All Nippon Airways Signs 10-Year Engine Management Agreement with Pratt & Whitney
MRO ASIA, HONG KONG - December 10, 2009
All Nippon Airways (ANA) signed a 10-year Engine Management Program agreement with Pratt & Whitney. This agreement covers 80 engines including spares. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.
The agreement includes on-wing engine performance monitoring services utilizing Pratt & Whitney's ADEM (Advanced Diagnostics & Engine Management) tools, for ANA's fleet of 30 Boeing 777s powered by PW4000 engines. Engine management enhances the ability to forecast engine health and maintenance resulting in greater reliability, operational performance and lower costs.
"This Engine Management Program agreement further demonstrates ANA's faith in our ability to provide the best tailored solutions designed to meet our customer's expectations over the long term," said Jim Guiliano, vice president, Pratt & Whitney Global Customer Services. "This proactive service solution will deliver ANA with superior value with diagnostic and prognostic data analysis to aide in maintenance decisions."
Pratt & Whitney's Engine Management Programs (EMPs) provide expert analysis of engine operational data to monitor and forecast engine health and maintenance. Through detailed analysis of engine data, Engine Management Programs help operators achieve superior reliability and lower maintenance costs throughout the lives of their engines. Engine Management Programs are offered by Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners.
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners (GSP) is a total service provider of CFM56®, V2500 and Pratt & Whitney engines. In addition to engine overhaul and repair services, GSP provides customers improved engine performance and increased asset value through a broad portfolio of services including line maintenance services, engine monitoring and diagnostics, EcoPower® engine washes, leased engines, custom engine service programs, and new and repaired parts.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.
CFM56 is a trademark of CFM International.
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