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2014-02-13 08:21:29

SINGAPORE, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIRSHOW -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced today that it has signed an exclusive, three-year Engine Management Program (EMP) agreement with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to maintain the airline's fleet of 12 PW4152 installed engines. "We are delighted that PIA selected Pratt & Whitney to maintain and monitor its fleet of PW4152 engines," said Matthew Bromberg, president,...

2014-02-13 08:20:33

SINGAPORE, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney's JT8D engine, an icon of aviation history, celebrates 50 years of dependable service this month, making it one of the most successful gas turbine engines in history. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "The JT8D engine gave true meaning to our 'dependable engines' pledge," said Andrew Tanner, vice president, Customer Service, Pratt & Whitney. "More than 14,750...

2014-02-12 16:21:16

HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A webcast of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) Chairman & CEO Louis Chenevert speaking at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference is scheduled for 8:55 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The presentation will be broadcast live on the Internet at www.utc.com and will be archived on the website afterward. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/NE50390LOGO) United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., provides...

2014-02-12 08:21:12

SINGAPORE, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- BOC Aviation has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 15 firm A320neo aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in 2017. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Robert Martin, managing director and chief executive officer of BOC Aviation, said, "We chose Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engines because we are confident in this new technology and the savings...

2014-02-12 08:21:08

SINGAPORE, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- With an order for up to 30 CSeries aircraft, CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. (CLC) of China will be the first recipient of Pratt & Whitney PurePower engines in mainland China. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. In a purchase agreement with Bombardier Aerospace, CLC will receive up to 30 CS100/CS300 aircrafts. The CSeries aircraft family is powered exclusively by Pratt & Whitney PurePower...

2014-02-12 08:21:04

SINGAPORE, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIRSHOW -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced today that it has signed an exclusive, 10-year Fleet Management Program (FMP) agreement with Malaysia Airlines to maintain the airline's fleet of 43 PW4170 installed engines and spare engines. The agreement, which includes an option to extend the contract for up to five additional years, is valued at approximately $550 million. "Pratt &...

2014-02-12 08:21:02

SINGAPORE, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed more than 7,600 hours and 17,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 850 hours of flight time. Engine testing has validated the fuel efficiency target of up to 16 percent for the Geared Turbofan(TM) engine architecture and has confirmed other predicted engine characteristics. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. "We...

2014-02-11 16:24:08

Hometown Fire Department Visit Kicks Off 2014 Tour Donation of 5,000 Alarms DICKSON, Tenn., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Craig Morgan, one of country music's best-loved artists, along with the Tennessee State Division of Fire Prevention, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Kidde Fire Safety, announced today the first group of fire departments to receive Kidde smoke alarms during the singer's VA Mortgage Leader Presents Craig Morgan The Journey Tour. The donations are part of...

2014-02-10 16:21:22

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has powered up the engines and spun the rotor head on the first prototype CH-53K heavy lift helicopter -- designated the Ground Test Vehicle (GTV). The January 24 event continues the "Bare Head Light Off" phase of testing -- so named because it was conducted without rotor blades -- that began under auxiliary power in December with safety-of-flight test pilots...

2014-02-10 08:20:28

SINGAPORE, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems was awarded a contract to provide the Commonwealth of Australia upgraded wheels and brakes for their C-130 aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The new UTC Aerospace Systems C-130 wheels and brakes feature the latest in technology and industry-leading innovation. The carbon brakes use proprietary DURACARB® carbon heat sink material that provides eight times longer life...


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