Airbus halts some deliveries, tests after engine snag - sources

(Reuters) - Airbus has stopped delivering A320neo jets powered by Pratt & Whitney's geared turbofan engines and halted pre-delivery test flights after the latest technical hitch to affect the supplier, two sources familiar with the matter said.

A European safety bulletin, effectively grounding aircraft that have already been delivered with two engines from the same suspect batch, affects about 15-20 aircraft already in service,, they said.Airbus has briefed airlines and leasing companies on the problem and cannot yet say how long it will take.....

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