P&WC and Air New Zealand sign customised engine support agreement

    Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced (25-Sep-2017) a new agreement with Air New Zealand to deliver an engine service and support programme. The engine maintenance solution for Air New Zealand covers PW123-powered DHC8-300 aircraft in the carrier’s Air Nelson fleet and PW127M-powered ATR 72-500/600 aircraft in the carrier’s Mount Cook fleet. The agreement also includes installation of P&WC’s FAST solution for advanced prognostics and engine health management on more than 50 aircraft. P&WC VP customer service Michel Toutant stated: “The combination of our customised engine service and support program and FAST technology is a comprehensive solution that will help Air New Zealand with its maintenance costs while enabling preventive engine and aircraft health management through more timely, accurate, in-depth data”. [more – original PR]