Aircraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney has announced its plans to expand the capacity of its Singapore engine center, Eagle Services Asia (ESA).
This development signifies a further step forward in Pratt & Whitney’s move to meet ever-growing regional aviation demand and support its GTF engines.
Pratt & Whitney’s Global Investment
The centerpiece of this expansion move is a colossal 48,000 square-foot development project that will effectively boost the current capacity of Eagle Services Asia by two-thirds.
“Pratt & Whitney is investing globally to support the GTF fleet,” affirms Shangari Meleschi, Vice President of Aftermarket Operations – Asia Pacific and Turkiye.
This statement underlines the company’s determination to provide world-class support to its customers around the globe.
As part of the expansion, a key focus will be on increasing staffing and providing extensive training to ensure that the ESA team is well-equipped to handle the surging demand.
A Pioneering Collaboration
Singapore Eagle Services Asia is a joint venture between SIA Engineering Company and Pratt & Whitney. It stands as a shining example of collaboration in the aviation industry.
This venture is also a proud member of the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ MRO network, which boasts some of the industry’s leading MRO companies.
The Growth of the GTF MRO Network
Since 2019, the GTF MRO network has witnessed exponential growth, more than doubling in size. Currently, there are 13 active GTF MRO engine centers spread across the world, with an additional six expected to be operational by 2025.
This network is a pivotal part of Pratt & Whitney EngineWise® solutions, which provide engine operators with an array of aftermarket services aimed at ensuring long-term, sustainable value.
The GTF engine family is the quietest, most efficient, most environmental in its class, delivering the lowest fuel consumption and CO2 emissions for single-aisle aircraft.
The powerplant is currently employed on narrowbody aircraft types which include the Airbus A220 and A320neo families, as well as the Embraer E2 family aircraft.
RTX is the world’s largest aerospace and defense company. With more than 180,000 global employees, it operates through industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon.
The group operates in aviation, engineering integrated defense systems for operational success, and developing next-generation technology solutions and manufacturing to help global customers address their most critical challenges.
The company, with 2022 sales of $67 billion, is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.
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