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Apr 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan™ Engine Wins Gold Edison Award™

 Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine has been awarded Gold in the transportation- aviation category of the 2015...

Apr 23, 2015, 19:00 ET

Air New Zealand selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for A320neo family aircraft

Air New Zealand has selected Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for 13 firm A320neo family aircraft. The agreement also...

Apr 23, 2015, 19:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney Selects Christchurch Engine Center for Geared Turbofan™ Engine MRO Network

 Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), has named Christchurch Engine Center as one of the first facilities in...

Apr 22, 2015, 17:28 ET

Pratt & Whitney Powers X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Aerial Refueling

 Naval Air Systems Command -- The Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned combat air system (UCAS) has successfully performed an autonomous aerial...

Apr 22, 2015, 07:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney Cites Sustainability Goals and Milestones as it Observes Earth Day 2015

 In recognition of the 45th annual observance of Earth Day in the United States and its own 90th anniversary, Pratt & Whitney, a United...

Apr 16, 2015, 10:13 ET

Finnair signs 12-Year V-Services(SM) FHA

Finnair has signed an exclusive, 12-year V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA) to manage 10 V2500® engines.  The agreement will cover...

Apr 02, 2015, 13:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Achieves 16,000 Hours of Engine Testing, Continues to Validate Exceptional Performance

 Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engine family has completed more than 16,000 hours and 31,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 3,500...

Apr 02, 2015, 13:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney Advanced Technologies Provide Customer Value on PurePower® Engine Platform

 Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has developed and applied a suite of innovative materials technologies...

Apr 02, 2015, 13:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney Continues to Build Production Readiness with More than $18 Billion in Supplier Long-Term Agreements

In anticipation of a significant increase in engine production, Pratt & Whitney has signed nearly 200 long-term agreements involving a...

Apr 02, 2015, 10:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney's Innovative Horizontal Assembly Line Completes First Engines

After 90 years of building world-class engines, Pratt & Whitney has accomplished another first by building its first PurePower® engine on...

Apr 01, 2015, 15:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney to Deliver First Entry Into Service Engine Parts Using Additive Manufacturing

When Pratt & Whitney delivers its first production PurePower® PW1500G engines to Bombardier this year, these engines will be the first...

Mar 13, 2015, 14:00 ET

BOC Aviation Selects V2500® Engines for 12 Aircraft Order

 BOC Aviation has selected the V2500 engine to power 12 Airbus A320ceo family aircraft orders it recently placed. The V2500 engine is offered...

Mar 10, 2015, 14:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney Announces Price Increase for PurePower® Engine, Validates Exceptional Performance

 Pratt & Whitney is raising list prices of its fuel-efficient PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine across the product line to...

Feb 25, 2015, 11:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney Expands Connecticut Engine Center to Meet Increased Demand

 Pratt & Whitney officially unveiled its new state-of-the-art Middletown, Connecticut, production facility to support production of the...

Feb 17, 2015, 13:30 ET

Pratt & Whitney Canada's PurePower® PW814GA And PW815GA Engines Receive Type Certification To Power New Gulfstream Business Jets

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced today that it has received Transport Canada type certification for its PurePower PW814GA and...

Feb 12, 2015, 07:49 ET

Pratt & Whitney to Provide PurePower® Engines on MRJ Aircraft for Japan Airlines

 Pratt & Whitney PurePower engines will provide exclusive power for 32 Mitsubishi Regional Jets (MRJ) under an agreement announced by Japan...

Jan 19, 2015, 15:30 ET

Pratt & Whitney Concludes PurePower® Geared Turbofan(TM) Engine Partnering with Recent Kawasaki Heavy Industries Agreement

Pratt & Whitney and Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. (KHI) met recently to commemorate the signing of a risk and revenue-sharing collaboration...

Dec 19, 2014, 15:46 ET

FAA Certifies PurePower® Engine for A320neo Aircraft

The PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine for the Airbus A320neo family has successfully achieved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...

Dec 12, 2014, 11:00 ET

Advanced Coating Technologies Recognized by Orange County Partnership for Facility Investment

 Advanced Coating Technologies (ACT), a subsidiary of Pratt & Whitney, was recognized on Dec. 2, 2014, by the Orange County Partnership...

Dec 12, 2014, 08:00 ET

Royal Aeronautical Society Honors Former Pratt & Whitney Executive for Contributions to Aviation Industry

 The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) honored Pratt & Whitney's former vice president of Commercial Engine Development Programs with its...