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Yemen Airways Selects Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners for Fleet Maintenance

2008-07-16 07:26:00

    FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16 /EMWNews-FirstCall/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR

SHOW -- The national flag carrier of Yemen, Yemen Airways, has selected

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners for a 10-year, $90 million Fleet

Management Program agreement. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies

Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.

    The agreement covers all of the owned A310 aircraft in Yemen Airways

fleet, which are powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines. The agreement

covers all engine maintenance as well as engine health monitoring of the

A310 fleet.

    "As we expand our fleet it is clear to us that we need to have strong

partnerships with our maintenance suppliers. We did a detailed evaluation

of a number of suppliers for this work, and we are happy to select Pratt &

Whitney as it provided Yemen Airways the best overall value," said Capt.

Abdulkalek S. Al-Kadi, Chairman, Yemen Airways.

    Yemen Airways has three owned Airbus A310s in its long haul fleet,

operating from its main base in Sana'a and a hub in Aden. The airline flies

to more than 30 destinations in Africa, The Middle East, Europe and Asia.

    "Yemen Airways is a longstanding customer of Pratt & Whitney and with

this latest agreement it will give us an opportunity to continue to serve

them for the next 10 years," said Jim Keenan, senior vice president and

general manager, Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners. "Having the

world's largest network for commercial engine repair, overhaul and service

provides us the scale and flexibility to support Yemen Airways independent

MRO business and its strategy."

    Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners is a total service provider for

engines made by Pratt & Whitney, International Aero Engines, General

Electric, Rolls-Royce and CFMI. In addition to engine overhaul and repair

services, GSP provides customers with improved engine performance and

increased asset value through a portfolio of services including line

maintenance, engine monitoring and diagnostics, environmentally friendly

on-wing water washes, leased engines, custom engine service programs, and

new and repaired parts.

    Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and

service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas

turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified

company providing high technology products and services to the global

aerospace and commercial building industries.

Greg Brostowicz Jennifer Whitlow Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Pratt & Whitney 860.565.1655 860.214.7502 [email protected] [email protected]

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