UTC Aerospace selected to supply wheels, brakes for eight Asian airlines
UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies, announced that it has been selected to supply wheels and brakes for eight Asian airlines: Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Hong Kong Airlines, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines and Sichuan Airlines-along with multiple Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. affiliated airlines. In addition, the company has also signed a landing gear MRO agreement with Singapore Airlines for its A380 aircraft. Taken together, the selections include more than 550 aircraft and represent more than $250M in new business for UTC Aerospace Systems. The announcement builds on the $56M in wheel and brake selections the company announced at the Dubai Air Show in November, and the $180M in wheel and brake selections it announced at the Paris Air Show in June.