PARIS AIR SHOW - June 20, 2011 – All Nippon Airways has selected Pratt & Whitney’s PW4074D engines to power five new Boeing 777 aircraft. The agreement represents 10 firm PW4074D engines and is valued at $230 million at list prices. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.
“The PW4000 engine series has provided reliable operation to All Nippon Airways since the introduction of the Boeing 777 aircraft at ANA more than fifteen years ago,” said Mr. Tomohiro Hidema, executive vice president, Purchasing, All Nippon Airways. “With the expansion of our fleet and our continuous desire to provide our customers with the highest quality service, selection of this Pratt & Whitney engine was the right choice.”
“Since entering service in 1996, All Nippon Airways has maintained the highest levels of reliability and dependability for their fleet of 30 PW4000-powered Boeing 777 aircraft,” said Todd Kallman, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines & Global Services president. “We are delighted that ANA has again chosen Pratt & Whitney’s PW4000 engine to provide power for their new aircraft. We look forward to our continued partnership with ANA and to maintaining the operational excellence of this engine.”
Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, All Nippon Airways is the eighth largest airline in the world by revenues. Founded in 1952, ANA flies today to 77 domestic and international cities operating a fleet of 228 aircraft serving a network of 164 routes. ANA has 33,000 employees and operates more than 1,000 flights a day.
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 commercial building industries.