ATLANTA, April 9, 2019 – Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today signed a long-term agreement (LTA) with MTU Maintenance (MTU) for repair services. The first agreement of its kind, MTU will work to provide additional support for Pratt & Whitney operational commercial engines, including the PW2000, PW6000, and the International Aero Engines V2500.
“The agreement marks the first LTA that Aftermarket has signed with MTU for operational commercial engine repair services. MTU is not only a partner to Pratt & Whitney on the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine program but is also a key supplier for our operational commercial engine repair requirements,” said Heather Walton, senior director, Aftermarket Supply Chain at Pratt & Whitney. “We have a strong relationship with MTU and have worked closely in the past to provide support for our customers. We are excited to continue to build upon that relationship with them through our various fleets of operational commercial engines.”
The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation; Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH; Japanese Aero Engines Corporation; and MTU Aero Engines GmbH.
Pratt & Whitney continues to grow and strengthen its global network of top MRO suppliers that meet the highest standards of providing quality maintenance support for its customers. Pratt & Whitney's EngineWise™ service portfolio provides engine operators with a variety of aftermarket services to maximize engine performance and fleet availability. Visit http://www.EngineWise.com/contact for an interactive map of MRO network providers and respective locations.
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