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India's Regional Carrier, Alliance Air, Signs Customized Engine Support Agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada for PW127M Family Engines
Tailored maintenance services will be provided by Singapore-based P&WC South East Asia (SEA)

SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Feb. 7, 2018) -

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Air India's regional carrier Alliance Air has signed a three-year agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) to deliver fleet maintenance services and support for PW127M engines. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX).

"We continue to deliver highly flexible solutions, personalized to the needs of each fleet and airline," said Frederic Lefebvre, Vice President, Regional Airlines, P&WC. "With every tailored maintenance solution, we focus on maximized aircraft availability and optimized maintenance operations. Alliance Air is an important regional carrier serving the Indian population. We are thrilled to support them and play a part in helping strengthen the country's aviation sector through our engines and maintenance services that create high levels of dispatch availability for airlines."

Customized specifically to Alliance Air, the engine maintenance agreement will support the company's technical and business needs as well as help lock in lower maintenance costs and simplify fleet operations management. They also enable airlines to focus on their core business of passenger and cargo transportation.

"The PW127M engines powering Alliance Air's ATR aircraft will be maintained at our facility located in Singapore which this year is celebrating its 35th anniversary of operation," adds Lefebvre.

P&WC will be at the Singapore Airshow, Pratt & Whitney Exhibit L39. Interested operators are invited to drop by the booth to speak with a marketing or customer service representative.

About Pratt & Whitney Canada

Founded in 1928, and a global leader in aerospace, P&WC is shaping the future of aviation with dependable, high-technology engines. Based in Longueuil, Quebec (Canada), P&WC is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.

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