Hawaiian Airlines has announced a three-month delay in the delivery of their first A321neo because of ongoing issues with the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engine.
Airbus has stated that the delay will affect the first three A321neo deliveries. The first aircraft is now scheduled to be delivered in Q4 2017.
The airline has a planned order of 16 A321neos with nine options. As mentioned in Hawaiian’s fleet changes post, the deliveries are scheduled to run from 2017 to 2020, with the first three arriving in 2017, six in 2018 and 2019, and one in 2020. These new aircraft will allow the airline to expand while increasing capacity for the North American markets from many West Coast destinations.