Evergreen International Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney for PW4056 Maintenance

Nov 20, 2007, 00:00 ET from Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners

    EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney
 Global Service Partners (GSP), a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:   UTX)
 company, and Evergreen International Airlines Inc., a global cargo operator
 headquartered in McMinnville, Ore., have signed an engine maintenance
 agreement for twelve Pratt & Whitney PW4056 engines powering three Boeing
 747- 400 freighters. The agreement is for five years, renewable up to an
 additional 15 years. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
     "Due to the critical nature of our business we were looking for a
 maintenance partner that would reliably provide a quality maintenance
 package coupled with an extensive array of support services," said Brian
 Bauer, president, Evergreen International Airlines. "We are pleased to have
 Pratt & Whitney's original equipment manufacturer expertise, and
 maintenance, repair and overhaul solutions supporting our fleet."
     "We are thrilled to be selected to maintain Evergreen's PW4056
 engines," said Jim Keenan, senior vice president and general manager, Pratt
 & Whitney Global Service Partners. "We look forward to continuing and
 broadening our relationship with Evergreen."
     Evergreen International Airlines has been providing global passenger
 and cargo air services for more than 40 years. Evergreen uses worldwide
 operating authority and a network of global offices and affiliations to
 handle customer requirements.
     Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners is a total service provider for
 engines made by Pratt & Whitney, International Aero Engines, General
 Electric, Rolls-Royce and CFMI. In addition to engine overhaul and repair
 services, GSP provides customers with improved engine performance and
 increased asset value through a portfolio of services including line
 maintenance, engine monitoring and diagnostics, environmentally friendly
 on-wing water washes, leased engines, custom engine service programs, and
 new and repaired parts.
     Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and
 service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas
 turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified
 company providing high technology products and services to the global
 aerospace and commercial building industries.
     Robin Salisbury                                Jennifer Whitlow
     Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners        Pratt & Whitney
     860.565.8220                                   860.557.3110
     robin.salisbury@pw.utc.com                     jennifer.whitlow@pw.utc.com

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