FLY91 signs engine services agreement with RTX’s Pratt & Whitney Canada


MUMBAI: FLY91, the not too long ago launched regional airline, has signed a multi-year engine services agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) for the upkeep, restore and overhaul of the PW127M engines that energy the regional provider’s fleet of ATR 72-600 turboprop passenger plane.In a press assertion, the airline stated it intends to extend its fleet by the top of 2024 to offer native connectivity to underserved cities within the nation.
Pratt & Whitney PW100-powered regional turboprop plane eat 25 % to 40% much less gas and keep away from an equal measure of CO2 emissions than related sized jets on typical regional routes of 350 miles or much less, the airline stated, explaining its alternative of the engine. “The agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada is a major step in making certain we will present our prospects with reliable regional air journey from our base at Goa’s Manohar International Airport,” stated Manoj Chacko, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of FLY91. “We are committed to reliable, sustainable, and scalable air transportation services to build India’s regional connectivity. We strongly believe that our ATR aircraft powered by P&WC’s PW127M engines will help us achieve just that,” he added.
“Availability is a key factor by which airlines are evaluated from a customer service perspective,” stated Irene Makris, vice chairman, Customer Service at Pratt & Whitney Canada. “The ability of a commercial aircraft to take off as scheduled often depends on the readiness and reliability of its engines. We have 40 years of experience in the maintenance of the PW100 engine family and we’re confident we can help FLY91 enjoy excellent dispatch reliability for its ATR 72-600 fleet and fully meet passenger expectations.”
Pratt & Whitney Canada is celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the PW100 engine household which powers 90% of all regional turboprop plane working as we speak within the 30- to 90-passenger class. The P&WC Customer Service community consists of fifty owned and designated services, supported by roughly 2,000 P&WC staff across the globe.
FLY91 (Just Udo Aviation Private Limited) is a pure play regional airline headquartered in Goa, with focus to boost air connectivity throughout tier 2 and tier 3 cities in India. The airline launched services over every week in the past, with the inaugural flight from Goa to Bengaluru. On its maiden day of operations, Fly91 additionally flew to Sindhudurg from Bengaluru. The airline has schedules to fly between Goa, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Sindhudurg, whereas subsequent month it plans to connect with Agatti, Jalgaon, and Pune in April. Under the present schedule the airline operates flights between Goa and Bengaluru and Bengaluru-Sindhudurg on Monday, Friday, and Saturday. Additionally, they’re going to fly between Goa and Hyderabad, in addition to Sindhudurg and Hyderabad twice every week.

Nilesh Desai
Nilesh Desai
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