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Source: AviationWeekAirbus will decide this year whether to re-engine the A320, with company officials hoping the combination of a new powerplant and already-approved winglet upgrade could improve fuel-burn of the single-aisle aircraft by as much as 15%.Airbus CEO Tom Enders said he expects a decision this year on whether or not to re-engine, and also what the potential powerplants might be. The goal is to keep the A320 commercially strong in the face of growing competition from the likes of the Bombardier CSeries and Comac C919.

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