Air India Selects P&W AeroPower for 787 APU Repair Support

Pratt & Whitney AeroPower, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX ), has signed a long-term repair support agreement for the APS5000 auxiliary power unit (APU) with Air India Ltd., for its fleet of seven future and 20 existing Boeing 787-8 series aircraft. The support agreement covers repairs of the APU and its Line Replaceable Units (LRU).

"We are delighted to foster our long-term relationship with Air India by expanding our scope of value-added services to include support of their 787 fleet," said Marty Kessell , general manager, Pratt & Whitney AeroPower. "This program closely aligns with Air India's emphasis on affordability with flexibility to develop internal capability at an appropriate time in the future. It also builds on our long-term APU support relationship already in place with Air India through almost 20 years of operating and repairing the PW901A APU installed in their B747-400."

Source: Pratt & Whitney
Date: Jun 17, 2015