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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...

Nov 17, 2014, 08:30 ET

UTC Named Corporate Partner of the Year by Penn State University

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) was recognized on Friday, Nov. 14 by Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) as its 2014 Corporate Partner...

Nov 11, 2014, 09:30 ET

Zhejiang Loong Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney AeroPower for Airbus A320 Family Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit and Maintenance Support

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower has signed a long-term auxiliary power unit (APU) maintenance support agreement with Zhejiang Loong Airlines for its...

Nov 11, 2014, 08:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center Delivers the 400th Overhauled Engine

Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company Limited ("Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center") recently celebrated its...

Nov 11, 2014, 07:15 ET

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Engine Family Exceeds 12,000 Hours of Testing

Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® engine family reached another milestone this year when it exceeded 12,000 hours of testing.  The...

Oct 27, 2014, 13:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney and Pratt & Whitney Canada Recognize Airtomic-Sargent Aerospace and Defense with Supplier Sustainability Award

 Pratt & Whitney and Pratt & Whitney Canada, United Technologies Corp. companies (NYSE: UTX), have awarded the Supplier Sustainability...

Oct 24, 2014, 12:30 ET

Pratt & Whitney touches three continents in a week of customer milestones

 In what is likely a first in aviation history, Pratt & Whitney this week saw three new engines rolled out on three platforms on three...

Oct 14, 2014, 14:01 ET

Pratt & Whitney Canada's Next-Generation PurePower® PW800 Engines Selected To Power Gulfstream's New Business Jet Family

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) today announced that its PurePower® PW800 engines are the power behind the new Gulfstream G500 and G600...

Oct 13, 2014, 09:00 ET

ATEC Completes Second Test, Achieves Key Milestone on New Helicopter Engine

The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), LLC - a joint venture between Honeywell International, Inc. (NYSE: HON) and Pratt & Whitney, a...

Oct 02, 2014, 15:00 ET

Pratt & Whitney Increases Capacity by Signing $16 Billion in Supplier Long-term Agreements

 At its semi-annual Partner and Supplier Forum, Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), announced it has signed...

Oct 02, 2014, 14:30 ET

Gregory H. Gernhardt Named President, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines

Pratt & Whitney today appointed Gregory H. Gernhardt, 49, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines, effective immediately. Gernhardt...

Sep 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

Macquarie AirFinance Selects Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Powered by Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines

 Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 50 Bombardier CSeries aircraft ordered by Macquarie AirFinance (part of the global...