Posted on: 08 April 2014 by Mark Howells
The Aerostructures business of UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) has signed a 5-year agreement with JetBlue Airways to provide nacelle maintenance for the airline's fleet of 130 Airbus A320s powered by IAE V2500-A5 engines, as well as its 60 Embraer 190s powered by GE CF34-10 engines.
UTC Aerospace Systems will be the exclusive provider of maintenance for the thrust reversers and common nozzle assemblies for JetBlue's A320 fleet, as well as the inlets, fan cowls, thrust reversers and common nozzle assemblies for the E190s. The maintenance work will be performed at the Aerostructures’ Alabama Service Center in Foley, AL.
Aerostructures’ president Marc Duvall commented, “This is the first long-term agreement we have signed with JetBlue and follows years of our customer support of the airline. We look forward to providing our unmatched customer service to a major portion of the JetBlue fleet under this new agreement.”