MRO ASIA – Singapore, Nov. 2, 2010 – Jordan Aviation selected Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners (GSP) for a three-year Engine Management Program agreement. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.
Through the agreement, Pratt & Whitney GSP will use its web-based Advanced Diagnostics & Engine Management (ADEMTM) tools to provide engine performance monitoring services. Pratt & Whitney’s team of skilled engine performance analysts also will analyze the data to forecast engine health and maintenance for Jordan Aviation.
“The Pratt & Whitney Engine Management Program offers tools and provides expert analysis of data to help us optimize our engine maintenance schedule,” said Jordan Aviation Chairman and President Deputy Zuhair Al-Khashman. “This proactive solution will reduce our maintenance costs and help us maintain reliable services for our customers.”
“We are pleased that Jordan Aviation selected Pratt & Whitney for this service,” said Andrew Tanner, vice president, Pratt & Whitney Product Line Management. “Engine Management Programs monitor and analyze engine performance to identify opportunities that reduce operational costs and improve reliability.”
Jordan Aviation, a member of the Arab Air Carriers organization, is based in Amman, Jordan. The airline operates scheduled and worldwide charter services flights, mainly to the Middle East, Europe and Africa. It also provides wet lease services to major airlines seeking additional capacity. Jordan Aviation has recently moved its operation to its new hangars in Queen Alia Airport in order to develop heavy airframe maintenance capability and obtain 145 approvals.
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.
Pratt & Whitney's Engine Management Programs provide expert analysis of engine operational data
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 venture is expected to service nacelles for Malaysia Airlines’ fleet in addition to conducting third-party work in the Asia-Pacific region and Middle East.
The agreement is for five years, renewable up to an additional 15 years.