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DECEMBER 2016
Pratt & Whitney's Revolutionary PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engines Power HK Express Milestone Flight
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan engines have powered HK Express' first Airbus A320neo revenue service flight. … READ MORE

ANA Becomes the First Japanese Airline to Transform Aviation with Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engines
ANA has become the first Japanese carrier to take delivery of the Airbus A320neo, powered by the revolutionary technology in the PurePower Geared Turbofan engine developed by Pratt & Whitney. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Technologically Advanced PurePower® Engine Takes Flight with airBaltic
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine powered the first revenue service flight of the Bombardier CS300 with airBaltic, taking passengers from Riga to Amsterdam on Dec. 14. … READ MORE

PurePower® Engine Transforms Aviation by Reducing Emissions, Fuel Burn on China Southern
Pratt & Whitney delivered the first PurePower engines to China Southern Airlines, the first mainland Chinese airline to take delivery of an Airbus A320neo aircraft powered by this revolutionary engine technology. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Celebrates Airbus A321neo Aircraft Certification
The certified A321neo is powered by the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Connecticut IAM-Represented Employees Ratify New Labor Contract
Members of Locals 700 and 1746, District 26 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), representing approximately 2,600 employees at Pratt & Whitney in Middletown and East Hartford, Connecticut, ratified a new labor agreement today. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2016
Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines Transform Aviation with VivaAerobus
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan Engine™ has entered into service with VivaAerobus on the operator's A320neo. … 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. … READ MORE

Shenzhen Airlines Selects V2500® Engines for 13 Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft
Shenzhen Airlines has selected the V2500 engine to power 13 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. Selects V2500® Engines to Power 10 A321ceo Aircraft
Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. has selected the V2500 engine to power 10 firm Airbus A321ceo aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Shanghai Engine Center Delivers Its 600th Overhauled Engine
Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company Limited recently delivered its 600th overhauled CFM56® engine to China Eastern Airlines, marking a significant milestone for the engine center. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2016
The PurePower® PW800 Engine: Flying, Certified and Primed for Entry into Service
The next generation of long and ultra-long range business jet engines is already here, in the form of Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC's) PurePower PW800 engine. … READ MORE

PW617F1-E Engine Granted Transport Canada Type Certification to Power New Embraer Phenom 100 EV
Pratt & Whitney Canada is proud to announce that its PW617F1-E engine received type certification from Transport Canada. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PT6A-140 Series Engines: A Class Apart in the Utility and Ag Markets
With its new PT6A-140A turboprop engine and PT6A-140AG variant, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is a generation ahead of the rest. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Canada Receives Two Prestigious Supplier Awards from Embraer
The quality of Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) performance and customer support has been recognized with two 2016 Supplier of the Year Awards from Embraer. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Thrust Reverser Component Distribution Agreement with Satair Group
Pratt & Whitney announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Satair Group for the exclusive distribution of PW4000 100-inch engine thrust reverser spare parts. … READ MORE

Revolutionary Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Joins Spirit Airlines Fleet
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine has entered passenger service with Spirit Airlines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and CCAT Announce New CT Dream It. Do It. Ambassador Program
Today, 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. … READ MORE

Advanced Turbine Engine Company Selected to Demonstrate Innovative Capability for Future Vertical Lift Helicopters
The U.S. Department of the Army has awarded a contract to the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC). … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2016
BOC Aviation Selects V2500® Engines for Five Firm A320ceo Family Aircraft
BOC Aviation has selected the V2500 engine to power five firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Singapore Engine Center Achieves 7,600 Engine Overhaul Milestone
Pratt & Whitney has overhauled more than 7,600 engines at its Singapore engine center, marking a significant milestone in the center's history. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Hanwha Techwin Expand Relationship with Singapore Facility and Increase Risk Revenue Collaboration on PurePower® Engine Programs
Pratt & Whitney subsidiary United Technologies International Corporation-Asia Private Limited, and Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd. have signed an agreement for Hanwha to acquire a 30 percent equity interest in P&W NGPF Manufacturing Company Singapore Pte. Ltd. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2016
U.S. Army Selects ATEC to Design Dramatically Improved Helicopter Engine for Black Hawk and Apache Fleets
The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army's fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. … READ MORE

JULY 2016
P&WC's Oil Analysis Technology: An On-Wing Game-Changer for Preventive Maintenance
Pratt & Whitney Canada's innovative Oil Analysis Technology Program continues to build momentum. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Key Suppliers Inaugurate Three Additional E-Learning Centers at Public Schools in Hyderabad and Bengaluru, India
Pratt & Whitney and its suppliers celebrated the inauguration of three e-learning centers across India - one in Bengaluru and two in Hyderabad - this week. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Signs Deal for up to 64 Engines; Split Order Between PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ and V2500® Engines
Pratt & Whitney today signed a deal for PW1100G-JM and V2500 engines to power up to 32 A320 family aircraft with an undisclosed leasing company. … READ MORE

