Pratt & Whitney Canada Invites PT6A and Turbofan Customers to Attend M&O Sessions at NBAA 2012

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 24, 2012) - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is inviting owners, operators and maintenance personnel of its PT6A engines and turbofan engines (PW300, PW500 and PW600) to attend maintenance and operations (M&O) sessions during the National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) 65th annual meeting and convention in Orlando, Florida, on Wednesday, October 31. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX).

"These M&O sessions are part of our broader Customer Reach Out initiative and will provide a unique opportunity for our customers to meet with key people from the team responsible for supporting them," said Raffaele Virgili, vice-president, customer service, P&WC. "During the sessions, we will provide updates on the latest P&WC support initiatives, offer insights into P&WC maintenance recommendations and answer customer questions.

The turbofan M&O will be held Wednesday, October 31, in the south hall, room S330C, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; and the PT6A M&O session will be held Wednesday, October 31, in the south hall, room S330C, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Come and see us at NBAA, booth no. 3160:

As business jet manufacturers develop new-generation aircraft, they rely on P&WC for the powerplants that will lift them off the designers' computer screen and into service. Light jets are using P&WC engines to fly business travellers point to point with unprecedented economy and efficiency, and larger jets use our engines to span continents and oceans. For the dependable power business aviation needs in engines, service and knowledgeable support, business aviation can depend on P&WC

Interested operators are invited to drop by the P&WC booth to speak with a customer service representative.

Customer Service

We never forget that your engine has our name on it. So we work to keep it flying efficiently and reliably. P&WC has built the largest, most comprehensive customer service network in the industry around its 10,000 customers who operate in 200 countries.

Through its Customer First Centres in Montreal and Singapore, P&WC is always just a call or click away, providing unparalleled technical support. The P&WC network includes 30-owned or designated repair and overhaul facilities, seven parts distribution centres, 100 Field Support Representatives, mobile repair teams, 800 rental/exchange engines and 12 customer training facilities operated through FlightSafety International. P&WC offers comprehensive Pay-per-Hour service for fleet operators and business and general aviation customers, with more than 7500 engines currently enrolled in P&WC-backed hourly cost programs, including the ESP(R) and FMP(R) programs.

P&WC also offers repair and overhaul of components and accessories, and the sale of new, exchange and used serviceable parts. Advanced diagnostics are also offered, moving operators towards a totally planned operating environment.

About Pratt & Whitney Canada

Founded in 1928, and a global leader in aerospace, P&WC is shaping the future of aviation with dependable, high-technology engines. There are currently more than 49,000 engines in service on more than 28,000 aircraft. Every second, a P&WC-powered aircraft takes off or lands somewhere in the world. P&WC's engines, with more than 600 million hours in the air, are an industry benchmark for innovative design, dispatch reliability, operating economics and easy maintenance. P&WC is firmly committed to ensuring that its products are designed, produced and operated while minimizing environmental impacts throughout their life cycle.

Based in Longueuil, Quebec (Canada), P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). UTC is a diversified company providing high-technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.

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