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PRESS RELEASES

DECEMBER 2009
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2009
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). … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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." … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE