Qantas & Lufthansa Technik partner on joint MRO venture

 - September 3, 2008, 6:45 AM

Australia’s biggest airline, Qantas Airways, and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider Lufthansa Technik of Hamburg, Germany, have joined forces in a new joint venture: Jet Turbine Services (JTS).

The Melbourne-based company provides technical support for GE and CFM56 engines in the Qantas fleet. The range of engine types include the CF6-80C2, CFM56-3, CF6-80E1 and CFM56-7. JTS will also scale up its technical services and offer them to customers throughout Southeast Asia.