Cargolux Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney Engine Management Program
MADRID, Spain, MRO EUROPE, Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Cargolux Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney for an Engine Management Program agreement providing on-wing engine health monitoring. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.
Under the agreement, Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners will use its web-based Advanced Diagnostics & Engine Management (ADEM™) tools to provide engine performance monitoring services for the airline's fleet powered by PW4056 engines.
"Pratt & Whitney's Engine Management Program offers tools and provides expert analysis of data to help us detect and isolate issues early before a potential larger problem occurs," said Alex Wecker, Cargolux Airlines Maintenance Engineering and Fleet Planning vice president. "This proactive solution will reduce our maintenance costs and improve the efficiency of our fleet."
"We are pleased that Cargolux Airlines International S.A. has selected Pratt & Whitney for this service," said Lou Quattrocchi, Pratt & Whitney Product Line Management vice president. "Our Engine Management Program will provide Cargolux with the data to make informed decisions about their fleet to improve reliability and reduce operating costs."
Cargolux Airlines International S.A. is an airfreight carrier based out of Luxembourg. The carrier, the largest all-cargo airline in Europe, offers scheduled and charter services to more than 90 destinations covering all continents. Cargolux Airlines International S.A. has more than 40 years of experience.
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. 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 commercial building industries.
ADEM is a trademark of United Technologies Corporation