Delta Air Lines Selects Pratt & Whitney for Long-term Maintenance and Materials Agreements Worth $1 Billion

EAST HARTFORD, CT -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, announces that Delta Air Lines has signed two 10-year aircraft engine service agreements valued at more than $1 billion. Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines & Global Services unit will provide Delta and Delta TechOps, with maintenance, material and aftermarket support.

"We are pleased to enter into these PW4000 service agreements," says Tony Charaf, president, Delta TechOps. "Pratt & Whitney has proven to be a quality supplier and these agreements strengthen an already strong relationship."

The first agreement, an Inventory Logistics Program, covers material replacement and parts repair for Delta's fleet of more than 80 PW4000 engines. The second award is a parts repair agreement that covers material replacement and part repairs for Delta TechOps' MRO customers. Both deals include commitment to develop new repairs and to implement those repairs in both Delta's and Delta's customers' fleets.

"These agreements provide long-term value to Delta and helps to solidify the continued partnership between both companies," says Todd Kallman , president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines & Global Services. "Bringing our OEMRO approach, we can provide knowledge as the PW4000 manufacturer, as well as maintenance, repair and overhaul flexibility through our Global Service Partners network."