Air Canada Signs Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engine Services Agreement
Air Canada has signed a services agreement with Pratt & Whitney for maintaining their fleet of PurePower PW1500G engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Wins Order to Power Up to 200 A320neo Aircraft for Wizz Air
Wizz Air has selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines to power its order of A320neo family aircraft. … READ MORE

BOC Aviation Selects V2500® Engines for 18 Aircraft
BOC Aviation has selected the V2500 engine to power 18 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

AWAS Selects V2500® Engines for up to Five Aircraft
AWAS has selected the V2500 engine to power three firm, two option Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. … READ MORE

Engine Alliance Supersizes Superjumbo Service
Engine Alliance is adding two new engine overhaul centers to the GP7200 MRO network in Dubai and Singapore. … READ MORE

P&WC to Provide Turbofan and Turboprop Engines for Revitalized 328 Aircraft Program
Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW100 family of turboprop engines, designed for the regional airline industry, has been selected by TRJet to power its new TRP328™ aircraft. … READ MORE

Berlin-Based Germania Selects Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engines
Germania has selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF) engines. … READ MORE

AerCap Adds 10 Additional Pratt & Whitney Powered A320neo Aircraft to Fleet
AerCap has chosen the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine to power an additional 10 Airbus A320neo aircraft. … READ MORE

Lufthansa Technik to Become Principal Provider of Pratt & Whitney Global Mobile Engine Services
Lufthansa Technik will become Pratt & Whitney's principal provider of mobile engine maintenance services for V2500®, PW1100G-JM, PW1500G and PW1900G engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and Lufthansa Technik Sign Strategic Agreement to Strengthen Geared Turbofan™ Engine MRO Services
Lufthansa Technik has signed a strategic network agreement to become a key member of the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine MRO network offering the full scope of MRO services on PW1100G-JM and PW1500G engines. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Moves to the IBM Cloud to Manage Expected Growth
Pratt & Whitney will move its enterprise systems, including engineering and manufacturing, to a fully managed and supported environment on the IBM Cloud infrastructure. … READ MORE

P&WC's PT6A Engine Poised for Growth in European Market
Pratt & Whitney Canada's iconic PT6A engine is poised for considerable incremental growth across Europe thanks to a regulatory change that will open the continent's skies to single-engine instrument flight rules flights for commercial passenger service. … READ MORE

P&WC and Antonov Sign MOU for Development of AN-132 Aircraft Production Program Powered by a New Version of PW150A Engines
Pratt & Whitney Canada and Antonov today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide Antonov's AN-132 aircraft production program with a new version of the PW150A turboprop engine. … READ MORE

Grob Aircraft Selects Iconic PT6A Engine for Aircraft Update Program
Germany's Grob Aircraft has selected the PT6A-67A for the G520NG aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce Team Up to Provide Comprehensive Support for UK F-35B at RAF Marham
Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce will join forces to provide comprehensive technical support at Royal Air Force Marham to support F135 engines and the LiftSystems on the U.K.'s F-35B Lightning II aircraft. … READ MORE

F-35 Joint Program Office Awards Pratt & Whitney LRIP 10 Contract for F135 Engines
The U.S. Department of Defense awarded Pratt & Whitney a $1.5 billion low rate initial production (LRIP) contract for the tenth lot of F135 propulsion systems. … READ MORE

JUNE 2016
Pratt & Whitney Announces North American Site for PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine Maintenance
Pratt & Whitney announced today that it is making a $65 million investment in its engine overhaul facility in Columbus, Georgia. … READ MORE

MAY 2016
Pratt & Whitney's Michael McCune Inducted into Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) yesterday inducted Michael McCune, Pratt & Whitney's design manager, Mechanical Systems, recognizing him among the state's leading experts in science, engineering and technology. … READ MORE

Vietjet, Pratt & Whitney Celebrate Selection of PurePower® Engine for A320neo, A321neo Aircraft Order
Vietjet and Pratt & Whitney gathered to celebrate the selection of the PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine to power their order of 63 Airbus A320neo and A321neo family of aircraft. … READ MORE

FAA Certifies Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® PW1400G-JM Engine to Power Irkut's MC-21 Aircraft
The Federal Aviation Administration has certified Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1400G-JM engine to power Irkut's MC-21 aircraft. … READ MORE

APRIL 2016
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine to Power Bombardier's Largest C Series Order for Delta Air Lines
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan engine will power Bombardier's largest C Series aircraft order based on an agreement signed by Delta Air Lines for 125 aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney, Italian Industry Sign Work Agreements for F-35 Lightning II
Pratt & Whitney has awarded long-term agreement contracts valued at $17 million dollars over 10 years to four key Italian aerospace suppliers to manufacture F135 engine components for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … READ MORE

MARCH 2016
Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines Power Asia's First A320neo for IndiGo
IndiGo's first Airbus A320neo, powered by Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engines, arrived in India on March 11, making it Asia's first A320neo. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines Complete First A321neo Flight
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engines successfully completed its first test flight on the Airbus A321neo. … READ MORE

