Air New Zealand and P&WC, Pratt & Whitney Canada came to make an agreement in aircraft maintenance in particular with engine service and support.
Air New Zealand operating below mentioned aircrafts that using P&WC, Pratt & Whitney Canada engines are,
- DHC8-300 aircraft
- ATR72-500/600 aircraft
P&WC, Pratt & Whitney Canada will provide engine service to these aircrafts, as they use PW123-powered engine in DHC8-300 aircraft and PW127M-powered engine in ATR72-500/600 aircraft.
Pratt & Whitney Canada also installed its FAST solution for advanced engine health management for all Air New Zealand aircrafts.
FAST solution helps to,
- Monitor engine health
- Monitor engine usage
- Obtaining and analyzing full flight data
- Automated propeller vibration trend monitoring
- Reduced operating costs