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JUNE 2015
Air Serbia Signs V-Services(SM) Agreement for V2500® Engine Fleet
Air Serbia, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, has entered into a V-Services Fixed Price Agreement to maintain its 21 V2500 engines. … READ MORE

CALC Orders PurePower® Engines for A320neo Aircraft
China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited, the largest independent operating aircraft lessor in China, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to power 18 Airbus A320neo aircraft with Pratt & Whitney PurePower engines. … READ MORE

Air India Selects Pratt & Whitney AeroPower for 787 Auxiliary Power Unit Repair Support
Pratt & Whitney AeroPower has signed a long-term repair support agreement for the APS5000 auxiliary power unit (APU) with Air India Ltd., for its fleet of seven future and 20 existing Boeing 787-8 series aircraft. … READ MORE

Engine Alliance Delivers Steady Improvements in GP7200 Performance, Reliability and Durability
The GP7200 engine is exceeding performance expectations with the incorporation of the high pressure turbine (HPT) upgrade announced at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow. … READ MORE

China Eastern Airlines Signs 12-Year V-Services(SM) Agreement
China Eastern Airlines has signed a 12-year V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA) for its 10 Airbus A320ceo aircraft. … READ MORE

Airbus Recognizes V2500 Engine Program as Best Industrial Performer
Airbus, recognizing continuous quality improvement initiatives, awarded the 2014 Best Industrial Performer in the engines and nacelles supplier category to the V2500 engine program. … READ MORE

Northeast Logistics Center to Usher in Global Logistics Transformation at Pratt & Whitney
The opening of the Northeast Logistics Center (NELC) in Londonderry, New Hampshire, this month marks a new chapter for material flow and introduces a significant process change in how logistics is managed at Pratt & Whitney. … READ MORE

Korean Air Selects Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engines to Power 30 Firm plus 20 Option A321neos
Korean Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Pratt & Whitney to provide its PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for 30 firm plus 20 option A321neo aircraft. … READ MORE

SMBC Aviation Capital Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for A320neo Order
SMBC Aviation Capital, the world's third largest aircraft lessor, has chosen Pratt & Whitney's PW1100G-JM engine to power 30 of its Airbus A320neo aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2017. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney GTF Engine MRO Network Formalized
Pratt & Whitney and its OEM collaborators, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation (JAEC) and MTU Aero Engines AG (MTU), signed a definitive agreement formalizing a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) network through International Aero Engines LLC and naming initial locations where PW1100G-JM engine maintenance visits will be performed. … READ MORE

Wizz Air Receives Pure-V™ Recognition
Wizz Air has been awarded with Pure-V™ designation for maintaining its fleet of more than 120 V2500® engines to OEM standards and incorporating only OEM-approved parts and repairs. … READ MORE

SAS Selects V-Services(SM) for 50 V2500® Engines
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has signed a 5-year V-Services(SM) Fixed Price Repair Agreement to manage 50 V2500® engines. The agreement will cover installed engines on SAS's fleet of 25 Airbus aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, Levett Engineering Continue Partnership in Australia for the F135 Engine and F-35 Lightning II
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), has signed a long term agreement (LTA) with Levett Engineering for the manufacture of critical F135 engine components. … READ MORE

Air New Zealand Extends V2500® Engine Maintenance Agreement
Air New Zealand has signed a Maintenance Services Agreement extension with the Pratt & Whitney Christchurch Engine Centre to maintain its fleet of 58 V2500® engines for an additional five years supporting the airline's Airbus A320 operations. … READ MORE

First PurePower® Engine for Embraer E190-E2 Initiates Testing
Pratt & Whitney has completed assembly and is initiating testing of the first PurePower PW1900G test engine at its facility in East Hartford, Connecticut. … READ MORE

Wizz Air Selects V2500® Engines for 17 Aircraft Order
Wizz Air has selected the V2500 engine to power a new fleet of 17 previously announced Airbus A321ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Dr. Alan Epstein Awarded Aircraft Engine Technology Award by American Society of Mechanical Engineering
The American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) yesterday awarded to Dr. Alan Epstein, Pratt & Whitney's vice president, Technology & Environment, its prestigious Aircraft Engine Technology Award. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Aircastle to Support Embraer E-Jet E2s Powered by PurePower® Engines
Pratt & Whitney and Aircastle Limited ("Aircastle") (NYSE: AYR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for an Engine Support Agreement supporting off-wing maintenance for up to 25 Embraer E-Jet E2s, powered by PurePower engines. … READ MORE

BOC Aviation Chooses the V2500® Engine for A320ceo Order
BOC Aviation has selected the V2500 engine to power an additional 14 Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Turkish Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines to Power Order of 72 Firm and 20 Option Airbus A321neo Aircraft
Turkish Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power its order of 72 firm and 20 option A321neo aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2017. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Prepared to Support GTF™ Engine Customers
In preparation for entry into service in late 2015, Pratt & Whitney has accelerated a variety of activities to ensure customers have a strong support network in place before they begin flying Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engines. … READ MORE

Big Data to Improve Pratt & Whitney Engine Performance
Pratt & Whitney is undertaking 14 different big data analytics projects in 2015 to improve engine performance and service offerings for customers. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney F135 Engine Powers USS Wasp Sea Trials; F135 on Track for U.S. Marine Corps F-35 Initial Operational Capability
Pratt & Whitney powered the first shipboard Marine Corps F-35B operational test from the USS Wasp from May 18-29 off the coasts of Virginia and North Carolina. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Engine Performs First Engine Start and Ground Run in the First F-35 Assembled Outside U.S.
Pratt & Whitney's F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II, successfully completed its first engine start and ground run in the first F-35 assembled outside of the United States. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Engine Hot Section Demonstrates Full-Life Capability
Pratt & Whitney's F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II, has successfully demonstrated full-life capability during accelerated mission testing (AMT) at Arnold Engine Development Center, Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Receives FAA Production Certification for PW1100G-JM Engine
Pratt & Whitney recently received Federal Aviation Administration approval to add the PW1100G-JM engine that will power the Airbus A320neo aircraft to its production portfolio. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement with Azul to Support E195-E2 Jets Powered by PurePower® Engines
Pratt & Whitney and Azul have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a Fleet Management Program supporting off-wing maintenance for 30 firm Embraer E195-E2 jets plus options for 20 aircraft, powered by PurePower® engines. … READ MORE

CIT Selects the V2500® Engine for A321ceo Order
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) yesterday inducted Dr. Jayant Sabnis, Pratt & Whitney's vice president, Engineering – Module Centers, recognizing him among the state's leading experts in science, engineering and technology. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Media Events at the 2015 Paris Air Show
Pratt & Whitney will host several media briefings and announce several new business and supplier long-term agreements throughout the Paris Air Show. … READ MORE