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2014-04-08 16:20:37

HAMBURG, Germany, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A symbolic first stone has just been placed for the new Aircelle (Safran) facility in Hamburg, Germany, which will assemble and deliver nacelles on Airbus A320neo jetliners equipped with CFM International LEAP-1A jet engines. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7140052-aircelle-begin-construction-facility-A320 Located at Hamburg Hausbruch, this 8,000-square-meter...

2014-03-27 04:20:08

Okinawa-based JAL Group airline to replace 737-400 fleet with Next-Generation 737-800s SEATTLE, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Japan Transocean Air (JTA) announced the airline's selection of 12 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes. The selection, valued at $1.1 billion at list prices, will mark the start of the airline's fleet renewal program with the new airplanes scheduled to enter into service from 2016. As part of the agreement, JTA will have the flexibility to...

2013-10-31 08:21:20

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems has delivered its 5,000(th) nacelle system for a V2500 engine manufactured by IAE International Aero Engines AG. The nacelle was delivered from Hamburg, Germany, one of more than a dozen global sites that make up UTC Aerospace Systems' Aerostructures business. The nacelle and engine will be installed on an Airbus A321. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The Aerostructures...

2013-07-09 12:20:37

Multi-million dollar Investment in Advanced Manufacturing supports Aerospace Industry BROMONT, QC, July 9, 2013 /CNW/ - GE Aviation opens a new Global Robotics, Automation and Instrumentation R&D Centre in Bromont, Quebec. Jeff Immelt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GE, welcomed Élaine Zakaïb, Minister for Industrial Policy and the Banque de développement économique du Québec to the official opening of the centre. GE Aviation Bromont manufactures aircraft...

2013-06-03 20:20:06

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engine successfully completed its first flight May 15, launching the engine family's flight test program. The PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo aircraft flew on Pratt & Whitney's Boeing 747SP flying test bed at the company's Mirabel Aerospace Centre, in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX). "This first flight milestone adds to...

2013-05-15 23:00:56

Gift enhances Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering degree programs at the Prescott, Ariz., campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Snecma America Engine Services (SAMES) has donated five turbofan components from previously repaired engines to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz., The parts will be used for visual education purposes in the campus´s aerospace and mechanical engineering programs. The donated items, a fan...

2013-04-17 08:20:13

ATLANTA, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MRO AMERICAS -- Nearly 50 unique aircraft engine part repair announcements are now available on Pratt & Whitney's website, highlighting the company's repair capabilities, which have yielded more than 25,000 new repairs since 2000. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The announcements, which cover repairs for Pratt & Whitney's PW4000 and PW2000 families, as well for the IAE V2500 and CFM56® engines, are...

2013-04-16 08:20:40

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems' Aerostructures business has been selected by Ocean Air Linhas Aereas Avianca Brazil to provide complete nacelle maintenance for the airline's fleet of 12 A320 family aircraft powered by CFM56-5B engines. The flight hour agreement specifies that Aerostructures will provide initial provisioning of spare parts, dedicated nacelle components to enhance Avianca Brazil's operational reliability, as well as providing scheduled and...

2013-03-27 12:21:35

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems is marking more than 25 years of providing nacelle systems to Airbus for its A320 family of single-aisle aircraft. The Aerostructures business headquartered in Chula Vista, Calif. received its first contract to provide the complete nacelle system for the CFM56-5A engines built by CFM International in 1984. It received another contract to provide the nacelle system for the V2500 engines that power the A320 in 1985. The A320...

2013-01-22 08:21:17

DUBAI, UAE, January 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerostructures Middle East Services (AMES) will further expand its jet engine nacelle repair capabilities as this joint venture of Safran's Aircelle and Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance builds on two successful years of operation from its technical base in Dubai. AMES supports key airlines in the Middle East, the Gulf Arab states and South Asia - with the company uniquely positioned to accommodate the...