Pratt & Whitney Canada Appoints Five Jet Aviation Locations as Designated Maintenance Facilities
Today, Pratt & Whitney Canada announced the appointment of five new Designated Maintenance facilities (DMFs) to serve customers in Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Switzerland.
On Sunday (November 14, 2021), Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, announced the appointment of five new Designated Maintenance Facilities (DMFs). The newly designated facilities will serve customers in Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Switzerland. All five MROs are owned by Jet Aviation and they will provide line maintenance and mobile repair services to Pratt & Whitney customers. The new DMFs include Jet Aviation Singapore, Jet Aviation Cairns, Jet Aviation Hong Kong, Jet Aviation Manila and Jet Aviation Basel.
In Sunday’s announcement, Pratt & Whitney Canada’s Vice President – Customer Service, Satheeshkumar Kumarasingam, said,
“Today’s announcement brings the number of Pratt & Whitney Canada’s DMFs serving helicopters and regional, general and business aviation operators to 22, located in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Our DMF network is a critical element of our strategy to provide our customers with local and personalized line maintenance and mobile repair services. Since we introduced our first DMF in 2017, we have expanded the network to areas where demand from our customers exists. Along with fast turnaround times and streamlined logistics, DMFs offer a host of high-quality services, from engine-OEM-approved tooling and parts to direct support from our technical professionals if complex questions arise.”
Jet Aviation’s Senior Vice President of Regional Operations – Asia Pacific, Joe Reckling, added,
“Jet Aviation is delighted to be appointed a Designated Maintenance Facility for Pratt & Whitney Canada. We enjoy a close working relationship and are excited by this opportunity to further our support for our commercial and business aviation customers. We are proud to be a collaborator of Pratt & Whitney Canada, as we both work to provide the best solutions to our customers globally.”
Pratt & Whitney Canada has over 50 owned and designated facilities, two Customer First (CFirst) Centres for 24/7/365 technical and logistics support, more than 10 owned and designated parts distribution centres and over 100 field support representatives and mobile repair teams situated across the globe.
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 celebrated their 95th year in business.
Source: Pratt & Whitney