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Air Canada signs Pratt & Whitney PurePower engine services deal

Staff Writer | July 14, 2016
Air Canada has signed a services agreement with Pratt & Whitney for maintaining their fleet of PurePower PW1500G engines, powering their 45 firm and 30 option C Series aircraft for 15 years.
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Air technology   C Series aircraft for 15 years
The final assembly of the PW1500G engine is done in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada.

"Air Canada has been executing a strategy to serve our customers with one of the world's youngest and most fuel efficient fleets, which includes the C Series.

"Collaborating with Pratt & Whitney for engine maintenance allows us to benefit from their experience developing this ground breaking engine technology and provides us the long-term reliability and predictability to provide the best service for our customers," said Richard Steer, vice president, Air Canada Maintenance and Engineering.

"Pratt & Whitney is honored to support Air Canada by sustaining the PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engines for their C Series aircraft over the next 15 years," said Rick Deurloo, senior vice president, Commercial Engines, Sales, Marketing and Customer Service, Pratt & Whitney.