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July 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Taps IBM to Capture Value of Big Data to Improve Aircraft Engine Performance

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is teaming with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to enhance the engine fleet management and health solutions Pratt & Whitney offers to customers. … See more

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® Engines on Air Mandalay Order for Six Mitsubishi Regional Jets

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for six firm Mitsubishi Regional Jets (MRJ) for an order announced today by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. (MITAC) and Air Mandalay. … See more

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

EASA Certifies GP7272 and GP7272E Engines

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified two new thrust ratings for the GP7200 engine. … See more

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

The Engine Alliance Extends Time on Wing with GP7200 HPT Durability Improvements

The Engine Alliance has released a series of GP7200 engine enhancements. … See more

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® Engines on Trans States Holdings Order of 50 Firm Embraer E-Jets

Pratt & Whitney has entered into a letter of intent to provide exclusive power for 50 firm Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, for an order announced by Embraer and Trans States Holdings, Inc. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation, MTU Aero Engines and IAE to Reach PurePower® Engine Customers

Pratt & Whitney (NYSE: UTX), Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines will provide seamless customer sales services via an integrated International Aero Engines. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

International Airlines Group signs MOU for V2500 Engines to Power 30 Airbus Aircraft

International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with International Aero Engines' (IAE) for V2500 engines. IAE will power 30 A320ceo aircraft for the IAG subsidiary, Vueling Airlines. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Azul Selects PurePower® Engines for Order of 30 Embraer E-Jets

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 30 firm Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, for an order announced today by Embraer and Azul Brazilian Airlines. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

SaudiGulf Airlines Selects V2500® Engines for Four Aircraft Order

SaudiGulf Airlines has selected the International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engine to power four A320ceo aircraft and has also signed an eight-year V-Services(SM) maintenance service agreement with IAE. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Philippine Airlines to Power New A320neos with Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engines

Philippine Airlines has executed a Letter of Intent to power its order of 10 Airbus A320neo aircraft with Pratt & Whitney PurePower® engines. … See more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance Receive Pure-V™ Recognition

IAE International Aero Engines AG awarded Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance Limited (RRPF) with Pure-V designation for maintaining its fleet of V2500® spare engines to OEM build standards and incorporating only IAE-approved parts and repairs. … See more

Monday, July 14, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Implements New FMP for PW4000 Engine Customers

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is implementing a new fleet management program (FMP) for the PW4000 94-inch engine that will improve engine reliability and time on-wing for operators. … See more

Monday, July 14, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Readies for Geared Turbofan™ Engine Entry into Service

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is launching its Entry Into Service (EIS) program for the Geared Turbofan engine family. … See more

Monday, July 14, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Launches Geared Turbofan™ Engine MRO Network

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), launched its Geared Turbofan PW1000G engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) network at the Farnborough Airshow today, providing customer solutions that result in engines with longer time on-wing and lower fuel burn advantages. … See more

Monday, July 14, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Launches New Comprehensive Engine Services Plan

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), launched a comprehensive Engine Services plan, a new engine maintenance service plan that provides customers with the highest level of maintenance support available. … See more

Monday, July 14, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

VivaAerobus Selects PurePower® and V2500 Engines in an Order for Airbus Aircraft

VivaAerobus, Mexico's ultra-low cost carrier, has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 40 Airbus A320neo aircraft, plus 40 option. … See more

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Achieves Nearly 10,000 Hours of Engine Testing Validating Technology Maturity

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed nearly 10,000 hours and 19,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 1,400 hours of flight time. … See more

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine for the A320neo Aircraft Now Saves Additional 2 Percent On Fuel Burn

Pratt & Whitney today announced another technology breakthrough on the PurePower engine – an additional 2 percent fuel burn enhancement on the PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo aircraft family. … See more

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2014

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW150C Engine Selected to Power AVIC Xi'an Aircraft Company's New MA700 Regional Turboprop

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a United Technologies Corporation company (NYSE:UTX), today announced that its PW150C turboprop engine will power the new MA700 regional turboprop aircraft being launched by AVIC Xi'an Aircraft Company of China. … See more

June 2014

Friday, June 6, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney's Robotics Team Wins Manufacturing Leadership Award for Engineering & Production Technology

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Award in the Engineering and Production Technology Leadership category for its Next Generation Robotics Automation Manufacturing team. … See more

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First PurePower® Engine for Mitsubishi Regional Jet

Pratt & Whitney delivered its first PurePower PW1200G engine to Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. The PW1200G engines will power the single-aisle MRJ90 Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). … See more

May 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Unveils Higher Thrust PurePower® Engine

Pratt & Whitney today launched the newest addition to the PurePower engine family, the PW1135G-JM engine, a 35,000 thrust class engine for the Airbus A321neo aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Ships Initial PurePower Engines To Airbus

Pratt & Whitney has delivered its first ship set of PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines on schedule to Airbus for its A320neo aircraft family. … See more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

V2500®-E5 Engines Shipped to Embraer

IAE International Aero Engines AG has shipped all six prototype V2500-E5 powerplants for Embraer Defense and Security's new KC-390 multi-role tanker/transport aircraft. … See more

Monday, May 5, 2014
Commercial Engines

Royal Brunei Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for New A320neos

Royal Brunei Airlines, the flag carrier of Brunei Darussalam, has signed a letter of intent with Pratt & Whitney for PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power seven firm A320neo aircraft (together with three options). … See more

April 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Volaris Receives Pure-V™ Engine Designation

IAE International Aero Engines AG has awarded Volaris, a low-cost airline based in Mexico, the Pure-V designation for V2500® engines currently powering its 46 A320ceo family aircraft. … See more

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Avianca Receives Pure-V™ Engine Designation

IAE International Aero Engines AG has awarded Avianca the Pure-V designation for its V2500® engines. … See more

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Cathay Pacific Airways Awards IAE 10-Year V-Services℠ FHA

IAE International Aero Engines AG announced today that it has signed an exclusive, 10-year V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA) with Cathay Pacific Airways to manage 48 V2500® engines operated by its wholly owned subsidiary Dragonair. … See more

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Commercial Engines

V2500® Reaches New Operational Milestone

The V2500 engine program reached a new operational milestone when two first-run V2527-A5 engines powering TAM's A320ceo aircraft remained on wing without a shop visit for nearly 20,000 cycles and 30,000 flight hours. … See more

Monday, April 7, 2014
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Lufthansa with PurePower® Engines for 30 Additional A320neos

Lufthansa has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for an additional 30 A320neo family aircraft. … See more

March 2014

Friday, March 28, 2014
Commercial Engines

ANA Holdings Selects PurePower® Engines for New Airbus Aircraft

ANA Holdings selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 30 A320neo family aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in 2016. … See more

