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Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has been selected by Republic Airline Inc. to perform all maintenance services on the APS 2300 auxiliary power units (APU) aboard Republic’s fleet of 170 existing and 12 new Embraer 170/175 series aircraft. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
“Republic is the largest operator of Embraer 170/175 jets in the world and is a key customer for P&WC’s APU division,” says Marty Kessell, vice-president of APU market at P&WC. “We are grateful for the opportunity to continue our close relationship with Republic and to support the airline’s growth.”
Drew Skaff, vice-president of supply chain at Republic, commented: “We are pleased to confirm and extend our relationship with Pratt & Whitney Canada, demonstrated by selecting the company again as the exclusive provider of maintenance services for our APS 2300 auxiliary power units over the next 10 years.”