Pratt & Whitney and Air New Zealand plan to invest a combined NZ$20 million ($16.8 million) to increase by 50% the capacity of their joint-venture engine overhaul center. The project will enable the Christchurch Engine Center in New Zealand “to consolidate all of its operations into one central workshop where currently they are operated out of multiple locations,” the center’s general manager, Brendon McWilliam, tells Aviation Week. It also will mean efficiency gains, he says. ...


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