Tag: engine maintenance

The Changing Face of Predictive and Preventive Aircraft Engine Maintenance

Reading Time: 4 minutes Pratt & Whitney Canada’s engines cover the spectrum, from the hugely popular PT6A turboprop and turboshafts for helicopters to larger turboprops for regional airliners and turbofans for business jets. The worldwide fleet of engines has achieved 700 million flight hours and clocks over 30 million more annually. The company has also taken on the parent […]

Lufthansa to Eliminate 700 Jobs at Engine-Maintenance Division

Reading Time: < 1 minute Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s plane-servicing business is cutting 700 engine-maintenance jobs as new, low-maintenance engines and fresh competitors put a dent in earnings at its most profitable unit. Most of the cuts will come at Lufthansa Technik’s Hamburg site, which employs 1,800 people, spokesman Jens Krueger said by phone. The unit has 2,000 workers throughout Germany. […]

Pratt & Whitney and Lufthansa Technik Sign Strategic Agreement

Reading Time: < 1 minute Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, and Lufthansa Technik, a global leader in aircraft engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), together announced that Lufthansa Technik has signed a strategic network agreement to become a key member of the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine MRO network offering the full scope of MRO […]