Pratt & Whitney and Royal Brunei Sign Exclusive V2500 Part Repair Service Agreement
Pratt & Whitney and Royal Brunei Airlines signed an exclusive three-year agreement for engine overhauls and part repair services for the airline's V2500 engines. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
"We are pleased to select Pratt & Whitney for our V2500 overhaul and part repair needs, said S. P. Tan, executive vice president, Engineering for Royal Brunei Airlines. "As a major partner in the International Aero Engines consortium, we are confident Pratt & Whitney can best meet our needs."
"These V2500 overhauls and part repair work will be performed at our Christchurch Engine Center in New Zealand, part of our Global Service Partners network," said Tom Mayes, vice president, Global Engine Centers, Pratt & Whitney. "In addition to the overhaul and repair services, we will also work with Royal Brunei to provide lease engine support to ensure minimal disruption to their operations."
Royal Brunei Airlines is the flag carrier airline of the Sultanate of Brunei. Its home base is the Brunei International Airport in Berakas, just to the north of the capital of Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan. Royal Brunei Airlines operates to 16 destinations in Asia, Middle East, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners is a total service provider for engines made by Pratt & Whitney, International Aero Engines, General Electric, Rolls-Royce and CFMI. In addition to engine overhaul and repair services, GSP provides customers with improved engine performance and increased asset value through a portfolio of services including line maintenance, engine monitoring and diagnostics, environmentally friendly on-wing water 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.