China Southern Airlines selects APS3200 auxiliary power unit for Airbus A320 fleet

Pratt & Whitney Canada has announced its APS3200 auxiliary power unit (APU) has been selected by China Southern Airlines for the airline´s order of 104 purchased and leased Airbus A320 family aircraft, the company said.

With this contract award, China Southern will operate more than 250 Airbus A320 family aircraft with the APS3200. Pratt & Whitney Canada and China Southern have also signed a long-term comprehensive support agreement to cover the APS3200 APU maintenance.

Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft and helicopter engines, and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.