Having Lufthansa Technik show up at an aviation trade show is a bit like having Santa Claus show up at the company party with a bag of toys, and this year’s Ebace was no exception.
Lufthansa Technik’s VIP and Executive Jet Solutions Division is now offering what it claims is a new standard in sleep comfort in the form of its Flexidreamer mattress for executive aircraft. The claim is based on Lufthansa Technik proprietary and patented development and “not only sets new standards in comfort but also satisfies all aviation authority requirements.”
Lufthansa Technik’s VIP and Executive Jet Solutions Division is now offering what it claims is a new standard in sleep comfort in the form of its Flexidreamer mattress for executive/VIP aircraft. The claim is based on Lufthansa Technik proprietary and patented development and “not only sets new standards in comfort, but also satisfies all aviation authority requirements.”
Photo-luminescent emergency floor-path lighting seems so simple that it appears at first glance there’s little room for improvement, but Lufthansa Technik has done that and more. At the Crystal Cabin Awards judging in Hamburg, Germany, in April, the new technology was presented with little fanfare as non-electrical and maintenance-free. But it is much more than that.
Eastar Jet has signed an agreement with Ameco Beijing for MRO services on the airline’s five Boeing 737NGs. It calls for C-checks and landing-gear overhauls on four of the aircraft. The contract goes into effect next week. According to an Ameco Beijing spokesman, the MRO, Lufthansa Technik and Hawker Pacific are acting together as a worldwide landing gear alliance.
Lufthansa Technik Aero Alzey (LTAA) and Air Mauritius have signed an exclusive agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul services of the airline’s ATR fleet powered by the P&WC PW127. The ATRs are used mainly to connect Mauritius with regional islands Rodrigues and Reunion.
Volvo Aero and Lufthansa Technik will jointly develop new repair methods for structural parts of large commercial aircraft engines. The two companies will also cooperate in the appropriate certification processes, the repair services and the marketing and sales activities for the business.
Lufthansa Technik’s new VIP cabin quick-change kit allows operators to switch a narrowbody commercial airline interior to VIP configuration overnight. The kit eliminates the need for an operator to maintain a VIP aircraft permanently in that configuration, adding the flexibility to fly commercial passengers then quickly switch to a customized VIP interior.
Hamburg-based Lufthansa Technik Group reports that it recorded a small increase in revenue and stable profits last year. “We are investing in Germany while expanding our involvement in the international growth markets with sites in Eastern Europe, Asia, the Middle East and, increasingly, America,” August Henningsen, CEO, told AIN.
Lufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP) yesterday signed an agreement with low-cost long-haul carrier Air Asia X for maintenance, repair and overhaul services (MRO) at its Manila facilities. Beginning in March the Malaysia-based operator’s fleet of eight Airbus A330s and A340s will be supported under the three-year contract.