P&WC and LCI Sign 12-year Engine Maintenance Contract

July 16, 2014
Pratt & Whitney Canada will provide engine support for the Lease Corporation International (LCI) fleet of Agusta Westland AW139 helicopters leased to operators worldwide.

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has signed a 12-year Fleet Management Program® (FMP®) contract with the helicopter division of Lease Corporation International (LCI). Under the terms of the contract, announced during the Farnborough Air Show, P&WC will provide engine support for the LCI fleet of Agusta Westland AW139 helicopters leased to operators worldwide.

The FMP® Program’s Guaranteed Maintenance Cost Plan provides LCI and the operators who lease their helicopters with guaranteed long term engine maintenance cost protection for PT6C-67C engines powering the AW139. “We are delighted to sign this agreement and look forward to providing full support for this new fleet of AW139s,” said John Di Bert, P&WC’s Vice President, Customer Service. Michael Platt, CEO of LCI, added: “It has been a fruitful journey for both partners having now created new opportunities and access for even smaller operators to a full scale FMP® Program; we are delighted to close this agreement today”.

P&WC’s FMP offers tailored predictability of engine maintenance costs and make it easier for customers to effectively manage their fleet of P&WC engines. A P&WC FMP® team is appointed to provide all the essential coordination and support required to ensure customer satisfaction. More than 7,500 engines are currently enrolled in the company’s FMP® or ESP® pay per hour programs.

For more information, visit www.pwc.ca/fmp.