December 16, 2014
MTU Maintenance signs exclusive total engine care contract with Air Costa
MTU Maintenance, one of the leading engine maintenance providers worldwide, has added another airline to its continuously growing customer list: Air Costa, India’s newest airline has chosen MTU for the exclusive maintenance of its CF34-8/-10 engines operating its Embraer E170 and E190 fleet. Apart from engine maintenance, MTU will support Air Costa with LRU management and spare engines; Air Costa is thereby benefitting from the company’s Total Engine Care program (TEC). The contract will run for 10 years and has a value of €25m. Air Costa is MTU’s first customer from India and the first Indian E-Jet operator. Air Costa’s engines will be overhauled at MTU Maintenance Berlin Brandenburg, an Authorized CF34 Service Provider and MTU’s center of excellence for industrial gas turbines. Since 2002, the company has maintained over 1,000 CF34 engines, both on- and off-wing, for over 100 customers worldwide. The shop currently has the capacity for over 200 shop visits per year.