Pratt & Whitney Signs Five New Engine Management Program Contracts
EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Pratt & Whitney recently signed five new contracts for its Engine Management Program (EMP) service in which Pratt & Whitney monitors and helps maintain customers' engine performance. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.
Through these agreements, Pratt & Whitney has two new U.S.-based customers -- Southern Air, located in Norwalk, Conn., with an eight-year EMP agreement for twelve PW4000 engines and Capital Cargo, based out of Orlando, Fla., with a five-year EMP agreement for six PW2000 engines. Internationally, China Cargo has signed a three-year EMP agreement on four of its PW2000 engines. Greece-based Astra Airlines has signed a three-year EMP agreement for two V2500 engines and Icelandair has agreed to a five-year EMP agreement for eight PW4060 engines.
"Pratt & Whitney's Engine Management Program ensures our customers' engines receive the finest care and attention possible while increasing their productivity and operating efficiency," said Lou Quattrochi, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Programs vice president. "We are excited to work with these new customers to support their Pratt & Whitney-powered aircraft."
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.