Air China has selected the V2500 engine to power 18 firm Airbus A320ceo family aircraft.
The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp.; Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH; Japanese Aero Engines Corporation; and MTU Aero Engines GmbH.
“We appreciate the trust Air China places in our products and people,” said Rick Deurloo, senior vice president, Commercial Engine Sales, Marketing & Customer Support, Pratt & Whitney. “We look forward to supporting Air China’s V2500 powered A320ceo family aircraft.”
Founded in 1988, Air China is China’s only national flag carrier and a member of the world’s largest airline network, Star Alliance.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.