Monday, March 24, 2014
Commercial Engines

Tigerair Selects PurePower® Engines for New Airbus Aircraft

Tigerair selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 37 firm A320neo aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in 2018. … See more

February 2014

Friday, February 21, 2014
Commercial Engines

V2500® Program Reaches 6,000th Production Milestone

IAE International Aero Engines AG reached a new production milestone when it shipped its 6,000th V2500 engine from the Pratt & Whitney Middletown Engine Center. … See more

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on Air Costa Order for 50 Embraer Jets

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 50 firm Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, with an additional 50 purchase rights, for an order announced today by Embraer and Air Costa. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2018. … See more

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

Nepal Airlines Corporation Selects V2500® SelectOne™ Engines for A320ceos

Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has signed its first order with IAE International Aero Engines AG to supply V2500-A5 SelectOne engines to power two new firm A320ceo aircraft plus options for two additional aircraft. … See more

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Singapore Airshow 2014

Tigerair Awarded Pure-V™ Engine Designation

IAE International Aero Engines AG has awarded Singapore-based operator Tigerair the Pure-V designation for V2500® engines powering its aircraft. … See more

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Singapore Airshow 2014

Pakistan International Airlines Awards Pratt & Whitney PW4000 Engine Management Program

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced today that it has signed an exclusive, three-year Engine Management Program (EMP) agreement with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to maintain the airline's fleet of 12 PW4152 installed engines. … See more

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Dependable Service by the JT8D Engine

Pratt & Whitney's JT8D engine, an icon of aviation history, celebrates 50 years of dependable service this month, making it one of the most successful gas turbine engines in history. … See more

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. of China Is the First PurePower® Engines Customer in Mainland China

With an order for up to 30 CSeries aircraft, CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. (CLC) of China will be the first recipient of Pratt & Whitney PurePower engines in mainland China. … See more

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Achieves 7,600 Hours of Engine Testing Validating Engine Characteristics

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed more than 7,600 hours and 17,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 850 hours of flight time. … See more

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

BOC Aviation Selects PurePower® Engines for New Airbus Aircraft

BOC Aviation has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 15 firm A320neo aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in 2017. … See more

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Commercial Engines, Singapore Airshow 2014

Turkish Airlines Orders V2500® Engines for New A321s

Turkish Airlines has entered into an agreement under which IAE International Aero Engines AG's V2500 engines will power 25 new A321 aircraft. This brings the total number of V2500-powered A320 aircraft in their fleet to 110. … See more

Monday, February 10, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Singapore Airshow 2014

Pratt & Whitney Marks Opening of New MRO and Engineering Facility at Singapore Seletar Aerospace Park

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today marked the official opening of Pratt & Whitney Component Solutions, the company's new repair and engineering facility at Singapore's Seletar Aerospace Park. … See more

November 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance GP7200 Engine Achieves 2,000,000 In-Service Flight Hours

The Engine Alliance GP7200 engine has achieved another significant operational milestone, reaching 2 million revenue flight hours after five years of service. … See more

Monday, November 18, 2013
Commercial Engines

IAE Launches Pure-V™ Engine Designation

IAE International Aero Engines AG has launched its new Pure-V™-1 designation for V2500® engines maintained to IAE's high build standards. A Pure-V designated engine contains IAE-approved parts and repairs throughout the entire engine. … See more

October 2013

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Beechcraft and Pratt & Whitney Canada Sign Major Engine Service Agreement to Support Wheels Up King Air 350i Fleet

Beechcraft Corporation and its aftermarket service and support organization, Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS), announced at the 2013 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition that it has signed a long-term engine service agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) to support the PT6A-60A engines powering the King Air 350i aircraft recently ordered by private aviation membership company Wheels Up. … See more

Monday, October 21, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Canada Signs Engine Service Agreement With Hawker Beechcraft Services

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed an engine service agreement with Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) for the support of Beechcraft King Air series turboprops and Hawker business jets. … See more

Friday, October 4, 2013
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes New V2500® Engine Line: Prepares for Ramp Up at Connecticut Engine Center

Today, Pratt & Whitney completed the second phase of an assembly-floor transformation project at its Middletown, Conn., facility to prepare the Engine Center to ramp up for production of its portion of PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for the Airbus A320neo family and increase capacity for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II for the U.S. Military. … See more

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

P&WC Seals Long-Term FMP(R) Program Agreement with Denmark's Nordic Aviation Capital

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is pleased to announce the signing of a new long-term Fleet Management™ Program (FMP®) contract with Denmark's Nordic Aviation Capital A/S (NAC). … See more

September 2013

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

IAE's V-Services(SM) Helps Maintain Fleet in China

Today 19 customers based in China operate over 420 V2500® engine-powered aircraft. More than 360 of these aircraft are covered by a V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA). … See more

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Commercial Engines

ICBC Leasing Orders V2500® Engines for New Aircraft

ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), has entered into an agreement under which IAE International Aero Engines AG's V2500 engines will power 17 firm and three option A320 series aircraft. … See more

Monday, September 16, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Powers Bombardier CSeries First Flight

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine successfully powered Bombardier's new CSeries* airplane for its maiden flight. … See more

Friday, September 13, 2013
Commercial Engines

PT6A Engines to Power Agricultural Aircraft Converted by Cascade

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed a five-year agreement with Cascade Aircraft Conversions, LLC. to provide PT6A engines for agricultural operators who elect to upgrade their aircraft engines. … See more

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Signs Exclusive Maintenance Agreement with Transaero Airlines

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed an exclusive eight-year maintenance services agreement with Transaero Airlines to provide engine overhaul services on the airline's fleet of PW4000-112" engines. … See more

July 2013

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Delivers its 80,000th Engine to Beechcraft

Fifty years after delivering its very first engine to Beechcraft Corporation, P&WC has celebrated with Beechcraft another historic milestone during EAA AirVenture (EAA), in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with the delivery of its 80,000th engine, a PT6A-60A set to power the King Air 350i. … See more

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Commercial Engines

Volaris Selects PurePower® and V2500® Engines for Airbus Aircraft

Volaris has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 30 firm A320neo aircraft. The airline becomes the first Mexican airline to select the Geared Turbofan™ engine. … See more

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Commercial Engines

Etihad Airways Upgrades to V2500® SelectTwo™ Engines

Etihad Airways has signed an agreement with IAE International Aero Engines AG to upgrade the airline's current and future fleet of 35 V2500 engine-powered Airbus A320 family of aircraft to the V2500 SelectTwo engine standard. … See more

