AIR SHOW CHINA, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Shenzhen Airlines has selected the V2500 engine to power 13 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX); Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH; Japanese Aero Engines Corporation; and MTU Aero Engines GmbH.
"We appreciate the choice Shenzhen Airlines made in selecting the V2500 engine to power its A320ceo family aircraft," said Rick Deurloo, senior vice president, Commercial Engine Sales, Marketing & Customer Support, Pratt & Whitney. "We look forward to continuing our relationship with Shenzhen Airlines in supporting their V2500 powered A320ceo family aircraft."
Established in 1992, Shenzhen Airlines, a member of the Star Alliance, operates passenger, freight and postal transport.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit its website at www.utc.com, or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.
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