JOHANNESBURG, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, and South African Airways Technical (SAAT) have signed an agreement to perform JT9D-7R4G2 repair work at SAAT's Johannesburg facility. Pratt & Whitney will also work with SAAT to expand the facility's aftermarket services in the future.
"Pratt & Whitney is delighted to partner with SAAT to expand the facility's service offerings and enhance our global customer support," said William Moeller, director, CFM® and Mature Product Lines, Pratt & Whitney. "Through this agreement, Pratt & Whitney will provide SAAT with training and tools to position SAAT to work on newer generation engine technologies."
South African Airways Technical is the largest and most advanced full-service maintenance, repair and overhaul organization on the African continent. Fully Federal Aviation Administration-certified since the early 1990s, SAAT serves an increasing number of local, regional and international airlines.
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., U.S., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.
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