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Norwegian Air Shuttle Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Norwegian Air Shuttle Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to
                     Power Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

PR Newswire

PARIS, June 19, 2013

PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW – Pratt & Whitney and
Norwegian Air Shuttle signed a definitive agreement to power 50 firm Airbus
A320neo family aircraft with PurePower PW1100G-JM engines. First delivery is
scheduled for 2016. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX)
company.

"We chose the PurePower engine because everyone should be able to afford to
fly and the benefits this engine delivers will allow us to offer the most
affordable prices at the highest quality," said Asgeir Nyseth, COO, Norwegian
Air Shuttle. "Keeping our operating costs low is one way we deliver more
competitive fares to our customers, and we believe the savings in maintenance
and fuel burn we'll receive from this engine can be parleyed to our
customers."

"Pratt & Whitney is happy to be chosen by Norwegian to power their fleet of
A320neos," said Todd Kallman, president, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines.
"We look forward to providing the kind of savings in operating costs that will
allow Norwegian to continue offering competitive and affordable airfare."

Each Norwegian Air Shuttle jet 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 family of
engines 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 deliver the improvements in
fuel efficiency, environmental emissions and noise.

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, is a public low-cost airline noted on the Oslo
Stock Exchange. The company is the second largest airline in Scandinavia, the
third largest low-cost airline in Europe,and has a route portfolio stretching
across Europe into North Africa and the Middle East. Norwegian operates 382
routes to121 destinations.

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,
Connecticut, 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

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Sara Banda                 Leo Makowski
Int'l Cell +1-860-202-8644 860-565-1655
sara.banda@pw.utc.com     leo.makowski@pw.utc.com

SOURCE Pratt & Whitney

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