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PRESS RELEASES

April 2015

Friday, April 24, 2015
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan™ Engine Wins Gold Edison Award™

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine has been awarded Gold in the transportation - aviation category of the 2015 Edison Awards™. … See more

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Pratt & Whitney Selects Christchurch Engine Center for Geared Turbofan™ Engine MRO Network

Pratt & Whitney has named Christchurch Engine Center as one of the first facilities in its Geared Turbofan™ engine MRO network to provide maintenance and overhaul services for the PW1100G-JM engine. … See more

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Commercial Engines

Air New Zealand Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for A320neo Family Aircraft

Air New Zealand has selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for 13 firm A320neo family aircraft. … See more

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Powers X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Aerial Refueling

The Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned combat air system (UCAS) has successfully performed an autonomous aerial refueling (AAR) flight test off the coast of Maryland and Virginia powered by Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system. … See more

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Environment, Health & Safety, Sustainability

Pratt & Whitney Cites Sustainability Goals and Milestones as it Observes Earth Day 2015

In recognition of the 45th annual observance of Earth Day in the United States and its own 90th anniversary, Pratt & Whitney is marking its progress toward minimizing the impact of its operations and products on the planet. … See more

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Commercial Engines, Aftermarket, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Finnair Signs 12-Year V-Services(SM) FHA

Finnair has signed an exclusive, 12-year V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA) to manage 10 V2500® engines. … See more

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Global Supply Chain

Pratt & Whitney Continues to Build Production Readiness with More Than $18 Billion in Supplier Long-Term Agreements

In anticipation of a significant increase in engine production, Pratt & Whitney has signed nearly 200 long-term agreements involving a projected spend of more than $18 billion with key product suppliers from around the world. … See more

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Commercial Engines, Engineering

Pratt & Whitney Advanced Technologies Provide Customer Value on PurePower® Engine Platform

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has developed and applied a suite of innovative materials technologies that are optimized to improve fuel burn, reduce weight and increase component durability for its PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine family. … See more

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Achieves 16,000 Hours of Engine Testing, Continues to Validate Exceptional Performance

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed more than 16,000 hours and 31,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 3,500 hours of flight time. … See more

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Commercial Engines, Operations, Manufacturing

Pratt & Whitney's Innovative Horizontal Assembly Line Completes First Engines

After 90 years of building world-class engines, Pratt & Whitney has accomplished another first by building its first PurePower® engine on its new automated horizontal assembly lines in Middletown, Connecticut, and West Palm Beach, Florida. … See more

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Commercial Engines, Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing

Pratt & Whitney to Deliver First Entry Into Service Engine Parts Using Additive Manufacturing

When Pratt & Whitney delivers its first production PurePower® PW1500G engines to Bombardier this year, these engines will be the first ever to feature entry-into-service jet engine parts produced using additive manufacturing. … See more

March 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015
Commercial Engines

BOC Aviation Selects V2500® Engines for 12 Aircraft Order

BOC Aviation has selected the V2500 engine to power 12 Airbus A320ceo family aircraft orders it recently placed. … See more

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Announces Price Increase for PurePower® Engine, Validates Exceptional Performance

Pratt & Whitney is raising list prices of its fuel-efficient PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine across the product line to reflect the significant value these engines are expected to provide customers following entry into service. … See more

February 2015

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Operations, Manufacturing

Pratt & Whitney Expands Connecticut Engine Center to Meet Increased Demand

Pratt & Whitney officially unveiled its new state-of-the-art Middletown, Connecticut, production facility to support production of the PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo and the F135 engine for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter in a ceremony held today. … See more

Friday, February 20, 2015
Engineering, National Engineers Week

Pratt & Whitney Honors Seven Engineers as Distinguished Engineers of the Year

Pratt & Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored seven Distinguished Engineers of the Year to launch National Engineers Week, Feb. 22-28. … See more

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PurePower® PW814GA and PW815GA Engines Receive Type Certification to Power New Gulfstream Business Jets

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today that it has received Transport Canada type certification for its PurePower PW814GA and PW815GA engines. … See more

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® Engines on MRJ Aircraft for Japan Airlines

Pratt & Whitney PurePower engines will provide exclusive power for 32 Mitsubishi Regional Jets (MRJ) under an agreement announced by Japan Airlines (JAL) and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. … See more

January 2015

Monday, January 5, 2015
Commercial Engines

Engine Alliance Enters Revenue Service with Etihad Airways

GP7200 engines have entered revenue service with Etihad Airways' first Engine Alliance-powered A380. … See more