The World Customs Organization has given Lufthansa Technik authorized economic operator (AEO) status based upon the company’s established customs procedures and security regulations.
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The Lockheed L-1649A Super Star was the queen of the skies in the late 1950s and it might again become a familiar sight aloft, according to Lufthansa Technik. In cooperation with the company’s Tulsa, Oklahoma subsidiary, BizJet, restoration on one of the 50-year-old airliners has begun at a specially built hangar at Auburn-Lewiston Airport in Maine.
Lufthansa Technik and U.S. service provider eJet Services have agreed to expand their existing joint program of comprehensive maintenance and operating support for executive conversions of Bombardier CRJs. The program offers low-utilization and small-fleet operators nose-to-tail maintenance and operating support. The broadened relationship also includes comprehensive support for smaller scheduled airlines worldwide.
Buoyed by the first European deliveries of the new Citation XLS+, Lufthansa Private Jet today said at EBACE that it is now offering “exclusive and flexible” flight options on its own fleet of Citations–a CJ1, two CJ3s and two XLS+ midsize jets. The fleet is operated and managed by Swiss PrivateAviation, a charter/management subsidiary of Swiss International Airlines that was founded last year.
With the official opening of the Cabin Innovation Center for research and development at its Hamburg, Germany headquarters on April 1, Lufthansa Technik (Booth No. 343) has sent a strong signal that it intends to press on with its business strategy regardless of the continuing economic crisis.
At the Aircraft Interiors Expo 2009 in April in Hamburg, Germany, Lufthansa Technik’s (Booth No. 373) NICEview “infotainment” package won first place in the entertainment and communication category of the Crystal Cabin Award competition. Offering passenger flight information and a moving map, the system provides high-resolution 3-D maps and virtual flight views as well as a multitude of information overlays.
With the official opening of the new Cabin Innovation Center for research and development at its Hamburg, Germany headquarters on April 1, Lufthansa Technik has made its position with regard to the future perfectly clear, regardless of the current economic and credit crisis.
Operators of Bombardier Learjet 60s and PW305A engines may now look forward to additional support in Europe. MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg is broadening its service offerings in partnership with Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services at Schönefeld in the form of complete maintenance packages.
Maintenance customers of Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) at Berlin-Schönefeld in Germany can earn loyalty points in the company’s new Maintenance Plus program. Three loyalty levels are offered–platinum, gold or silver–each with different incentives that might include special AOG support and customized maintenance contracts, according to LBAS.
Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (Stand No. 410) launched its new Maintenance Plus customer loyalty program here at the MEBA show yesterday. The new offering is similar to an airline frequent-flyer program. It allows customers to earn loyalty points based on how much they spend, how much of their bill has been paid and their contractual relationship with the company.