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney and SkyWest, Inc. Sign Aftermarket Agreement for Fleet of Mitsubishi Regional Jets

Pratt & Whitney and SkyWest, Inc. have signed a definitive agreement for a PureSolution™ Fleet Management Program supporting the PW1217G engines installed in a fleet of 100 MRJ90 Mitsubishi Regional Jets and up to an additional 100 option MRJ90 Mitsubishi Regional Jets for a term of up to 16 years. … See more

June 2013

Thursday, June 20, 2013
Commercial Engines, Military Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Announces More Than 1,000 New Engine Orders; Highlights F135 Engine Milestone at 2013 Paris Air Show

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced new orders for more than 1,000 engines, including options, and highlighted key milestones for its military engines programs - including the F135 engine - at the 2013 Paris Air Show. … See more

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Air Lease Corporation Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for Airbus A320/A321 neo Aircraft

Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 30 firm A320/A321 neo aircraft. … See more

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

International Lease Finance Corporation Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for Additional 30 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power an additional 30 A320neo Family aircraft bringing ILFC's total commitment to 180 engines. … See more

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on International Lease Finance Corporation Order for Up to 100 Embraer E-Jets E2 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 100 Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft based on the letter of intent announced by Embraer and International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC). … See more

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Commercial Engines, Engineering, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney and NASA Demonstrate Benefits of Geared TurboFan™ System in Environmentally Responsible Aviation Project

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, recently reached a milestone in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) Project by demonstrating unprecedented performance and efficiency of a Geared TurboFan™ ultra-high bypass system, successfully completing 275 hours of fan rig testing in the NASA Low Speed Wind Tunnel. … See more

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Norwegian Air Shuttle Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney and Norwegian Air Shuttle signed a definitive agreement to power 50 firm Airbus A320neo family aircraft with PurePower PW1100G-JM engines. First delivery is scheduled for 2016. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Spirit Airlines Selects PurePower® and V2500 Engines for 75 Airbus Aircraft

Spirit Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 45 firm A320neo aircraft. Spirit also selected International Aero Engines' (IAE) V2500 engine to power its order for 30 firm A320ceo aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

IAE Ramp Up Driven by Reliability, Backed by V-Services

IAE International Aero Engines AG is building more V2500 engines than ever and continues to break production records as it ramps up to meet demand. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Paris Air Show 2013

IAE Begins Assembly of First KC-390 Engine

IAE is assembling the first V2500-E5 engines – selected in 2011 to power Embraer Defense and Security's new KC-390 multi-role tanker/transport aircraft – in June. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Paris Air Show 2013

Spirit Airlines Expands Aftermarket Agreement with IAE

Spirit Airlines, North America's leading ultra low-cost airline, and IAE International Aero Engines AG have amended their existing V-ServicesSM Fleet Hour Agreement to include coverage for 86 incremental V2500 engines. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Philippine Airlines Selects V2500 Engines for Airbus Aircraft

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has selected IAE International Aero Engines AG's V2500 engine to power its order for 34 A321 aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

IAE Inks New Engine Deal with CALC

China Aircraft Leasing Company Ltd. (CALC) has entered into an agreement under which IAE International Aero Engines AG will provide V2500 engines to power 11 new A320 family aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

BOC Aviation Confirms Order for Additional IAE V2500 Engines

BOC Aviation awarded IAE International Aero Engines AG with an engine order for 13 firm A320 family aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled from May 2014 to December 2016. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Program Continues to Expand

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced more than 3,500 orders that include announced and unannounced firm orders, plus options for its PurePower engine family with game-changing Geared Turbofan™ technology. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Aviation Capital Group Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft

Aviation Capital Group (ACG) has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power 12 firm A320neo aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

LATAM Airlines Selects PurePower® Engines for Airbus Aircraft

LATAM Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 42 firm A320neo family aircraft. … See more

Monday, June 17, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on SkyWest, Inc. Order for 100 Embraer Jets

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 100 firm plus 100 purchase right Embraer Second Generation E-Jets for an order announced today by Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2020. … See more

Monday, June 17, 2013
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Extends Part Repair Agreement with All Nippon Airways

All Nippon Airways Co., LTD. (ANA) has signed an eight-year extension to its exclusive part repair agreement with Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, to continue support of the airline's fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines. … See more

Monday, June 17, 2013
Commercial Engines, Paris Air Show 2013

China Southern Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4170 Advantage70™ Engines

China Southern Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney's PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power its order of 16 Airbus A330 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Leadership, Commercial Engines

David M. Brantner Named President, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines; Matthew F. Bromberg Named President, Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket; Todd J. Kallman to Retire

Pratt & Whitney today appointed David Brantner, 46, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines, and Matthew Bromberg, 43, president, Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket, both reporting to Paul Adams, chief operating officer. Brantner and Bromberg succeed Todd Kallman who announced his intent to retire from UTC. … See more

Monday, June 3, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine for Airbus A320neo Soars on Wing; Begins First Flight Test Program

The Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engine successfully completed its first flight May 15, launching the engine family's flight test program. … See more

April 2013

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower® Engines on Airbus A321neo Aircraft for Hawaiian Airlines

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 25 Airbus A321neo aircraft for an order announced today by Hawaiian Airlines. The 16 firm and nine option aircraft order between Hawaiian Airlines and Airbus represents up to 50 fuel efficient PurePower® PW1133G-JM engines. … See more

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine for Airbus A320neo Successfully Completes Ground Test Program; Prepares for First Flight Tests

The first Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo family of aircraft successfully completed ground testing at the company's West Palm Beach, Fla., test facility. The engine completed over 120 hours of testing, validating overall engine operation and fuel efficiency. … See more

March 2013

Monday, March 11, 2013
Commercial Engines

IAE Celebrates 30 Years of Superior Technology

It was March 11, 1983 and IAE's five new shareholders – Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, Japanese Aero Engine Corporation, MTU Aero Engines, and FiatAvio – were on a mission to develop an advanced aero engine that would lead the single-aisle segment into the new millennium. … See more

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Commercial Engines

Light Twin Leader PW206B3 to Power EC135 P3

Eurocopter, an EADS company, will use PW206B3 engines to power the next EC135 helicopter, the EC135 P3. … See more

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Commercial Engines

PT6T-9 Twin-Pac® Engines to Power Upgraded Bell 412EPI Commercial Helicopter

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Company (NYSE:TXT), has selected Pratt & Whitney's Canada's (P&WC) PT6T-9 Twin-Pac® engines to power its upgraded Bell 412EPI helicopter. … See more

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Commercial Engines

FAST Technology Offers a Single Solution for Managing All Engine Performance Data

