Pratt & Whitney, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation, MTU Aero Engines and IAE to Reach PurePower® Engine Customers
FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW, Wednesday, July 15, 2014
Pratt & Whitney (NYSE: UTX), Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines will provide seamless customer sales services via an integrated International Aero Engines. The team will now provide a unified approach in bringing the V2500 and PurePower® PW1100G-JM and PW1400G-JM engines to the industry. The engines are being offered on a coordinated basis with IAE to Airbus A320 and Irkut MC-21 airline customers. The three parties have been partners in International Aero Engines for the past thirty-one years.
The joint strategy integrates key functions associated with the V2500 and the two PurePower engines that will enable the team to offer one point of contact, maximize resources and continue to offer customers the fuel efficient engine technology.
"The 2014 Farnborough Airshow will leave an impression in our minds for showing our great partnership among Pratt & Whitney, MTU Aero Engines and JAEC, which makes headway for a new phase of IAE's global and prosperous collaboration," said Kazuaki Kama, chairman, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation. "Furthermore, Japan provides unique leading-edge technology and top-notch aftermarket service to the customers by way of IAE. The collaboration is not only sensible for the partners, but also trustworthy for the customers throughout the world."
"We are delighted with more than 30 years of cooperation and look forward to supporting customers for decades to come," said Dave Brantner, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines.
"The IAE partners have achieved great successes over the past and will build on that in the future both technically and commercially," Reiner Winkler, chief executive officer, MTU Aero Engines AG.
IAE is a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders are comprised of Pratt & Whitney, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation, MTU Aero Engines AG and Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH. To date, more than 6,000 V2500 engines have been delivered to close to 200 customers around the world.
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Photo 1: Pratt & Whitney, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation and MTU Aero Engines will provide seamless customer sales services via an integrated International Aero Engines. Kazuaki Kama, chairman, JAEC; Dave Brantner, president, Commercial Engines, Pratt & Whitney; and Reiner Winkler, CEO, MTU, pose for a photo at the Farnborough Airshow.