Germany

December 9, 2009 - 11:10am

Lufthansa Technik has expanded its composite workshop at its airframe related components (ARC) facility in Hamburg, Germany, to handle repairs of large composite components. The company installed a new autoclave featuring a five-meter (16.3-foot) interior diameter, and this allows curing of the largest jet engine fairings, flaps and radomes using heat and pressure.

October 30, 2009 - 8:32am

The first Bombardier Global Express 8C check has been performed in Europe by Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS), a joint venture of Lufthansa Technik, Bombardier and ExecuJet.

The work included dismantling the aircraft’s cabin, overhauling the landing gear and inspecting and modifying structures and systems. The Berlin-based MRO, which specializes in Bombardier business aircraft, completed the project in eight weeks.

October 14, 2009 - 11:02am

Berlin-based LBAS, a joint venture among Lufthansa Technik, Bombardier and ExecuJet, has completed its first major overhaul event, an 8C check, on a Bombardier Global Express for an unidentified Spanish customer. The MRO completed the task in eight weeks. Equivalent to a D check for large commercial aircraft, the 8C check is the Global Express’s largest regular maintenance event and is required after 10 years of flight operations.

June 9, 2009 - 10:49am

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.

January 29, 2009 - 9:58am

Lufthansa Technik has invested nearly $67 million in its new 161,500-sq-ft overhaul center for engines in Hamburg. The new facility will be staffed by about 700 employees, and capacity for overhauls rises from the present 320 to more than 400 engines per year. By commissioning the new facility, the company is making a significant contribution to securing the more than 2,000 engine maintenance jobs at the Hamburg site over the long term.

November 19, 2008 - 9:23am

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.

November 16, 2008 - 2:08am

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.

September 3, 2008 - 5:56am

A two-year, worldwide logistic services agreement has been signed by Ameco Beijing and Lufthansa Technik Logistik (LTL). Under the terms of the agreement, LTL will commence comprehensive logistic support for Ameco Beijing to enhance the MRO’s capabilities for tracking and tracing, consolidation and 24-hour AOG service.

August 29, 2008 - 1:52pm

A two-year, worldwide logistic services agreement has been signed by Ameco Beijing and Lufthansa Technik Logistik (LTL). Under the terms of the agreement, LTL will commence comprehensive logistic support for Ameco Beijing to enhance the MRO’s capabilities for tracking and tracing, consolidation and 24-hour AOG service.

July 12, 2008 - 5:51am

ThyssenKrupp has merged Apollo Metals and Aviation Metals into its aerospace supply chain management business, thus giving it the capacity to offer global materials services ranging from “just-in-time delivery of processed metals” to “finished parts kitting,” the company said. Newly named ThyssenKrupp Aerospace employs 1,000 people at 30 service centers across the world.

 
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