Lufthansa Technik and Taiwan based airline China Airlines have comprehensively expanded their partnership by entering into a newlong term agreement for component services (Total Component Support,TCS®) for China Airlines Airbus A350 fleet.
According to the contract, the Hamburg/Germany-based maintenance,repair and overhaul (MRO) provider is now responsible for the component supply of the airline’s Airbus A350 fleet. The services tobe rendered include maintenance, reliability monitoring, reliability enhancement programs as well as logistic services.
In addition, Lufthansa Technik will provide a worldwide AOG supportfor China Airlines modern wide body fleet using Lufthansa Technik’swell established network including the component pools in Europe,Asia Pacific and the Americas.
C.J. Huang, Senior Vice President at China Airlines said: “After along selection process we came to the conclusion that LufthansaTechnik could offer us the high level of performance and reliability that we are in need of for the component support of our new A350fleet. We believe partnering with Lufthansa Technik is a win-win strategic move and will further streng then the collaboration between China Airlines and Lufthansa Technik.”
“We are proud to extend our partnership with China Airlines by supporting their new flagship, the A350. Lufthansa Technik has proven its vast experience in providing comprehensive A350 support tovarious airlines worldwide. Therefore, we warmly welcome China Airlines to our A350 community”, Gerald Steinhoff, Senior Vice President Asia Pacific from Lufthansa Technik explained.
Lufthansa Technik has been responsible for supplying material for China Airlines’ A330 and A340 long-haul fleets under a Total Component Support TCS® contract since 2010.
China Airlines :
China Airlines, founded in 1959, is the largest airline in Taiwan. It
flies to 80 destinations in 22 countries and provides the highest standards of quality and service.
Lufthansa Technik :
The Lufthansa Technik Group, with more than 30 subsidiaries and about
25,000 employees worldwide, is one of the leading providers of services for the aviation industry. Its portfolio encompasses the entire spectrum of services for commercial aircraft: maintenance,repair, overhaul, modification and conversion, engines and components.