Pratt & Whitney Canada Records 1 Billion Engine Hours
Pratt & Whitney Canada is a Canada-based aircraft engine manufacturer which is a division of the larger US-based Pratt & Whitney.
Over the years Pratt & Whitney Canada has produced over 110,000 engines with more than 66,000 currently in service and powering over 16,000 customers. Pratt & Whitney Canada is today celebrating one billion flying hours.
"Our engines power aircraft that benefit millions of people every day. Every second, a P&WC-powered aircraft takes off or lands somewhere on the planet, whether driving commerce, reuniting families, or powering humanitarian missions, emergency medical services, or search and rescue missions. Achieving one billion flying hours is made possible by the dedicated team at Pratt & Whitney Canada along with our customers, suppliers, and the extended P&WC community." Maria Della Posta, President, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Pratt & Whitney Canada-produced engines currently power the DHC6 Twin Otters, Dash8s, and ATRs that are flown in Maldives. The company currently has about 10,000 employees worldwide, with 6,000 of them based in Canada.