PARIS AIR SHOW, June 20, 2011 – Pratt & Whitney will provide power for five firm Mitsubishi Regional Jet aircraft ordered by ANI Group Holdings LTD as part of a contract announced today. The agreement represents 10 firm PW1200G engines for the aircraft with a PureSolutionSM maintenance service agreement. Deliveries are scheduled to start in 2016. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
Each Mitsubishi Regional Jet aircraft is powered by two PurePower PW1200G engines with double digit reductions in fuel burn, environmental emissions, engine noise and operating costs when compared with today’s engines.
“Pratt & Whitney welcomes ANI Group Holdings LTD as a new PurePower customer," said Todd Kallman, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines & Global Services. “We are proud to offer these dependable engines at a time when operators require real solutions to rising costs.”
ANI Group Holdings Ltd. is a Hong Kong-based company, founded in 2005 conducting aircraft lease and maintenance. They currently service five Indonesian airlines.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries. Please visit www.utcaero.com for news from Pratt & Whitney and United Technologies at the Paris Air Show 2011.
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Pratt & Whitney completed assembly on the first PurePower PW1217G engine to test for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft. Testing will be done at its West Palm Beach, FL, facility.
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