Avianca announces 'Plug And Play' cabin lighting retrofit from UTC Aerospace Systems

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been selected to supply technologically advanced LED cabin lighting to Avianca, the company said.

In line with its strategy to modernize and improve its flight experience, the Latin American airline based in Bogota, Colombia, will upgrade its entire Airbus A318 fleet with UTC Aerospace Systems´ LED cabin lighting retrofit system.

The company´s “plug and play” cabin lighting enhancement solution can be retrofitted without changing the existing cabin management system or aircraft wiring.

UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world´s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries, supporting a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions the world needs.