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December 13, 2018

DAE’s Joramco and flydubai renew maintenance agreement

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. announced that its engineering division and Amman-based MRO Joramco and Dubai-based carrier flydubai have successfully renewed the agreement to provide the carrier with heavy maintenance solutions for its fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft. Under this agreement Joramco will perform up to 45 C checks and EIS checks from January 2019. In addition, Joramco will perform avionics and cabin modifications including broad band modifications.   Commenting on this agreement, Jeff Wilkinson, Joramco Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are delighted that flydubai is extending its agreement with Joramco.  We value our partnership with flydubai which started in [...]

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August 18, 2018

Comprehensive A350 APU support for two Asian airlines

Two major Asian airlines entrusted Lufthansa Technik with the technical support for the HGT1700 auxiliary power units (APU) of their A350-900 fleets.

South Korean carrier Asiana Airlines signed a ten year long-term contract for the HGT1700 APUs of its planned fleet of 30 A350-900 aircraft. The services will be provided in the frame of an exclusive time and material agreement and will start in August 2018. All repairs will be performed in the workshops at Lufthansa Technik’s headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.

Vietnam Airlines also entrusted the maintenance of its HGT1700 APUs to Lufthansa Technik and signed an exclusive time and material contract. The national [...]

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August 14, 2018

158 new trainees start their training

158 young people are now starting either traditional or dual-study training programs with the Lufthansa Technik Group. In parallel, the selection process for 2019 is already underway at All told, Lufthansa Technik in Germany will now be home to 582 young people on their way to professions in technical aircraft services or aircraft logistics.

Beginning in 2019, Lufthansa Technik intends to nearly double the number of training slots in Hamburg and Frankfurt over a period of several years. This decision was made on the basis of the company’s good economic development and the fact that many of its employees will soon reach retirement [...]

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June 21, 2018

New long-haul tail dock in operation at maintenance base in Munich

On 20th June 2018 Lufthansa Technik AG has put a new a tail dock in operation at its Munich base. The company invested over two million euros in the new infrastructure. The dock is used for maintenance work on the aircraft types Airbus A330, A340 and A350.

The dock facilitates maintenance work at the rear of long-haul aircraft, as it makes the vertical and horizontal stabilizer and the auxiliary power unit, APU, easier to access. It also allows different work packages to be carried out simultaneously. The dock is 28.5 meters wide, 21 meters deep and 20.7 meters high. The weight is 125 tons.

“After two years of project phase and three months of construction time, [...]

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