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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Pratt & Whitney plots a course for Europe again
15/11/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

For many years, Europe has been an unfavourable market for Pratt & Whitney. If we exclude the results of its Canadian branch and its joint operations within the Engine...


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18/10/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

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