Pratt & Whitney will expand its global network of providers that maintain the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine to include MTU Maintenance Zhuhai, a joint venture between MTU Aero Engines and China Southern Airlines.
MTU Maintenance Zhuhai will provide engine maintenance for PW1100G-JM engines for the Airbus A320neo family of aircraft. The Zhuhai facility will be MTU’s third facility to serve engines with full disassembly, assembly and test capability in the GTF MRO network.
The expanding GTF MRO network is comprised of the industry’s leading MRO companies. By the end of 2020, there will be nine active GTF MRO engine centers. The GTF MRO network is part of Pratt & Whitney’s EngineWise™ service solutions, which provides engine operators with a variety of aftermarket services resulting in long-term, sustainable value.