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has launched Automatic Power Assurance Check (APAC) to run on its FAST™ (Flight data Acquisition Storage and Transmission System) engine diagnostic solution for P&WC-powered helicopters. … See more

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Commercial Engines

New TBO Program for PW206 and PW207 Engine

The time between overhaul (TBO) for all new PW206 and PW207 engines has been extended to 4,000 hours. … See more

February 2013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Transforms Middletown Assembly Area for New PurePower® PW1100G-JM and F135 Engines

Pratt & Whitney completed the first phase of an assembly-floor transformation project at its Middletown, Conn., facility that prepares the Engine Center to produce its portion of PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for the Airbus A320neo and increases production capacity for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II for the U.S. military. … See more

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Commercial Engines

Transport Canada Certifies Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1500G Engine for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft

Bombardier Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney announced today that Pratt & Whitney has successfully achieved Transport Canada type certification of its first PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine – the PW1500G engine that will power Bombardier's CSeries aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Commercial Engines

Dean Athans to Succeed Mary Ellen Jones at The Engine Alliance

Dean Athans has been named president of the Engine Alliance, succeeding Mary Ellen Jones, who is returning to a senior leadership position at Pratt & Whitney. … See more

January 2013

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Expands Global Footprint with First Manufacturing Facility in Singapore

Today Pratt & Whitney Singapore Manufacturing broke ground on a new facility at the Seletar Aerospace Park. This new production facility will manufacture fan blades and high pressure turbine disks for Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engines. … See more

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Commercial Engines

Embraer Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine as Exclusive Power for Second Generation of E-Jets

Embraer today announced it has selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine as the exclusive power for its new second generation of the E-Jet aircraft family. … See more

December 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012
Commercial Engines

Stellar 2012 for Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine Programs

As of year-end, Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced nearly 3,000 engine orders, including options, for its PurePower engine family with game-changing Geared Turbofan™ technology. … See more

November 2012

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Commercial Engines

TransAsia Airways Firms Options for Additional Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A321neo Aircraft

TransAsia Airways has converted options for six A321neo aircraft with Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines into firm orders. Pratt & Whitney will now power TransAsia's order of 12 firm A321neo aircraft. … See more

October 2012

Friday, October 26, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes First PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engine for Airbus A320neo Family of Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney has completed assembly of its first engine to test (FETT) for its PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine – the first engine to power the Airbus A320neo aircraft. Company leadership, Airbus, MTU, JAEC and employees celebrated the program milestone with a Last Bolt Ceremony at Pratt & Whitney's West Palm Beach facility … See more

September 2012

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Signs Five New Engine Management Program Contracts

Pratt & Whitney recently signed five new contracts for its Engine Management Program (EMP) service in which Pratt & Whitney monitors and helps maintain customers' engine performance. … See more

July 2012

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1200G Engines on SkyWest, Inc. Order for 100 Mitsubishi Regional Jets

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 100 Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft for an order announced today by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation … See more

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Commercial Engines

Air Astana Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4000-94” Engines in Deal Valued at $90 Million

Air Astana has selected Pratt & Whitney’s PW4000-94” engine for its order of three firm and one option Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft. The contract is … See more

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance Announces GP7200 Engine Enhancements and Marks One Million Flight Hours

Today the Engine Alliance announced a series of performance and durability enhancements to the GP7200 engine applicable to new engine deliveries that will … See more

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and JetBlue Airways Finalize Agreement for PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney and JetBlue Airways signed a definitive agreement for … See more

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Offers Service-Proven PW4170 Advantage70™ Engine for Airbus 240 Tonne A330 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney will offer its PW4170 Advantage70™ engine, the most reliable and fuel efficient engine available for the A330 aircraft… See more

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G Engine Successfully Completes First Flight Test Program

The Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engine successfully completed… See more

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Australian Supplier Broens Industries for Additional F135 Engine Work

Pratt & Whitney has awarded Broens Industries a follow on purchase order to manufacture complex support equipment for the… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Becomes Majority Program Shareholder in IAE: Closes on Deal to Purchase Rolls-Royce Program Share in the IAE Collaboration

Pratt & Whitney and IAE International Aero Engines (IAE) shareholders, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines GmbH, announced details of the June 29 closing of Pratt & Whitney’s agreement to purchase Rolls-Royce’s program… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

Norwegian Air Shuttle Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney and Norwegian Air Shuttle signed a memorandum of understanding to power 50 firm Airbus A320neo family aircraft with PurePower PW1100G-JM engines… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

Cebu Pacific Air Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A321neo Aircraft

Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB), the Philippines’ largest carrier, has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for its order of… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

Shanghai Airlines Signs Three-Year Agreement for Pratt & Whitney Engine Management Programs

Shanghai Airlines has signed a three-year Pratt & Whitney Engine Management Program agreement, which includes… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

CIT and Pratt & Whitney Finalize Agreement For PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines For Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a global leader in transportation finance, and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and IndiGo Finalize Agreement for 300 PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines

Pratt & Whitney and IndiGo signed a definitive agreement for PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 150 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The agreement includes… See more

Monday, July 9, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Delivers First Engines for Boeing C-17s to India

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has delivered the first four F117 engines for the Indian Air Force to power its fleet of… See more

Monday, July 2, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Welcomes Airbus A320 Family Assembly Line to United States

Today, Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) welcomed an Airbus announcement that it will establish a manufacturing facility… See more

June 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce Close on Deal for Program Share in IAE

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, closed today on its agreement to purchase Rolls-Royce’s program share in IAE International Aero Engines (“IAE”)… See more

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and Irkut Sign Definitive Agreement for PurePower® PW1400G Engine for MC-21 Aircraft Family

Pratt & Whitney and Russia’s Irkut Corporation today signed a definitive agreement to offer the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1400G engine on Irkut’s MC-21 family of aircraft. This secures the PurePower engine as the only western powerplant offered on the new narrow body program… See more

May 2012

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G Engine Takes to the Skies: Begins First Flight Test Program

The Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engine successfully completed its first flight on April 30, launching the engine family’s flight test program. The PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet… See more

April 2012

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Commercial Engines

GP7200 Engines Recognized for Fuel Consumption Benefit

Airbus recently revised its performance handbook to indicate that GP7200-powered A380 aircraft have been demonstrating fuel consumption levels… See more

February 2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012
Commercial Engines

Gearing Up for Certification: PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine Test Program Progressing Rapidly

Continuing its engine certification program, Pratt & Whitney has initiated certification icing testing for its PurePower PW1524G engine that will power the Bombardier* Cseries* aircraft family. The company anticipates completing engine certification by the end of 2012. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company… See more

