Air Corsica has taken delivery of a first ATR 72-600 plane powered by the “upgraded” PW127Xt, an engine made by the Raytheon-owned  manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Canada. The two sides also signed a 15-year fleet management deal which sees Pratt & Whitney providing the airline with “predictable, pay-per-hour engine maintenance”. Air Corsica lauded its 30-year relationship with Pratt & Whitney Canada, whose “dependable engines”, management board member Herve Pierret said, were key to the airline’s challenging operating format of flying short legs all year round from the island of Corsica to mainland France. Pratt & Whitney Canada’s new engine debuted

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