Aegean Airlines signs MOU with Pratt & Whitney for GTF Engines

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw December 7, 2018 11:58

Aegean Airlines signs MOU with Pratt & Whitney for GTF Engines

Aegean Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pratt & Whitney to power up to 62 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft with GTF Engines.

Pratt & Whitney will also provide Aegean with engine maintenance through a long-term service agreement.

Dimitris Gerogiannis, CEO of AEGEAN, said: “The selection of GTF engines opens a new chapter in our long-standing partnership with Pratt & Whitney. Our aircraft will be powered with the most advanced technology engines. This agreement is expected to offer a substantial improvement in our company’s efficiency through significantly reduced fuel consumption and optimization of maintenance costs through the long-term engines maintenance service agreement”.

Rick Deurloo, Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Support, of Pratt & Whitney, noted: “We couldn’t be more proud celebrating the extension of our long-standing relationship with Aegean, which dates back to the airline’s beginning in 1999. GTF™engine has revolutionized the technology in the aviation industry and will provide Aegean with proven performance and environmental benefits. We are honoured to power and support Aegean’s new fleet of A320neo family aircraft ”.

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw December 7, 2018 11:58