Pratt & Whitney opens customer training center in Hyderabad

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), said it has opened its India customer training center in Hyderabad.

The training center will be housed at United Technologies Corporation India Pvt ltd. Aircraft engineers and technicians will be trained on current and new engine models at this facility.

Today, more than 300 aircraft in India are powered by Pratt & Whitney and IAE International Aero Engines AG engines. This number will increase rapidly as the new PurePower® PW1000G family of engines enters service in India with IndiGo, GoAir and Air Costa. The PurePower engine is also known as the Geared Turbofan™ engine, or GTF engine.

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.