Pratt & Whitney Adds Embraer Group’s OGMA to Global GTF MRO Network
Pratt & Whitney will expand their global network of maintenance providers for the service of GTF engines with the addition of Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal S.A. (OGMA), and Embraer Group company.
On Thursday (November 12, 2020), Pratt & Whitney announced an expansion of their global GTF Engine MRO network with the addition of Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal S.A. (OGMA), an Embraer Group company. OGMA will provide engine maintenance for the PW1100G-JM engine at their facility in Alverca, Portugal for the Airbus A320neo Family aircraft. In Thursday’s announcement, Pratt & Whitney’s Vice President – Commercial Aftermarket, Dave Emmerling, said,
“We are excited to welcome OGMA to the GTF MRO network. With OGMA, we add a capable maintenance provider with more than 100 years of engine overhaul experience. As the GTF fleet continues to grow, the network will be ready to support our expanding global customer base.”
Also commenting on Thursday’s announcement, OGMA’s CEO, Alexandre Solis, added,
“We are excited to work on the game-changing GTF engine with Pratt & Whitney and the other members of the GTF MRO network. We look forward to extending our relationship with Pratt & Whitney, while supporting GTF customers in Europe and beyond.”
OGMA becomes the fifth European center in Pratt & Whitney’s global GTF MRO network, joining EME Aero in Poland, MTU Aero Engines in Hanover, Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg and Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey (Germany).
A division of Raytheon Technologies Corporation (NYSE: RTX), Pratt & Whitney is a global leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft and helicopter engines and auxiliary power units (APUs) for commercial, military, regional, business and general aviation aircraft. Pratt & Whitney is known for their innovative technologies such as the Geared Turbofan (GTF) commercial aircraft engine and the PW800 business jet engine. In 2020, the company is celebrating their 95th year in business.
Source: Pratt & Whitney