AIR SHOW CHINA - Zhuhai, China, Nov. 16, 2010 - Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners (GSP) signed an exclusive, five-year Engine Management Program agreement with GMG Airlines for its current fleet of PW4060 and JT8D-200 engines. The agreement also covers future aircraft models that GMG Airlines will operate. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.
"Pratt & Whitney's Engine Management Program will help us make informed decisions and track critical data for our growing fleet," said Shahab Sattar, managing director, GMG Airlines. "We look forward to this program improving maintenance costs and allowing us to continue providing superior service to our domestic and international customers."
"We are excited that GMG Airlines chose Pratt & Whitney for this Engine Management Program," said Andrew Tanner, vice president, Pratt & Whitney Product Line Management. "This service will provide increased asset value to the airline and help maintain world-class reliability for their engines."
Pratt & Whitney GSP uses its web-based Advanced Diagnostics & Engine Management (ADEM(tm)) tools to provide engine performance monitoring services. Pratt & Whitney's team of expert analysts evaluate the data to monitor and forecast engine health and maintenance. Through detailed analysis of engine data, Engine Management Programs help operators achieve superior reliability and lower maintenance costs throughout the lives of their engines.
GMG Airlines is based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The airline currently operates services to Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. GMG Airlines' main bases are Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka, Bangladesh and Shah Amanat International Airport, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners is a total service provider for engines made by Pratt & Whitney, International Aero Engines, General Electric, Rolls-Royce and CFMI. 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.
ADEM is a trademark of United Technologies Corporation