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International Lease Finance Corporation Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines for Additional 30 Airbus A320neo Family



  International Lease Finance Corporation Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower®
           Engines for Additional 30 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

PR Newswire

PARIS, June 19, 2013

PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- International Lease
Finance Corporation (ILFC) has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM
engines to power an additional 30 A320neo Family aircraft bringing ILFC's
total commitment to 180 engines. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United
Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

"The selection of Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM engines to power these
new A320neo Family aircraft speaks directly to ILFC's commitment to bringing
the most advanced technology to our global customer network," said ILFC Chief
Executive Officer Henri Courpron. "We're pleased to further develop our
strategic alignment with Pratt & Whitney to provide our customers with the
competitive advantages of the PurePower engine's performance and lower
operating costs."   

"Pratt & Whitney is excited to build on its long-standing partnership with
ILFC on this PurePower PW1100G-JM engine order," said Todd Kallman, Pratt &
Whitney Commercial Engines president. "Compared to today's engines the
PurePower engine offers increased operational and environmental efficiencies
that we are confident will serve ILFC's customers well."

These ILFC A320neo family aircraft will be powered by two PurePower engines.
Pratt & Whitney has announced orders for more than 3,500 engines that include
announced and unannounced firm orders, plus options. The PurePower engine uses
an advanced gear system allowing the engine's fan to operate at a different
speed than the low-pressure compressor and turbine. The combination of the
gear system and an all-new advanced core delivers the fuel efficiency and
environmental benefits. 

International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) is a global market leader in
the leasing and remarketing of commercial aircraft.  With approximately 1,000
owned and managed aircraft and commitments to purchase 293 new high-demand,
fuel-efficient aircraft, ILFC is the world's largest independent aircraft
lessor. ILFC has approximately 200 customers in more than 80 countries and
provides part-out and engine leasing services through its subsidiary,
AeroTurbine. ILFC operates from offices in Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Beijing,
Dublin, Miami, Seattle, and Singapore. ILFC is a wholly owned subsidiary of
American International Group, Inc. (AIG).

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of
aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet
propulsion products.  United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is
a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the
building and aerospace industries. For updates from United Technologies
Corp.'s aerospace businesses visit www.utcaero.com or follow @UTC on Twitter.

This release includes "forward looking statements" concerning anticipated
business opportunities that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including
with regard to the programs described in this release. Risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated or
implied in forward looking statements include the effect of economic
conditions in the markets in which we operate, including financial market
conditions, and fluctuation in interest rates, commodity prices and foreign
currency exchange rates; levels of end market demand in the aerospace
industry, including levels of demand for the new aircraft described in this
release; levels of air travel; financial difficulties of commercial airlines;
the financial condition of suppliers; and challenges in the design,
development, production and support of advanced technologies and new products
and services. For information identifying other important economic, political,
regulatory, legal, technological, competitive and other uncertainties, see
UTC's 10-K, 10-Q and other reports filed with the SEC.

For more information on the Pratt & Whitney PurePower engine, visit:
www.purepowerengines.com

Twitter: http://twitter.com/purepowerengine

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/purepowerengine

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/purepowerengine

Sara Banda                 Paul Thibeau      Leo Makowski
Int'l Cell +1-860-202-8644 +1 310 788 1999   860-565-1655
sara.banda@pw.utc.com      pthibeau@ilfc.com leo.makowski@pw.utc.com

SOURCE Pratt & Whitney

Website: http://www.pratt-whitney.com
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