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Pratt & Whitney Signs Five New Engine Management Program Contracts

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Pratt & Whitney Signs Five New Engine Management Program Contracts07:00 EDT Tuesday, September 25, 2012EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney recently signed five new contracts for its Engine Management Program (EMP) service in which Pratt & Whitney monitors and helps maintain customers' engine performance. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.Through these agreements, Pratt & Whitney has two new U.S.-based customers -- Southern Air, located in Norwalk, Conn., with an eight-year EMP agreement for 12 PW4000 engines and Capital Cargo, based out of Orlando, Fla., with a five-year EMP agreement for six PW2000 engines. Internationally, China Cargo has signed a three-year EMP agreement on four of its PW2000 engines. Greece-based Astra Airlines has signed a three-year EMP agreement for two V2500 engines and Icelandair has agreed to a five-year EMP agreement for eight PW4060 engines. "Pratt & Whitney's Engine Management Program ensures our customers' engines receive the finest care and attention possible while increasing their productivity and operating efficiency," said Lou Quattrochi, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Programs vice president. "We are excited to work with these new customers to support their Pratt & Whitney-powered aircraft."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., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and commercial building industries.Learn more at: www.pw.utc.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/prattandwhitney Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/prattandwhitney Leo Makowski Katy Padgett Global Services Partners Commercial Engines 860-565-1655 860-565-3433 leo.makowski@pw.utc.com kathleen.padgett@pw.utc.com SOURCE Pratt & Whitney