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Commercial Engines

TransAsia Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A321neo Aircraft

TransAsia Airways has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of six firm and six option A321neo aircraft. The deal includes a 10-year PureSolutionSM maintenance service agreement for 27 engines, including spare and option engines… See more

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of V2500® Engine Order from Sichuan Airlines Valued at US$80 Million

Sichuan Airlines has selected International Aero Engines to provide V2500 engines to power eight new A320 series aircraft. The order includes a long-term aftermarket services agreement. The deal is valued at approximately $80 million for Pratt & Whitney. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp… See more

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of V2500® Engine Order from ICBC Valued at US$100 Million

ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. (ICBC), has selected International Aero Engines to provide V2500 engines to power its fleet of 15 new A320 series aircraft. The deal is valued at US$100 million for Pratt & Whitney. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… See more

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners' TOS Facility Celebrates 30th Anniversary

2012 marks 30 years since the formation of Turbine Overhaul Services (TOS), a Singapore-based joint venture between Pratt & Whitney and Singapore Technologies Aerospace Limited (ST Aerospace). Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… See more

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Wins $200 Million PW4000 Advantage70™ Engine Order from Korean Air

Korean Air selected Pratt & Whitney’s PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power five new Airbus A330 aircraft. The agreement, valued at approximately $200 million, represents 10 firm PW4170 engines. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp… See more

December 2011

Thursday, December 15, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines Selected for JetBlue's Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family

JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 40 firm A320neo family aircraft. The MOU includes 86 PurePower engines with a long-term PureSolutionSM maintenance service agreement. … See more

Monday, December 5, 2011
Commercial Engines

Geared For Success: Landmark Year for PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine

Pratt & Whitney has surpassed the milestone of receiving orders - including options - for more than 2,000 PurePower Geared Turbofan engines while completing more than 1,250 hours and 2,800 cycles of full engine testing for its first two applications. … See more

Monday, December 5, 2011
Commercial Engines

Geared For Success: Landmark Year for PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine

Pratt & Whitney has surpassed the milestone of receiving orders - including options - for more than 2,000 PurePower Geared Turbofan engines while completing more than 1,250 hours and 2,800 cycles of full engine testing for its first two applications. … See more

November 2011

Monday, November 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

PurePower® PW1000G Geared Turbofan™ Engine Named to TIME Magazine's '50 Best Inventions of 2011'

TIME Magazine has named Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® PW1000G engine as one of "The 50 Best Inventions of 2011," describing it as "the most important development in aviation in 2011." … See more

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Commercial Engines

ALAFCO Opts for Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family

Alafco Aviation Lease and Finance Co. KSCC (ALAFCO) selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 50 firm A320neo family aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2017. … See more

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Commercial Engines

Qatar Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family

Qatar Airways has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for its order of 50 firm A320neo family aircraft. … See more

Monday, November 14, 2011
Commercial Engines

PurePower® Engines Surpass 1,000 Hours of Full Engine Testing

Pratt & Whitney has successfully completed more than 1,000 hours of full engine testing on its PurePower engines for its first two applications – the PW1500G engine series for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft and the PW1200G engine series for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet. … See more

October 2011

Friday, October 28, 2011
Commercial Engines

Air China Completes First Sustainable Biofuel Flight Using Pratt & Whitney PW4000 94-inch Engines

Air China, in partnership with Boeing, Honeywell UOP, the Civil Aviation Administration of China, PetroChina and Pratt & Whitney, today completed a demonstration flight using a sustainable biofuel derived from biomass grown in China. … See more

Friday, October 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Clarification Statement on IAE Commercial Production

IAE today is clarifying its expectations on future production for the V2500 engine following a recent news report that mischaracterized the consortium's plans. … See more

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce Announce Restructuring of IAE Collaboration and New Partnership to Develop Next Generation Engines for Mid-Size Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, and Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, are pleased to announce a restructure of their participation in IAE International Aero Engines AG (IAE), which produces the V2500 engine for the A320 family of aircraft. … See more

Monday, October 3, 2011
Commercial Engines

First PurePower® PW1200G Engine Concludes Ground Testing

Ground testing of Pratt & Whitney's first PW1200G family engine – the PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) – recently concluded. The engine, the first of an eight-engine validation and certification program, completed more than 300 hours and 1,100 cycles. … See more

September 2011

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney, JAEC and MTU to Collaborate on PurePower® PW1100G-JM for Airbus A320neo Program

Today, Pratt & Whitney, Japan Aero Engines Corporation (JAEC) and MTU Aero Engines AG announced they will collaborate to provide the PurePower PW1100G-JM engine for the A320neo program. … See more

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of China Eastern Order Valued at $400 Million

China Eastern Airlines has awarded IAE International Aero Engines an order for V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 50 Airbus A320-family aircraft. … See more

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1500G Engine Completes First Flight Test Program

The Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1500G engine, the PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft, completed its first flight test program logging 25 flights with 115 flight hours. … See more

June 2011

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Named Frost & Sullivan Engine OEM of the Year

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has received the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Aerospace & Defense Award for Engine OEM of the Year. The award category is for engines below 20,000 pounds of thrust used in the general, business and regional aviation sectors. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1500G Engine Flies Maiden Flight; Begins Flight Test Program

The Pratt & Whitney PW1500G engine took to the skies for its first flight on June 20, launching the engine family's first flight test program. The PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft flew its maiden flight on Pratt & Whitney's 747SP flying test bed at Pratt & Whitney Canada's Mirabel Aerospace Centre. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1500G Engines on Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Order for Undisclosed Major Network Carrier

Pratt & Whitney will power 10 firm and up to 6 option CS100 CSeries* aircraft ordered by an undisclosed major network carrier. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

CIT Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G Engines to Power Up to 50 Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a global leader in transportation finance, today announced from the 49th International Paris Air Show that CIT Aerospace has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G engines for its order of the Airbus A320neo family aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Air Austral Finalizes Purchase and Fleet Management Agreements with Engine Alliance

Air Austral and the Engine Alliance have finalized agreements for the purchase of GP7200 engines and a 10-year Fleet Management Agreement to cover the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engines that will power Air Austral's two A380 aircraft. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1500G Engines on up to 30 Bombardier CSeries Aircraft for Korean Air

Pratt & Whitney will power up to 30 Bombardier CSeries®* aircraft based on a Letter of Intent (LOI) signed by Korean Air. The LOI covers 10 firm and 10 option aircraft, as well as purchase rights for an additional 10. … See more

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance GP7200 Engine Hits 500,000 In-Service Flight Hours; Nears Third Anniversary of Entry Into Service

The Engine Alliance GP7200 engine has achieved another milestone, reaching 500,000 revenue flight hours in June. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Commercial Engines

