ANA Holdings selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 30 A320neo family aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in 2016. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
"We are pleased to select the Geared Turbofan™ to power our new A320neo family of aircraft and to again partner with Pratt & Whitney," said Hiroyuki Ito, Senior Executive Vice President, ANA. "The PW1100G-JM engine is dependable, evolutionary new technology for which ANA has high expectations of improved economic efficiency for our network growth strategy."
"ANA's selection of Pratt & Whitney for their A320neo fleet marks the first time a Japanese airline customer has ordered the PW1100G-JM engine," said Dave Brantner, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines. "More importantly, we will continue our long tradition of working together toward great achievements as we have done for close to six decades. We appreciate ANA's confidence in the Geared Turbofan engine and welcome the opportunity to become part of ANA's bright future."
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit its website at www.utc.com, or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.
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