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UTC Aerospace Systems Selected by easyJet to Provide Wheels, Carbon Brakes and MRO Support for their Airbus A320ceo Aircraft

Aug 27, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by easyJet to supply the wheels, carbon brakes and MRO support for the 68 new Airbus A320ceo aircraft being added to their fleet.  UTC Aerospace Systems has been the wheel and brake supplier to easyJet since their A320 aircraft entered service.  UTC Aerospace Systems will provide the equipment through its Landing Systems facility in Troy, Ohio.  MRO services will be performed at the company's Hatfield, U.K., location in close proximity to easyJet's home base.  UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

"We are very pleased to continue our longstanding relationship with UTC Aerospace Systems who has supported our fleet since 2003.  We look forward to optimizing our maintenance and reliability with this equipment," said Ian Davies, Head of Engineering and Maintenance.

"This selection demonstrates easyJet's confidence in our track record of providing quality products and services with the lowest total cost of ownership," stated Jim Wharton, president, Landing Systems.

easyJet, launched in 1995 and based at London Luton Airport, is a European airline and flies over 220 aircraft on more than 750 routes to over 130 airports across 31 countries.

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries.  UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit the website at www.utc.com or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.

SOURCE UTC Aerospace Systems

For further information: Valerie Francis, +1 937-440-2313, valerie.francis @utas.utc.com, Andrew Martin, +1 704-423-7048, andrew.martin@utas.utc.com, www.utcaerospacesystems.com