore Airshow whether he was worried about Bombardier’s future, said: “I don’t think I am, because I find it hard to believe that the Canadian government will let them fail.”

The troubled C Series has not had an order in more than a year and Canada’s Liberal government is now considering whether to invest in the program. | READ MORE