All Nippon Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4074D Engines in $230 Million Deal

All Nippon Airways has selected Pratt & Whitney's PW4074D engines to power five new Boeing 777 aircraft. The agreement represents 10 firm PW4074D engines and is valued at $230 million at list prices. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1200G Engines on Mitsubishi Regional Jet Order for ANI Group Holdings LTD

Pratt & Whitney will provide power for 5 firm Mitsubishi Regional Jet aircraft ordered by ANI Group Holdings LTD as part of a contract announced today. The agreement represents 10 firm PW1200G engines for the aircraft with a PureSolutionSM maintenance service agreement. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and International Lease Finance Corporation Finalize Agreement for PurePower® PW1100G Engines on Airbus A320neo Order

Pratt & Whitney and International Lease Finance Corporation signed a definitive agreement concerning engines for up to 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft ordered by International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) as part of an order announced in early March. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of Gulf Air Order Valued at $60 Million

Gulf Air, Bahrain's national carrier, has selected IAE International Aero Engines to power six Airbus A321 aircraft. The value to Pratt & Whitney of the order and aftermarket agreement is approximately $60 million. … See more

Monday, June 20, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of China Southern Order Valued at $250 Million

China Southern Airlines has awarded IAE International Aero Engines an order for 65 SelectOneTM engines, bringing the total number of V2500-powered China Southern aircraft in service to 177. The agreement also includes a long-term IAE engine maintenance agreement. … See more

Sunday, June 19, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Joins Dassault Aviation in Celebrating Delivery of 500th PW307A Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) delivered its 500th PW307A engine to Dassault Aviation on June 1, 2011. … See more

Sunday, June 19, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Joins in Launch of Aerosud's First Indigenous Turboprop Civil Certified Aircraft in Africa

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is powering the first indigenous turboprop civil certified aircraft in Africa with the unparalleled P&WC PT6A engine. … See more

May 2011

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Commercial Engines

Korean Air Celebrates Delivery of First GP7200-powered A380 Aircraft

Today Korean Air celebrated the delivery of its first GP7200-powered Airbus A380 aircraft at a ceremony in Toulouse, France. Korean Air has ordered a total of 10 A380s and will begin operating the aircraft in June. … See more

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Commercial Engines

First Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1217G Engine Testing Begins

Ground testing of Pratt & Whitney's first PW1200G family engine – the PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) – is well under way. … See more

Monday, May 16, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Enhanced PW308C Engine for Dassault's Falcon 2000S

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has launched an enhanced PW308C engine for Dassault's new Falcon 2000S business jet. … See more

Monday, May 16, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Engine Diagnostic Tool for PW100 Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today officially launched an engine diagnostic tool, powered by Spotlight®, for its PW100 engine. … See more

Friday, May 6, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates Mirabel Aerospace Centre Grand Opening

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today officially inaugurated the company's new Mirabel Aerospace Centre located at Montreal-Mirabel International Airport in Quebec, Canada. … See more

April 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011
Commercial Engines

Lufthansa Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G Engines for Airbus A320neo Aircraft Family

Lufthansa has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G engines for its order of 30 aircraft in the A320neo family. The order approved by Lufthansa's supervisory board on March 16 still requires contract closure with Airbus. … See more

March 2011

Thursday, March 31, 2011
Commercial Engines

IndiGo Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G Engines for Airbus A320neo Order: One of the Largest Orders in Recent Aviation History

IndiGo has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G engines to power its fleet of 150 new Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The decision represents 300 firm PW1100G engines with options for additional engines. … See more

Thursday, March 24, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes First PurePower® PW1200G Engine for Mitsubishi Regional Jet

Pratt & Whitney completed assembly on the first PurePower PW1217G engine to test for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft. The engine, rated at 17,000 pounds of thrust, is the third PurePower PW1000G series engine to complete assembly. … See more

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1100G Engines on Airbus A320neo Order for International Lease Finance Corporation

Pratt & Whitney will provide power for up to 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft ordered by International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) as part of a contract announced today. The agreement includes 120 firm PurePower PW1100G engines for 60 aircraft and options for up to 80 engines for the additional 40 aircraft with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2016. … See more

Monday, March 7, 2011
Commercial Engines

Etihad Airways and the Engine Alliance Finalize GP7200 Engine and Fleet Management Agreements

Etihad Airways and the Engine Alliance have signed agreements for the purchase of the GP7200 engines to power its fleet of 10 Airbus A380 aircraft and for a long-term Fleet Management Agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engines. … See more

Sunday, March 6, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Joins Med-Trans Corporation in Celebrating Delivery of Milestone 1,000th PW206B2 Engine Aboard EC135P2 Helicopters

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) presented Med-Trans Corporation (Med-Trans) with a commemorative plaque at a ceremony here today marking the delivery of the 1,000th PW206B2 engine aboard Eurocopter's EC135P2 helicopter. … See more

Sunday, March 6, 2011
Commercial Engines

VIH Aviation Group Ltd. Chooses P&WC-Powered AgustaWestland AW139 Helicopters Signs Long-Term Guaranteed Maintenance Cost Plan Contract

VIH Aviation Group Ltd. has purchased 10 AgustaWestland 139 AW139 helicopters powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC's) PT6C-67C engines and has signed a long-term Guaranteed Maintenance Cost Plan contract with P&WC, which covers the overhaul and repair of the engines. … See more

Sunday, March 6, 2011
Commercial Engines

PHI Inc Chooses P&WC-Powered AgustaWestland AW139 Helicopters Signs Long-Term Engine Service Agreement for PT6C-67C Engines

PHI Inc (NASDAQ: PHII, PHIIK), a leading provider of helicopter transportation and related services to a diverse customer group that includes the oil and gas industries, has purchased 10 AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC's) PT6C-67C engines. … See more

Sunday, March 6, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Delivers First PT6C-67E Production Engine for the Eurocopter EC175 Helicopter

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has delivered its first PT6C-67E production engine for the Eurocopter EC175 helicopter, a medium-size utility helicopter for multi-role civilian and parapublic applications. … See more

Sunday, March 6, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates Swedish Police Squadron 40,000-hour Milestone

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has joined with aircraft maintenance company Patria Helicopters AB to mark an important milestone reached by the helicopter squadron of the Swedish Police. EC135P2 helicopters operated by the Squadron and equipped with P&WC's PW206B2 engines have now recorded a remarkable 40,000 in-flight hours. … See more

February 2011

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Commercial Engines

First Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Completes Initial Ground Tests, Exceeds Expectations

Pratt & Whitney successfully completed initial ground testing on its first PurePower® PW1000G series engine, the PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft. The engine completed nearly 200 hours of ground tests at the company's West Palm Beach, Fla. facility. … See more

