July 16, 2008
TAM Selects Pratt & Whitney Engines to Power New A330 Aircraft
Brazilian airline TAM Linhas Aereas has selected Pratt & Whitney PW4000-100 engines to power its two new Airbus A330 aircraft in a deal valued at more than $100 million.
The contract includes installed and spare engines for two firm A330-200 aircraft and a 12-year service agreement provided by Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners.
David Neto, president and CEO of TAM Linhas Aereas, said: "In a time of soaring fuel prices and growing environmental pressures, the Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engine with the Advantage70 technology upgrade provides excellent fuel efficiency and low maintenance costs for our new A330 aircraft."