Evergreen International Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney for Long-Term Service Agreement
EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 2, 2009 â€“ Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, and Evergreen International Airlines, Inc., a global cargo operator headquartered in McMinnville, Ore., have signed a four-year aircraft engine maintenance agreement.Â Pratt & Whitney will provide line maintenance services, including engine changes, to maintain a fleet of PW4000, JT9D and CF6 engines in an agreement renewable up to an additional 20 years.Â Financial terms were not disclosed.
â€œPratt & Whitney is a reliable provider of high-quality maintenance and support services,â€ said Brian Bauer, president, Evergreen International Airlines. â€œOur positive experience solidified our decision to enter into this long-term partnership.â€
â€œWe are proud to provide value by maintaining and servicing Evergreenâ€™s fleet of PW4000, JT9D and CF6 engines,â€ said Joanne Hastings, director, Line Maintenance Services.Â â€œWe look forward to continuing our strong relationship with Evergreen.â€
Evergreen International Airlines has been providing global passenger and cargo air services for more than 40 years.Â Evergreen uses worldwide operating authority and a network of global offices and affiliations to handle customer requirements.
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners (GSP) is a total service provider for engines made by Pratt & Whitney.Â In addition to engine overhaul and repair services, GSP provides customers with improved engine performance and increased asset value through a portfolio of services that include line maintenance, engine monitoring and diagnostics, environmentally friendly EcoPowerÂ® on-wing water washes, leased engines, custom engine service programs, and new and repaired parts.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines.Â United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and commercial building industries.
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