Air India’s regional carrier Alliance Air has
signed a three-year agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) to
deliver fleet maintenance services and support for PW127M engines. P&WC is
a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation.
continue to deliver highly flexible solutions, personalized to the needs of
each fleet and airline,” said Frederic Lefebvre, vice president, regional
airlines, P&WC. “With every tailored maintenance solution, we focus on
maximised aircraft availability and optimised maintenance operations. Alliance
Air is an important regional carrier serving the Indian population. We are
thrilled to support them and play a part in helping strengthen the country’s
aviation sector through our engines and maintenance services that create high
levels of dispatch availability for airlines.”
specifically to Alliance Air, the engine maintenance agreement will support the
company’s technical and business needs as well as help lock in lower
maintenance costs and simplify fleet operations management. They also enable
airlines to focus on their core business of passenger and cargo transportation.
engines powering Alliance Air’s ATR aircraft will be maintained at our facility
located in Singapore which this year is celebrating its 35th anniversary
of operation,” adds Lefebvre.
About Pratt & Whitney Canada
Founded in 1928, and a global leader in aerospace,
P&WC is shaping the future of aviation with dependable, high-technology
engines. Based in Longueuil, Quebec (Canada), P&WC is a wholly owned
subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. United Technologies Corp., based in
Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the
building and aerospace industries.