has selected Honeywell to provide aftermarket support for auxiliary power units on 34 of its Boeing 737-800NG aircraft.

Under the terms of the agreement, will also use Honeywell’s Predictive Trend Monitoring and Diagnostics (PTMD) application to reduce maintenance costs and enhance the process of troubleshooting Honeywell auxiliary power units (APUs). Maintenance of the APUs will be performed at Honeywell’s facility in Raunheim, Germany.

UK’s third largest airline is the UK’s third largest airline, and flies from 11 UK airports to more than 65 sun, leisure city and ski destinations. Its sister company, Jet2holidays, is the UK’s largest tour operator, delivering ATOL-protected package holidays (with flights included) to millions of customers every year.

To support its continued growth, Jet2 plc, the leading leisure travel group that encompasses and Jet2holidays, has invested in ambitious fleet expansion and renewal plans, with Honeywell equipping up to 75 new Airbus A321 NEO aircraft with APUs. Jet2 plc has 98 firm Airbus A321/A320 NEO aircraft orders, which could eventually extend up to 146 aircraft.


Honeywell’s first APU took to the skies in 1950, and the company has built more than 100,000 since then. An APU is a critical piece of aircraft equipment that provides electrical power and air conditioning while the plane is on the ground to ensure increased passenger comfort and supplies the air source when a pilot is ready to start the main engines. More than 36,000 APUs, including both fixed wing and rotary wing, are in service today across more than 150 regional, executive, commercial and military applications.
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