AWAS has selected the V2500 engine to power three firm, two option 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 Corporation (NYSE: UTX); Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH; Japanese Aero Engines Corporation; and MTU Aero Engines GmbH.
"As AWAS continues to expand globally, we select engines with the highest efficiency ratings," said David Siegel, chief executive officer, AWAS. "We are confident in Pratt & Whitney's V2500 engine program and value its high quality performance."
"With over 7,000 V2500 engines delivered, customers continually choose the engine because of its high reliability and lower fuel burn," said Rick Deurloo, senior vice president, Commercial Engine Sales, Marketing and Customer Service, Pratt & Whitney. "We applaud AWAS on their dedication to efficiency and look forward to developing our relationship further."
AWAS is one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies with an unmatched history over three decades of delivering solutions to airline customers. Its team of industry professionals serves every major and developing commercial aviation market around the globe from its Dublin headquarters and offices in New York, Miami, and Singapore. The AWAS fleet features a full range of the most popular aircraft types which includes both narrow-bodied and wide-body aircraft. For more information visit www.awas.com.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit its website at www.utc.com, or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.
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