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
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