UTC Aerospace Systems to provide wheels, carbon brakes, MRO support for easyJet

UTC Aerospace Systems said it has been selected by easyJet to supply the wheels, carbon brakes and MRO support for the 68 new Airbus A320ceo aircraft being added to their fleet.

UTC Aerospace Systems has been the wheel and brake supplier to easyJet since their A320 aircraft entered service. UTC Aerospace Systems will provide the equipment through its Landing Systems facility in Troy, Ohio.

MRO services will be performed at the company´s Hatfield, U.K., location in close proximity to easyJet´s home base. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

easyJet, launched in 1995 and based at London Luton Airport, is a European airline and flies over 220 aircraft on more than 750 routes to over 130 airports across 31 countries.

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports 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.