Pratt & Whitney has announced that it will expand its global network of providers that maintain the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine to Korean Air, specifically its Korean Air Maintenance and Engineering division. The facility will serve PW1100G-JM engines for the A320neo family with full disassembly, assembly and test capability.
With more than 10,000 engine orders and commitments from more than 80 customers, GTF engines now power more than 1,100 aircraft with 56 operators across three aircraft families. To keep pace with the growing fleet, the GTF MRO network continues to expand around the globe.
Korean Air is the eighth facility announced in Asia that will support GTF MRO work. Three shops are currently active, including MTU Maintenance Zhuhai in China, Pratt & Whitney’s Eagle Services Asia (ESA) in Singapore, as well as IHI, which is part of JAEC, in Japan.