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1200G Engines on Mitsubishi Regional Jet Order for Trans States Holdings

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 50 firm and up to 50 options for new Mitsubishi Regional Jet aircraft ordered by Trans States Holdings as part of a contract announced today. … See more

January 2011

Monday, January 10, 2011
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney's JT8D Engine Receives FAA Certification for Engine Enhancements

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company, today announced the certification of several enhancements for the JT8D-219 engine. … See more

December 2010

Monday, December 13, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada to Invest $1 Billion in Research & Development Over Five Years

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today that it will invest more than $1 billion in research and development over the next five years to develop the next generation of high-performance aircraft engines. … See more

Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Presents New Engine to NAAA Auction and Introduces New Customer Service Initiatives to Provide Greater Support to Ag Industry

Pratt & Whitney Canada has announced several initiatives relating to the maintenance and support of its PT6A engines, popular in the agricultural aviation industry around the world, here at the 2010 National Agricultural Aviation Association's (NAAA) annual convention and trade show. … See more

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance Delivers 100th GP7200 to Airbus; Engine Marks 300,000 Service Hours

The Engine Alliance today celebrated the delivery of its 100th GP7200 engine to Airbus at a ceremony at the Goodrich facility in Toulouse, France. … See more

Friday, December 3, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches PT6 Nation as Online Community to Connect with PT6 Customers and Fans

Operators and fans of Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) PT6 engine may now meet at PT6nation.com to share stories and keep up to date on developments. … See more

Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Commercial Engines

Airbus Offers A320neo with Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G Engine

Airbus announced today that it will offer the award-winning Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G geared turbofan™ engine as an ultra fuel-efficient new engine option (neo) for its A320 Family. … See more

November 2010

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Commercial Engines

First Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1524G Engine Testing Advances

Ground testing of Pratt & Whitney's first PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* family of aircraft continues on schedule validating performance expectations. … See more

October 2010

Friday, October 29, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada and Rolls-Royce Canada Open State-of-the-Art Cold Weather Engine Testing and Research Facility

The Global Aerospace Centre for Icing and Environmental Research (GLACIER) Inc., a limited joint venture company comprising Rolls-Royce Canada and Pratt & Whitney Canada, has officially opened its new, state-of-the-art cold weather testing and research facility for aircraft engines, in northern Canada. … See more

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada to Provide PW535 Engines to Power Up To 125 Embraer Phenom 300 Platinum Edition Aircraft for NetJets

NetJets Inc. announced today that it will order up to 125 Embraer Phenom 300 platinum edition executive jets powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PW535E engines. … See more

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada's New Memphis, Tenn. Parts Distribution Centre Improves Service Levels for North American Engine Operators

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is offering improved AOG (aircraft on ground) turn times, optimized shipping costs and increased service levels for its North American customers with the relocation of a warehouse for new spare parts and line replaceable units (LRU) from Muskegon, Mich., to Memphis, Tenn. … See more

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Eliminates Minimum Annual Operating Hour Requisite for ESP® Program

Engine operators wishing to enrol in Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) industry leading Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP Program) will no longer face minimum flying hour requirements. … See more

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Extends Eagle Service™ Plan FLEX Option for Additional 12 Months

Operators looking to benefit from Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) popular FLEX enrolment option for the Eagle Service Plan (ESP® Program) now have an additional 12 months to do so. … See more

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Takes on Engine Operating Costs and Customers Reap Rewards

Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) dedication to performance, speed and simplicity in customer service has taken on new dimensions. … See more

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Commercial Engines

3,000th Engine Enrolled in Pratt & Whitney Canada's ESP® Program

The 3,000th engine receiving world-class support through Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP® Program) belongs to Dr. Michael Alper, who flies an Embraer Phenom 100. … See more

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Engineering, Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney on MIT Team Receiving Popular Mechanics Magazine's Breakthrough Innovator Award for Eco-Friendly Green Aircraft Design of the Future

Pratt & Whitney engineers are part of a team that today is receiving Popular Mechanics magazine's Breakthrough Innovator Award for designing a greener aircraft of the future that could use 70 percent less fuel than current planes while reducing noise and emissions. … See more

September 2010

Monday, September 27, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Files Complaint Against Rolls-Royce

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court in Connecticut against Rolls-Royce. … See more

August 2010

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes First PurePower® PW1524G Engine

Pratt & Whitney has completed assembly on its first PurePower PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft and will deliver the engine to the company's West Palm Beach, Fla., facility later this month to initiate testing. … See more

Monday, August 16, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of Air Lease Corporation Order Valued at $165 Million

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has selected International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engines to power 30 Airbus A320 aircraft ordered at the 2010 Farnborough Air Show. … See more

July 2010

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Share of Vietnam Airlines Order Valued at $235 Million

Vietnam Airlines has again selected International Aero Engines (IAE) for an order for V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 36 Airbus A321 aircraft. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Gears Up for First PurePower® Engine to Test for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney is on target for its first engine to test for the new PurePower PW1500G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Malaysia Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4000 Advantage70™ Engines in $680 Million Deal

Malaysia Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney's PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power 17 new Airbus A330 aircraft. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Wins US$100 Million Engine Order from TAM Linhas Aereas

TAM Linhas Aereas has selected Pratt & Whitney PW4000-100" Advantage70™ engines to power two new Airbus A330 aircraft in a deal valued at more than US$100 million. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW210 Engine Selected to Power AgustaWestland AW169 Helicopter

AgustaWestland selected the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210 engine to power its new AW169 helicopter in the 4.5-ton class. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Emirates Selects Engine Alliance GP7200 Engines to Power Latest A380 Aircraft Order

Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline, has selected Engine Alliance GP7200 engines to power its A380 order announced last month for an additional 32 Airbus A380 aircraft. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Completes Advanced Core Testing for PurePower® Engine Family

Pratt & Whitney has completed testing on its full-scale PurePower engine core with more than 260 test hours, successfully validating performance and operability goals. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

P&WC Launches Demonstrator Program of New Regional Turboprop Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has launched a demonstrator program for an all-new advanced turboprop engine aimed at powering the next generation of regional turboprop aircraft. … See more

Monday, July 19, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Share of China Southern Order Valued at $132 Million

China Southern Airlines has awarded International Aero Engines (IAE) an order for V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 20 Airbus A320-family aircraft. … See more

