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NOVEMBER 2013
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2013
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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). … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2013
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). … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

JULY 2013
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

JUNE 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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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). … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

APRIL 2013
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

MARCH 2013
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2013
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2013
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. … READ MORE

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. … READ MORE