P&W to Provide Fuel Efficient PurePower Engines on ILFC Order for Up to 100 Embraer E-Jets E2 Aircraft
Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 100 Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft based on the letter of intent announced by Embraer and International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC). The agreement represents up to 200 PurePower PW1900G engines with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2018. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
"Pratt & Whitney is pleased to build on its long-standing partnership with ILFC," said Todd Kallman, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines. "We are excited ILFC has chosen to add PurePower engine-powered Embraer Second Generation E-Jets to its already expansive fleet. The PurePower engine family offers significant benefits that have been proven extensively in more than 4,400 hours of ground and flight testing."
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"ILFC is pleased to build on our strategic relationship with Pratt & Whitney as we integrate PurePower engine-powered Embraer E-Jets G2 into our fleet," said ILFC Chief Executive Officer Henri Courpron. "We are committed to offering the most advanced and suitable aircraft for our customers' ever-changing needs, and we expect these new Pratt & Whitney engines on our E-Jets G2 order to deliver exceptional performance in line with significant economic and environmental efficiencies for our global customer base."
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Source : Pratt & Whitney, A United Technologies Company (NYSE:UTX)