Frankfurt - Lufthansa Technik AG has finalized comprehensive long-term MRO contracts with two major airlines and a freighter operator from Russia.
Russian flag carrier Aeroflot has engaged Lufthansa Technik for the service of Airframe Related Components (ARC®) for its A320 Family aircraft. The contract includes delivery and pooling, in addition to the maintenance, repair, overhaul, and modification of all A320 family aircraft components.
Lufthansa Technik will provide pooling services for specific components such as the thrust reversers, inlets, and linings of the engines. In addition, a spare part warehouse will be set up exclusively for Aeroflot at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow.
Another Russian airline Ural Airlines has also agreed with Lufthansa Technik to supply components for the service of Total Component Support (TCS®) for their Boeing 737 MAX fleet and extended an existing contract for its A320neo fleet.
The maintenance, repair, and overhaul of components is part of a Total Component Support (TCS®) and will be supplied by spare parts pooling. The service launches of the five new Airbus A320neo and 14 Boeing 737 MAX jets were scheduled to begin later this year. For optimal supply, the warehouse at the Yekaterinburg, the home base of the Russian airline, will be expanded to include components for the new types of aircraft. Component maintenance will take place at the Lufthansa Technik hangars, particularly in Hamburg.
And finally, the Russian freighter operator AirBridgeCargo has signed a long-term TCS® contract for its Boeing 747-400F fleet.
AirBridgeCargo Airlines has commissioned Lufthansa Technik to maintain the components of its Boeing 747-400F freighter fleet. As part of the long-term TCS® agreement, Lufthansa Technik will support the Russian cargo airline with component pooling and leasing services.
The agreement covers AirBridgeCargo's Boeing 747-400F fleet, which currently consists of six freighters. Lufthansa Technik will provide a comprehensive component supply for approximately 1,400 parts, including leasing services for components stored in Moscow, the Russian cargo operator's home base.
Lufthansa Technik already supports the 747Fs of AirBridgeCargo with a range of maintenance and engineering services.