Aegean Airlines chooses Pratt & Whitney GTF engines to power Airbus A320neo aircraft

United Technologies Corp.´s Pratt & Whitney division has announced Aegean Airlines has selected the Pratt & Whitney GTF engine to power up to 62 Airbus A320neo family aircraft, the company said.

Aircraft to receive the GTF engines include 30 firm, 12 option, and up to 20 leased aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will also provide the airline with engine maintenance through a long-term EngineWise Comprehensive service agreement.

Pratt & Whitney already powers the airline´s fleet of 49 V2500-powered A320ceo family aircraft. The Athens-based airline´s subsidiary company, Olympic Air, also currently operates 12 PW100-powered regional Turboprop aircraft.

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft and helicopter engines, and auxiliary power units.