West Palm Beach Engineers' Council Honors Pratt & Whitney Engineers at Annual Awards Banquet
Pratt & Whitney and the West Palm Beach Chapter of The Engineers' Council recognized engineers in honor of National Engineers Week, which is held the week of Feb. 22, at their annual banquet in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. … READ MORE

P&WC's PT6B-37A Engine to Power 25 New AgustaWestland A119KX Helicopters from Finmeccanica for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in China
Pratt & Whitney Canada announced today its PT6B-37A turboshaft engine will power 25 new AgustaWestland AW119Kx helicopters from Finmeccanica through its contract with Sino-US. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2016
Poland's LPR Expands Fleet to 27 Airbus H135P3 Helicopters Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW206B3 Turboshaft Engine
LPR has added four more aircraft to its fleet of Airbus H135P3 helicopters powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW206B3 turboshaft engines - bringing the size of the fleet to 27 aircraft. … READ MORE

P&WC Increases Time Between Overhaul for PW210 Turboshaft Engine Family as New Entries into Service Accelerate
Pratt & Whitney Canada today announced that it has extended the basic time between overhaul (TBO) for its PW210 turboshaft engines from 3,500 to 4,000 hours. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Continues Successful Jet Engine Oil Testing Program with ExxonMobil and NYCO
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has conducted successful testing of ExxonMobil's Mobil Jet™ Oil II and Mobil Jet™ Oil 387, and NYCO's Turbonycoil® 600 synthetic oil for use in the PurePower® engine family. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Honors Five Engineers as Distinguished Engineers of the Year
Pratt & Whitney and the Hartford chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored five Distinguished Engineers of the Year during National Engineers Week, which is held the week of Feb. 22. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Engineer Elected into National Academy of Engineering
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) recently elected Pratt & Whitney engineer Dr. Michael Maloney as one of 80 new Academy members for his significant contributions to the development and implementation of low-conductivity thermal barrier coatings for Pratt & Whitney's advanced aircraft engines. … READ MORE

CALC Signs Definitive Agreement for V2500® Engine to Power A320ceo Family Aircraft Order
China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC; Stock Code: 1848.HK) has signed a Definitive Agreement for the V2500 engine to power 8 firm plus 15 option A320ceo family aircraft of the aircraft that CALC have on order. … READ MORE

Vietjet Chooses PurePower® Engine for A320neo, A321neo Aircraft Order
Vietjet has signed a Definitive Agreement for the PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine to power their order of 63 Airbus A320neo and A321neo family of aircraft. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's Turbine Coating Services Enhances High-Tech Coating for Singapore Repair Operations
Pratt & Whitney's Singapore-based blades and vanes repair specialist, Turbine Coating Services Pte Ltd, has enhanced Electron Beam Physical Vapor Deposition (EBPVD) capabilities for its operations in Singapore. … READ MORE

Three of HNA Group's Subsidiaries Sign V-Services(SM) Agreement
Pratt & Whitney's Singapore-based blades and vanes repair specialist, Turbine Coating Services Pte Ltd, has enhanced Electron Beam Physical Vapor Deposition (EBPVD) capabilities for its operations in Singapore. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center to Maintain V2500 Engines
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), together with joint venture partner, China Eastern Airlines (CEA), have signed an agreement to incorporate V2500® engine overhaul capability in their facility in Shanghai, China. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Applies 'Big Data' to Predict Engine Maintenance Frequency and Planning
Pratt & Whitney has developed a new modeling and predictive tool to enhance its maintenance service offerings and increase customer value. … READ MORE

Engine Alliance Establishes GP7200 Engine Low Pressure Compressor Overhaul Center in Singapore
The Engine Alliance (EA) has named Pratt & Whitney's Eagle Services Asia Pte Ltd ("ESA") as a center of excellence for GP7200 low pressure compressor (LPC) overhauls. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney Opens its First Manufacturing Facility in Singapore
Pratt & Whitney officially opened its first manufacturing facility in Singapore, through its subsidiary P&W NGPF Manufacturing Company Singapore Pte Ltd, earlier today. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney's First Engine Named Historic Engineering Landmark
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has designated Pratt & Whitney's R-1340 Wasp A engine as a historic engineering landmark, recognizing its technical significance in engineering and aviation. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2016
Pratt & Whitney North Berwick Recognized as an IndustryWeek Best Plants Recipient
Pratt & Whitney North Berwick has been named a recipient of IndustryWeek's 2015 North America Best Plants Award. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney To Deliver Final Production F117 Engine to the U.S. Air Force
Pratt & Whitney will deliver the final production F117 engine to the U.S. Air Force for its C-17 Globemaster III fleet later this month. … READ MORE

Pratt & Whitney and KMWE Sign Long Term Agreement for F135 Engine Components
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has awarded a contract to KMWE / DutchAero to manufacture F135 engine components. … READ MORE