March 4, 2015
MTU Maintenance wins Central American VECA Airlines for V2500 maintenance
MTU Maintenance can count VECA (Vuelos Economicos de Centro America) Airlines, a start-up carrier from El Salvador, as a new customer for the maintenance of its V2500 engines. Under the exclusive agreement, MTU Maintenance will be responsible for the airline’s engine MRO as well as on-wing services and engine trend monitoring. In addition, MTU Maintenance will support VECA Airlines’ engine line replaceable units (LRU). To facilitate operations, it will establish a dedicated LRU storage pool directly in El Salvador. Customer training completes the services provided under the company’s unique Total Engine Care (TEC) package. The contract with VECA Airlines will run for ten years and has a value of approximately €170m (in excess of US$200m).