Pratt & Whitney Expands Global GTF MRO Network With the Addition of SR Technics of Zurich
Pratt & Whitney has today welcomed Zurich-based SR Technics to their global GTF MRO network. SR Technics will service PW1100G-JM engines for A320neo Family aircraft with full disassembly, assembly, and testing capabilities.
On Wednesday (April 6, 2022), Pratt & Whitney announced the expansion of their global GTF MRO network with the addition of Zurich-based SR Technics. The company’s Zurich facility will service PW1100G-JM engines for the Airbus A320neo Family of aircraft with full disassembly, assembly and testing capabilities. The announcement was recognized in-person at a signing ceremony in Zurich. With over 10,000 engine orders and commitments from more than 80 customers, Pratt & Whitney FTF engines now power over 1,200 aircraft with 62 global operators.
In Wednesday’s announcment, Pratt & Whitney’s Executive Director of GTF Engine Aftermarket, Marc Meredith, said,
“The GTF engine and its latest GTF Advantage™ configuration serve as the most fuel-efficient and sustainable single-aisle aircraft engines in the aviation industry. With increasing engine orders, we continue to grow our MRO presence with capable, quality maintenance providers worldwide to ensure proximity and seamless service to our customers. We are excited to welcome SR Technics to this distinguished network of shops.”
Also commenting on the MRO’s acceptance into Pratt & Whitney’s network, SR Technic’s Chief Executive Officer, Jean-Marc Lenz, said,
“We are very excited to join the esteemed Pratt & Whitney GTF MRO network. This is a major cornerstone in our company development in line with our SR Technics strategy to extend our capabilities by providing maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for the GTF engine at our facilities in Zurich. By adding the PW1100G-JM engine we are not only broadening our product portfolio, but we are also expanding our highly skilled workforce and footprint in Switzerland.”
SR Technics is just the latest European engine center to enter Pratt & Whitney’s GTF MRO network, joining MTU Aero Engines and two Lufthansa Technik facilities in Germany, EME Aero in Poland and OGMA in Portugal. Currently, there are 10 active GTF MRO engine centers worldwide, as part of Pratt & Whitney’s EngineWise® solutions, which provide a range of aftermarket services, resulting in long-term sustainable value.
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.
Source: Pratt & Whitney