Sunday, July 18, 2010
Commercial Engines, Farnborough Air Show 2010

Pratt & Whitney Share of Yemen Airways Order Valued at $100 Million

Yemen Airways has awarded International Aero Engines (IAE) an order for V2500 engines to power 10 Airbus A320 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, July 15, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Joins Pilatus Aircraft Ltd in Celebrating Delivery of Milestone 1,000th PT6-Powered PC-12 NG Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) presented Pilatus Aircraft Ltd with a commemorative plaque at a ceremony marking delivery of the 1,000th PC-12 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, July 15, 2010
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance Completes 100th GP7200 Engine; Specific Fuel Consumption Improvement Noted

The Engine Alliance today celebrated completion of its 100th GP7200 engine with employees and partners at a ceremony in Middletown, Conn. … See more

June 2010

Thursday, June 24, 2010
Commercial Engines

FAA Selects Pratt & Whitney for CLEEN Technologies Program, Targets the Environmentally Friendly PurePower® Engines

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that Pratt & Whitney has been awarded a one-year contract with extension options, which will assist Pratt & Whitney to further develop and mature new jet engine technologies aimed at reduced fuel burn, noise and emissions under the FAA's Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (CLEEN) technology development program. … See more

May 2010

Monday, May 17, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Advanced Core Testing Validates Performance Goals for PurePower® Engine Family

Pratt & Whitney has completed more than 100 hours of testing on its full-scale PurePower engine core, successfully validating performance goals of its new generation of commercial jet engines and demonstrating excellent starting and operability characteristics. … See more

Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates 500th PW308C Delivery to Dassault Aviation

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today celebrated the delivery of its 500th PW308C turbofan engine to France's Dassault Aviation, a major player in the mid- to large-size business aircraft market. … See more

April 2010

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Commercial Engines

MTU Completes First Low-Pressure Turbine for PW1524G Engine

MTU Aero Engines accomplished another major milestone con-tributing to the geared turbofan technology of Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® PW1524G engine for the Bombardier CSeries aircraft. … See more

Monday, April 12, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney and Irkut Sign First Contract to Begin Work on PurePower® PW1400G Engine for MC-21 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney and Russia's Irkut Corporation have signed a contract for the companies to begin preliminary design activities on the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1400G engine, which was selected to power the Irkut MC-21 aircraft. … See more

Thursday, April 8, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Enters Into Collaboration Agreement With FlightSafety International to Expand Global Training Network Capability

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today announced a long-term collaboration agreement with FlightSafety International (FlightSafety) to expand the company's global training network capability and enhance the customer training experience for all P&WC customers around the world. … See more

February 2010

Thursday, February 25, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® PW1000G Engines and Exclusive Long-Term Aftermarket Engine Support on Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Order for Republic Airways

Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 40 firm and up to 40 options for new Bombardier CSeries®* aircraft ordered by Republic Airways as part of a contract announced today. … See more

Friday, February 5, 2010
Commercial Engines

Hong Kong Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PW4000 Advantage70™ Engines in $470 Million Deal

Hong Kong Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney's PW4170 Advantage70™ engine to power six new Airbus A330 aircraft. … See more

Friday, February 5, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Offers PW4000 94-inch Advantage Performance Upgrade Package to Reduce Fuel Burn and Operating Costs

Pratt & Whitney will offer an Advantage Performance Upgrade package for the PW4000 94-inch family of engines that will deliver 1 percent fuel burn reduction and improve engine durability. … See more

Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of Turkish Airlines Order Potentially Valued at $165 Million

Turkish Airlines (THY), the national carrier of Turkey, has selected International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 SelectOne™ engines for 20 firm and 10 option A320 family aircraft, scheduled to be delivered between 2011 and 2013. … See more

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of Sichuan Airlines Order Potentially Valued at $100 Million

Sichuan Airlines selected International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engines to power its latest fleet of Airbus A320s currently on order. … See more

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance GP7200 Achieves 99.9 Percent Departure Reliability Rating After 18 Months in Service

The Engine Alliance GP7200 has marked 18 months in revenue service. … See more

January 2010

Thursday, January 28, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Share of Jetstar Airways Order Potentially Valued in Excess of $1 Billion

Jetstar Airways, a subsidiary of Qantas Airways, has awarded International Aero Engines (IAE) an order for V2500 engines to power a new fleet of 50 Airbus A320-family aircraft, with the option to purchase V2500 engines for up to 40 more aircraft. … See more

Thursday, January 21, 2010
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Celebrates 500th Engine Delivery to Blackhawk Modifications Inc.

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) recently celebrated the delivery of its 500th PT6A turboprop engine to Blackhawk Modifications Inc. of Waco, Texas, a major player in the growing aircraft modifications market. … See more

Monday, January 18, 2010
Commercial Engines

SIA Engineering Invests in Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1000G Engine

SIA Engineering Company Limited (SIAEC) has signed a definitive agreement to participate in Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1000G engine Risk-Revenue Sharing Program (RRSP). … See more

Monday, January 4, 2010
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance GP7200 Engine Hits 100,000 In-Service Flight Hours

The Engine Alliance GP7200 engine has achieved another milestone, reaching 100,000 revenue flight hours at the end of December. … See more

December 2009

Monday, December 21, 2009
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Begins Testing of Advanced Core for PurePower® Engine Family

Pratt & Whitney has launched testing of a full-scale PurePower engine core, marking a major milestone in the development of the new generation of jet engines. … See more

Thursday, December 10, 2009
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1000G Engine Selected to Power Russia's Irkut MC-21 Aircraft

Russia's Irkut Corporation has selected the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1000G engine to power the Irkut MC-21 aircraft. … See more

November 2009

Thursday, November 26, 2009
Commercial Engines

Mary Ellen Jones Named Engine Alliance President

Mary Ellen Jones has been named president of the Engine Alliance, a 50/50 joint venture of General Electric (NYSE:GE) and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). … See more

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Commercial Engines

Air Austral Reaffirms its Selection of Engine Alliance GP7200 Engines and Fleet Management Agreement

Air Austral has reaffirmed its selection of the Engine Alliance GP7200 engines to power its two Airbus A380 aircraft and its selection of the Engine Alliance as its service provider to maintain, repair and overhaul the engines with a 10-year Fleet Management Agreement. … See more

Monday, November 16, 2009
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Wins US$112 Million Share of Order for V2500 Engines from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise

DAE Capital, the aircraft leasing and financial business arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), has selected the International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 SelectOne™ for 20 Airbus A320-family aircraft. … See more

Thursday, November 12, 2009
Commercial Engines

Popular Science Magazine Picks Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1000G Engine Top Aviation Technology with Best of What's New Award

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® PW1000G engine has been recognized by Popular Science Magazine with a 2009 "Best of What's New Award." … See more

Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada Receives Transport Canada Certification for PW535E Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has received Transport Canada type certification for its new PW535E engine selected to power the Embraer Phenom 300 light business jet. … See more