Pratt & Whitney


Pratt & Whitney is a U.S.-based aerospace manufacturer with global service operations. It is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (UTC). Pratt & Whitney's aircraft engines are widely used in both civil aviation (especially airlines) and military aviation. Its headquarters are in East Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

As one of the "big three" aero-engine manufacturers, it competes with General Electric and Rolls-Royce, although it has also formed joint ventures with both of these companies. In addition to aircraft engines, Pratt & Whitney manufactures gas turbines for industrial and power generation, marine turbines, and rocket engines.

The company has over 35,500 employees (2009) supporting more than 9,000 customers in 180 countries around the world.

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02/03/2017 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Following the agreement protocol finalised last September, in which the project feasibility studies were launched, Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines confirmed their plans to establish a joint venture responsible for the MRO of PW1000G engines (used in the A320 neo and the CSeries and to be u...


09/11/2016 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Air China has selected the V2500 engine to power 18 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX); ...


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