Pratt & Whitney Canada Signs Multi-Year Engine Maintenance Contract with Aramco Associated Company

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 8, 2010) - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed a multi-year Fleet Management Program(R) (FMP(R) Program) contract with Aramco Associated Company (AAC), an affiliate of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco). Under the terms of the contract, P&WC will provide engine support for the Saudi Aramco-operated AgustaWestland AW139 fleet based in Saudi Arabia. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.

The FMP(R) Program's Guaranteed Maintenance Cost Plan contract covers PT6 engines over the term of the agreement.

"We are delighted to sign this agreement," said Raffaele Virgili, Vice President, Customer Service, "and look forward to providing full support for this new fleet of AW139s."

Saudi Aramco is one of the world's largest oil companies and manages the world's largest proven conventional crude oil reserves.