El Al said it has signed an exclusive, five-year maintenance service agreement with Pratt & Whitney to provide maintenance services on up to 17 additional PW4000 engines.
This agreement supplements the 27 EL AL engines that Pratt & Whitney already services.
With more than 90 years of expertise, Pratt & Whitney said it can provide aircraft operators with highly technical expertise and services. Independent analysis confirms that OEM-supported engines retain the highest residual value and maintain higher performance levels.
EL AL Israel Airlines, Israel´s national airline, established in 1948, offers more non-stop flights than any other airline to/from Israel. EL AL flies to 36 destinations from Israel and serves hundreds of other destinations throughout the world via partnerships with many other carriers.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. It is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.