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OGMA an Embraer Group Company becomes new Pratt & Whitney Authorized Maintenance Center to support GTF engines

• OGMA joins Pratt & Whitney’s Authorized Maintenance Center network, one of the world’s largest aircraft engine manufacturers • OGMA invests 74 million euros and starts to maintain GTF (Geared Turbofan) engines, used by the new generation of commercial aircraft, namely Airbus A320neo family, the Airbus A220, and the Embraer E190-E2 and E195-E2 • Project… Read More ›

Korean Air A220 Fleet and Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engine Lead Recovery in Air Travel in South Korea

  “Korean Air has been operating ten A220s and these aircraft are used on our domestic and short-haul routes. Thanks to its more fuel-efficient engines, Korean Air’s GTF-powered A220s have lower operating cost, which enables us to utilize the fleet effectively,” said Lee Soo Keun, chief operating officer at Korean Air. “It’s important to us… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney customers heading to the front lines in a time of need.

In the face of Covid-19, aircraft manufacturers and operators around the world have shifted their operations from transporting passengers to finding creative ways to help ease the pressure in times where urgent support is needed. Many companies have found ways to create a positive impact on the current situation. Embraer Embraer, manufacturer of several Pratt… Read More ›

Air China Selects V2500® Engines for 18 Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft

Air China has selected the V2500 engine to power 18 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX); Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH; Japanese Aero Engines… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney and CCAT Announce New CT Dream It. Do It. Ambassador Program

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), announced the launch of the Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Ambassador Program – a collaboration of talented, young employees who play the role of manufacturing industry ambassadors to area youth. Pratt & Whitney is the first… Read More ›

Air Canada Adds Non-Stop Montreal-Algiers and Montreal-Marseille Flights Starting in Summer 2017.

Montreal–Casablanca service returns in April 2017 with year-round flights Air Canada today announced the addition of two new seasonal destinations to its international network from Montreal. The new services, Montreal–Algiers and Montreal–Marseille will launch in June 2017, with the Montreal–Algiers route subject to government approvals. “Air Canada is excited to introduce non-stop service from Montreal to… Read More ›

Latvia’s airBaltic Increases its Firm C Series Order to 20 Bombardier CS300 Aircraft.

CS300 aircraft’s first operator airBaltic and Bombardier enter into a firm agreement to convert seven option aircraft to firm as Riga-based airline transitions to all-Bombardier fleet. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Latvian flag carrier Air Baltic Corporation AS (airBaltic) has converted its remaining seven option aircraft to firm. This latest order brings airBaltic’s total… Read More ›

Transportation Partners Selects LEAP-1A Engines to power 174 A320neo Aircraft.

• Order valued at $4.9 billion U.S. at list price. • Expands long-term material service agreement and enhances MRO support. At a special signing ceremony here today, Transportation Partners, the leasing arm of Lion Group, and CFM International announced an order for 348 LEAP-1A engines to power 174 firm Airbus A320neo aircraft. The aircraft order… Read More ›

Vietjet and Airbus to establish A320 Flight & Maintenance Training Services in Ho Chi Minh City.

– First Training by Airbus agreement in Vietnam. – Supporting Vietjet’s expansion whilst bringing the Airbus’ and EASA’s high standards into its training organization Airbus has signed an agreement to provide flight and maintenance training services to Vietjet in Ho Chi Minh City. With this agreement, Vietjet‘s flight training centre will host an Airbus A320… Read More ›

Jeffrey Wang: Continuing an Engineering Legacy.

When Jeffrey Wang, intern, Nacelle Aerodynamics, became involved with Pratt & Whitney, he was only a child, attending “Take Your Child to Work” days with his late father, Chester. Chester was a staff engineer in Aerothermal Systems for 16 years who passed away in December 2014. Wang remembers going to the events and learning about… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement to Provide Data Management Service for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft’s Health Management System.

Will provide the infrastructure via its eFAST system to facilitate remote troubleshooting on all CSeries aircraft systems. RAA Annual Convention, Cleveland, Ohio — Bombardier announced today that it has teamed up with Pratt & Whitney to develop and implement a data management service for the CSeries aircraft – part of the overall Bombardier Aircraft Health… Read More ›

New Three-Year Contract Ratified by IAM for Pratt & Whitney’s Connecticut Operations.

A new three-year contract has been ratified following a vote by members of Locals 700 and 1746, District 26 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The contract is effective on Dec. 9 and covers approximately 2,800 employees at Pratt & Whitney in Middletown and East Hartford, Conn. Pratt & Whitney is… Read More ›

Sen. Murphy Vows to Battle Sequestration During Visit to Pratt & Whitney.

Automatic federal spending cuts pose a risk to some of Connecticut’s major employers, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Wednesday, and legislators must work toward a deficit reduction that does not jeopardize national defense programs. Addressing reporters in a media briefing at Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Murphy vowed to fight to reverse the… Read More ›

IAE wins order to power six TransAsia A321s.

TransAsia Airways has selected International Aero Engines’ V2500 engines to power six A321 standard aircraft on firm order with Airbus. As a part of a larger package, the transaction also includes Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM engines to power six firm and six option A321neo aircraft. “We are impressed with the operational and environmental benefits of… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners’ Turkish Engine Center Delivers 100th Overhauled Engine to Turkish Airlines.

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners’ Turkish Engine Center recently celebrated delivery of its 100th overhauled CFM56® engine to Turkish Airlines. The Turkish Engine Center is a joint venture between Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX); and Turkish Technic, a division of Turkish Airlines. “This engine delivery to Turkish Airlines… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney Awarded $194M F135 Long-Lead Production Contract.

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt & Whitney a $194,097,296 long-lead production contract for F135 engines to power the F-35 Lightning II. The low rate initial production (LRIP) contract covers long-lead materials for the sixth lot of F135 engines, and provides Pratt & Whitney the ability to start procuring long-lead items for production… Read More ›

Wind Tunnel Tests Further Validate Aerodynamic Design and Support Fuel Efficiency Projections of the CSeries Aircraft

Today, Bombardier Aerospace confirmed that final results of a three-phase wind tunnel test program provided further validation of the CSeries aircraft’s aerodynamic design. They also support design predictions that the CSeries aircraft, optimized specifically for the growing 100- to 149-seat market, will deliver a step-change in fuel efficiency. The wind tunnel tests also contributed to… Read More ›

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