14 February 2014
IAE International Aero Engines AG said it has awarded Singapore-based operator Tigerair the Pure-V designation for V2500 engines powering its aircraft.
A Pure-V designated engine contains IAE-approved parts and repairs throughout the entire engine. The program was created to provide a designation IAE customers´ engines that have been maintained to OEM standards, for example those covered by a fleet hour agreement, and to recognize the superior value of these engines. According to IAE´s records, approximately 60 percent of the V2500 fleet qualifies as Pure-V.
“We are pleased with the positive Pure-V responses we´ve received since our recent launch at the Dubai airshow in November,” said Matthew Bromberg, president, Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket.
Tigerair, established in 2004, is a leading Singapore-based budget carrier that comprises four airlines: Tigerair Singapore, Tigerair Australia, Tigerair Philippines and Tigerair Mandala.
IAE is a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders are comprised of Pratt & Whitney (NYSE: UTX), Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH, Japanese Aero Engines Corp. and MTU Aero Engines. To date, more than 5,900 V2500 engines have been delivered to close to 200 customers around the world.