Pratt & Whitney Announces Expansion of GTF MRO Capacity in Singapore
Pratt & Whitney will increase GTF MRO capacity at their Singapore engine center, Eagle Services Asia (ESA), with a 48,000 square-foot expansion, a two-thirds increase compared to the current facility.
On Tuesday (September 26, 2023), Pratt & Whitney announced a planned GTF™ MRO capacity expansion at their Singapore engine center Eagle Services Asia (ESA). The 48,000 square-foot addition represents a two-thirds increase from the facility’s current capacity. ESA inducted their first PW1100G-JM engine for overhaul in 2019. The company is a joint venture between SIA Engineering Company and Pratt & Whitney, and is a member of P&W’s global GTF MRO network. Since 2019, the network has more than doubled in size and currently includes 13 active GTF MRO engine centers worldwide, with an additional six expected to be added by 2025.
In Tuesday’s announcement, Pratt & Whitney’s VP of Aftermarket Operations – Asia Pacific and Türkiye, Shangari Meleschi, said,
“Pratt & Whitney is investing globally to support the GTF fleet. As part of the expansion, we will increase staffing and provide extensive staff training so that we are well equipped to meet the increased demand. We are dedicated to maintaining our customers’ trust as we work through the impacts of the GTF fleet management plan.”
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.
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