Lufthansa Technik takes on component support for Aer Lingus

The Irish low-fare airline Aer Lingus has contracted Lufthansa Technik AG in Hamburg to provide component support for its growing fleet of Airbus aircraft. The agreement signed covers a term of ten years and includes component services for a fleet of currently 34 Airbus A320 family aircraft and nine Airbus A330 jets. The contract has a volume in excess of 90 million euros. Lufthansa Technik AG will provide service and repair for almost all aircraft components. To provide optimal support, a Lufthansa Technik representative in Dublin will coordinate the services, which will commence November 1st, 2008. The fleet of Aer Read more

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SR Technics concludes engine maintenance agreement with R&M Aviation Support

SR Technics and UK-based R & M Aviation Support have concluded a new Integrated Engine Solutions (IES) agreement. The exclusive three-year agreement which takes immediate effect is worth around USD 20 million in total revenue terms. Under the new IES agreement, SR Technics will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for six Pratt & Whitney PW4060 powerplants managed by R & M Aviation Support and operated on the Ukraine-based Aerosvit Airlines Boeing 767 fleet. The work will be performed by SR Technics

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South African Airways Technical signs engine services contract with SR Technics

SR Technics expands its presence in the African market by concluding an Integrated Engine Solutions (IES) agreement with South African Airways Technical. The exclusive five-year contract commences immediately and covers services on CFM56-5C engines on Airbus A340 aircraft. It is worth some $165 million. Under the new IES agreement, SR Technics provides engine maintenance, repair and overhaul services on 51 CFM56-5C engines on South African Airways

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AirTran Airways signs EcoPower engine wash agreement

AirTran Airways signed an exclusive agreement with JET Aircraft Maintenance, a designated service provider of Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners EcoPower engine wash services. Under the agreement, AirTran will use EcoPower engine wash services on its fleet of 143 aircraft, which consists of Boeing 737-700s and 717-200s aircraft.

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Volvo Aero and Rolls-Royce sign risk and revenue sharing agreement

Volvo Aero and Rolls-Royce have entered into a risk and revenue sharing agreement for the Trent XWB engine for the Airbus A350XWB aircraft, under which Volvo Aero will develop and manufacture the intermediate compressor case, a key engine component. Volvo Aero Corporation estimates the value of the contract to be approximately 40 billion SEK over 40 years. The Intermediate Compressor Case in the Trent XWB will be based on Volvo Aero

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P&W and Turkish Technic break ground on engine overhaul center

Pratt & Whitney and its joint venture partner, Turkish Airlines Technic broke ground on a new CFM56 and V2500 engine overhaul facility in Istanbul on July 14th. Once fully operational, the 25,000-square-meter (269,000-square-foot) center is expected to overhaul up to 200 engines annually and employ up to 550 people, many of whom will be from Turkish Technic’s highly experienced engine maintenance team. The groundbreaking took place at Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in the Anatolian peninsula, approximately 70 km east of Turkish Technic’s existing engine shop at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport. The facility will be built with up to 20 percent Read more

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Donbassaero Airlines selects P&W Global Service Partners

Ukrainian passenger and cargo carrier Donbassaero Airlines has selected Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners for a five-year maintenance service agreement. The exclusive agreement covers all engine maintenance for the fleet’s four Airbus A320 aircraft powered by V2500 engines.

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Capital Cargo selects P&W Global Service Partners for line maintenance

Capital Cargo International Airlines, a global airport-to-airport freight transporter, has selected Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners for a five-year, Line Maintenance Services agreement. The agreement covers specific as well as any other on-condition Line Maintenance Services that Capital Cargo International Airlines may require for entry into service aircraft, as well as future owned or leased Boeing 757 planes in Capital Cargo’s fleet.

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Hamilton Sundstrand signs spare parts agreement with Saab Aerotech

Hamilton Sundstrand has signed an exclusive agreement with Saab Aerotech to supply spare parts to support repair and overhaul of Hamilton Sundstrand components installed on Saab commercial aircraft and others. Over the course of the 10-year agreement, Saab Aerotech will receive dependable, timely, and quality material and technical support. Hamilton Sundstrand has similar agreements in place with 28 of the world’s top 30 airlines.

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