The engines, to be delivered beginning in 2018, will power 40 jetliners. The airline will also take six spares. The contract also includes a long-term maintenance agreement, Pratt, a unit of United Technologies
In a statement, JetBlue Chief Executive Dave Barger said the engines will maximize performance and efficiency, while minimizing our carbon footprint.
JetBlue is not disclosing the value of the PW1100G-JM PurePower engine order, spokesman Mateo Lleras said.
The order is expected to be officially announced on Thursday.
(Reporting By John Crawley; Editing by Gary Hill and Richard Chang)