EL AL has signed an exclusive, five-year Maintenance Service Agreement with Pratt & Whitney to provide maintenance services on up to 17 additional PW4000 engines. This agreement supplements the 27 EL AL engines that Pratt & Whitney already services. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX ) company.
"One of our core values is to work relentlessly and without compromise for our customers' safety," said Mr. Yosef Barazani , EL AL's vice president of Maintenance & Engineering. "By working with Pratt & Whitney, we know that our engines are being maintained to the highest standards and with short turn-around time, which not only helps us achieve our safety goals, but also helps us to gain greater value from the engines."
"Pratt & Whitney and EL AL have a more than 50-year history together, and we are proud to continue to provide valuable services to this premier airline," said Matthew Bromberg , president, Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket. "This new agreement demonstrates our strong relationship with EL AL and our dedication to helping them improve their business by keeping their engines in service for as long as possible and operating efficiently."
With more than 90 years of expertise, Pratt & Whitney can provide aircraft operators with highly technical expertise and services. Independent analysis confirms that OEM-supported engines retain the highest residual value and maintain higher performance levels.
Source: Pratt & Whitney
Date: Oct 16, 2015