Capital Cargo Selects Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners for Line Maintenance

2008-07-15 08:27:00

    FARNBOROUGH, England, July 15 /EMWPresswire-FirstCall/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR

SHOW -- Capital Cargo International Airlines, a global airport-to-airport

freight transporter, has selected Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners

for a five-year, Line Maintenance Services agreement. Pratt & Whitney is a

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.



    The agreement covers specific as well as any other on-condition Line

Maintenance Services that Capital Cargo International Airlines may require

for entry into service aircraft, as well as future owned or leased Boeing

757 planes in Capital Cargo's fleet.



    "Capital Cargo International Airlines looks forward to continued

excellent customer support from Pratt & Whitney with our newest fleet

type," said Al Snyder, director of maintenance, Capital Cargo International

Airlines.



    Capital Cargo International Airlines is a B727 and B757 F.A.R. 121

Supplemental Air Carrier based in Orlando, Florida, that operates 14 B727

aircraft and has recently added a B757 to its fleet, which provides ACMI

(Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, and Insurance) for airport-to-airport freight

transportation services to domestic and international clients.



    Capital Cargo's focus is to remain highly service oriented and capable

of adapting quickly to the needs of its customers allowing crews and

aircraft to be deployed quickly and be highly responsive to schedule and

load changes and routing demands.



    "Pratt & Whitney's worldwide network is one of the industry's largest,

which allows for the responsiveness and flexibility that Capital Cargo

requires for its business model," said Joanne Hastings, director, Line

Maintenance Services, Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners. "We can

deploy skilled technicians from points around the globe who can tap into

our strong engineering talent and 80 plus years of jet engine manufacturing

experience."



    Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners is a total service provider for

engines made by Pratt & Whitney, International Aero Engines, General

Electric, Rolls-Royce and CFMI. In addition to engine overhaul and repair

services, GSP provides customers with improved engine performance and

increased asset value through a portfolio of services including line

maintenance, engine monitoring and diagnostics, environmentally friendly

on-wing water washes, leased engines, custom engine service programs, and

new and repaired parts.



    Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and

service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas

turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified

company providing high technology products and services to the global

aerospace and commercial building industries.




Greg Brostowicz Jennifer Whitlow Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Pratt & Whitney 860.565.1655 860.214.5595 gregory.brostowicz@pw.utc.com jennifer.whitlow@pw.utc.com

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