SINGAPORE, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIRSHOW -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced today that it has signed an exclusive, three-year Engine Management Program (EMP) agreement with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to maintain the airline's fleet of 12 PW4152 installed engines.
"We are delighted that PIA selected Pratt & Whitney to maintain and monitor its fleet of PW4152 engines," said Matthew Bromberg, president, Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket. "Our maintenance programs are designed to help airlines operate efficiently and enable them to focus on their goals."
The Pratt & Whitney engines that are covered under this agreement power PIA's fleet of A310 aircraft.
PIA, Pakistan's national carrier, began operations in 1946. It now flies approximately six million passengers annually to 22 domestic and 30 international destinations in 21 countries across Asia, Europe and North America. PIA is known for its service and its impressive growth into a global carrier.Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit www.utc.com, or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC. This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning future business opportunities. Actual results may differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to changes in government procurement priorities and practices, budget plans and availability of funding, and in the number of aircraft to be built; challenges in the design, development, production and support of advanced technologies; as well as other risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in the companies' Securities and Exchange Commission filings.