Pratt & Whitney will offer its PW4170 Advantage70™ engine, the most reliable and fuel efficient engine available for the A330 aircraft, for the new Airbus 240 tonne A330 aircraft. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.
"With its demonstrated reliability, outstanding performance and low cost of ownership, Pratt & Whitney is pleased to offer its PW4170 Advantage70 engine for the new Airbus 240 tonne A330 aircraft," said Lou Quattrocchi, Pratt & Whitney vice president, Commercial Programs. "The PW4170 Advantage70 engine is the benchmark on the A330 aircraft program in terms of fuel burn, operating costs, reliability and time on wing thanks to our Advantage70 technology. As we have done in the past, we will incorporate technology advancements from other flight-proven engine programs as appropriate to ensure this engine continues to be state-of-the-art."
With nearly 14 million hours in service, the PW4000-100" engine is the most reliable engine available on the A330 with the lowest delay and cancellation rate of any engine on the A330.
Source: Pratt & Whitney, A United Technologies Company (NYSE:UTX)
Date: Jul 11, 2012