Tag: Pratt & Whitney

Air Astana sign compensation agreement with Pratt & Whitney and fleet update

Air Astana Joint Stock Company has announced that it has reached an agreement with Pratt & Whitney that provides compensation and other support for the impact to the Group’s operations arising from the GTF neo engine availability issues. The agreements that Astana have with Pratt & Whit...

Vietjet selects RTX’s Pratt & Whitney to power 19 additional A321neo aircraft

Pratt & Whitney, an RTX business, Vietjet announced today that the airline has exercised options for an additional 19 firm GTF-powered A321neo aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will also provide Vietjet with engine maintenance through an EngineWise Comprehensive service agreement. A signing ce...

RTX’s Pratt & Whitney to power 15 additional single-aisle aircraft for Cebu Pacific Air

Pratt & Whitney has been selected by Cebu Pacific Air to provide GTF engines to power an additional 10 A321neo and five A320neo aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will also provide Cebu Pacific with GTF engine maintenance through an EngineWise Comprehensive service agreement. Rick Deurloo, pres...

Emirates world’s first airline to operate A380 demonstration flight with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Emirates has become the world’s first airline to operate an A380 demonstration flight using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Today’s flight, proudly commanded by Captain Khalid Binsultan and Captain Philippe Lombet, took off from Dubai International Airport (DXB) with one of four engines p...

Pratt & Whitney announce first GTF engine induction at China Airlines

Pratt & Whitney, an RTX business, announced today that China Airlines has inducted its first Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine. China Airlines joined the GTF MRO network in 2020, with its Engineering and Maintenance organization providing disassembly, assembly and test capability for the PW11...

Pratt & Whitney and Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance Announce First GTF Engine Induction

PARIS AIR SHOW – Pratt & Whitney, an RTX business, announced today that Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance, has inducted its first Pratt & Whitney GTF engine. AFI KLM E&M joined the Pratt & Whitney GTF MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) network in 2022...

Pratt & Whitney Announces New Manufacturing Affiliate in Morocco

Pratt & Whitney, an RTX business, announced today that it will launch an affiliate, Pratt & Whitney Maroc (PWM), in Casablanca, to manufacture detailed static and structural machined parts for various engine models. This investment is key to Pratt & Whitney's strategy to develop cost...

LATAM Selects Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines to Power Up 146 Airbus A320neo’s

Pratt & Whitney, a Raytheon Technologies business, announced today that LATAM Airlines Group S.A. has selected GTF engines to power additional A320neo family aircraft, adding to their initial order selecting GTF engines to power more than 40 aircraft in 2013. Combined with remaining options,...

Raytheon Technologies Opens Pratt & Whitney India Engineering Center

Pratt & Whitney, a Raytheon Technologies business, today officially opened the doors to its new India Engineering Center (IEC) in Bengaluru. The facility is co-located with Pratt & Whitney's India Capabilities Center (ICC), which opened in 2022 to provide integrated global supply chain s...

Royal Jordanian Selects Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines to Power Up to 30 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney announced today that Royal Jordanian Airlines (“Royal Jordanian”) has selected up to 30 of the latest-generation, single-aisle aircraft powered by GTF engines, replacing its entire narrow body and regional jet fleet over the coming 3-5 years. Specifically, the airline has ...

CEA signs first civil aviation purchase order at this year’s CIIE

China Eastern Airlines (CEA) signed an engine maintenance contract with Pratt & Whitney on Nov. 5, the opening day of the fifth China International Import Expo (CIIE), which is the first civil aviation purchase order inked at this year's CIIE. The contract is for the maintenance of CEA's V250...

Pratt & Whitney Canada announces certification of PW127XT-M regional turboprop engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, announced today that Transport Canada Civil Aviation has type certified the PW127XT-M regional turboprop engine that will power new builds of ATR aircraft. “The PW127XT-M engine is the new standard for operating economics, main...

Wizz Air celebrates the arrival of Pratt & Whitney’s 1000th GTF powered A320neo

Wizz Air today celebrates the arrival of a brand new, GTF-powered Airbus A320neo aircraft to its fleet of 153 aircraft. This is the 1000th A320neo powered by GTF engines to be delivered by Pratt & Whitney. Wizz Air has selected Pratt & Whitney’s ultra-modern and efficient GTF engines...

Pratt & Whitney joins SITA’s data-brokering platform

Engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney and IT provider SITA have signed an agreement for full flight data retrieval and processing in support of predictive maintenance of aircraft engines. Many airlines will benefit from the new data-driven alignment between the two companies. Rapidly availab...

Air Canada selects Pratt & Whitney GTF engines to power up to 44 Airbus A320neo aircraft

Pratt & Whitney, a division of Raytheon Technologies Corp. and Air Canada have announced the selection of Pratt & Whitney GTF engines to power 30 firm and 14 purchase right Airbus A321XLR aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will also provide Air Canada with engine maintenance through an EngineW...

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