Pratt & Whitney Canada

Pratt & Whitney Canada

July 24, 2009 13:01 ET

Pratt & Whitney Canada and Aviall Sign PW901 Spare Parts Distribution Agreement

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 24, 2009) - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and Aviall Services Inc. have signed an agreement under which Aviall will supply new P&WC Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) spare parts to PW901 engine clients around the world. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.

"This global distribution agreement with Aviall is part of our ongoing strategy to remain first in customer service by expanding our worldwide distribution network," said Maria Della Posta, Vice President, Customer Service, P&WC. "We are confident Aviall's broad distribution network will allow P&WC to extend our reach in responding to customers' needs, benefiting PW901 APU operators around the world."

Aviall Services, the primary subsidiary of Dallas, Texas-based Aviall Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), distributes aviation products to aircraft operators, commercial airlines, and general aviation and marine customers. "We are pleased to be working with Pratt & Whitney Canada to deliver world-class spare parts distribution service to PW901 operators and MRO organizations," said Paul Fulchino, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aviall Inc. Aviall Services will begin providing PW901 spare parts to P&WC customers around the world in the fourth quarter of 2009.

Pratt & Whitney Canada, based in Longueuil, Quebec, is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines powering business, general aviation and regional aircraft and helicopters. The company also manufactures auxiliary power units and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., USA, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.

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