Tag: Lufthansa Technik AG

CAIRE Robot Enables Upside Down Repairs

A highly flexible repair procedure for structures made of fiber-reinforced composites (FRCs) is about to be introduced in the aviation industry: Lufthansa Technik AG has filed two important patent applications for its newly developed scarf joining robot, and preparations are underway to put the new system into commercial operation. The robot demonstrator developed during the […]

New “SafeDrone” Platform Minimizes Risks for Pilots and Drones

“SafeDrone by Lufthansa Technik” is a new initiative for minimizing uncertainties and risks in unmanned aviation. The open and completely transparent platform allows collaboration between all interested market players and provides them with direct access to recognized standards for technology, quality and security in the use of drones. A basic package is available free of […]

Air Astana Signs Engine Services Contract

Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, has concluded an exclusive long-term repair and overhaul agreement with Lufthansa Technik for the V2500 engines powering its Airbus A320 fleet. Peter Foster, President and CEO, signed the corresponding contract. Lufthansa Technik will provide the full range of engine repair and overhaul services, including warranty management and spare […]

First CFM56-5C Engine Flies More Than 100,000 Flight Hours

There’s every reason to celebrate at CFM International and Lufthansa Technik AG, with the first CFM56-5C engine having passed the 100,000 flight hour threshold. The engine drives the Airbus A340 and has reliably been in continuous use since 1993 at Lufthansa Passage. The engine with the serial number ESN 740146 began its career on November […]

Bye Bye and Welcome to the Boeing 737

As Lufthansa Passage bids farewell to the Boeing 737 after almost 50 years, the next chapter is set to begin shortly for Lufthansa Technik with the Boeing 737 MAX in the seemingly unending story of this aircraft, which is so closely tied to the Hamburg location. As the last “Bobby” – as Lufthansa pilots used […]

Lufthansa Technik Introduces the Next Level of Predictive Maintenance

Lufthansa Technik AG announced the launch of Condition Analytics. The new and highly intelligent platform allows airlines to predict precisely when components should be replaced and recommends measures to be taken to avoid failures before they actually happen. Among other advantages, operators benefit from reduced fuel consumption, optimized use of expendable parts and enhanced safety. […]

Lufthansa Technik to Provide Paperless Maintenance

From now on Lufthansa Technik documents the resolution of defects on aircraft from Lufthansa Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo in electronic form. The electronic job sheet (eJobcard) has already been introduced at all German line maintenance stations, and the Ground Log Book (GLB), a paper-based document, has been replaced with the electronic Ground Log (eGL). In […]

Lufthansa Technik Malta to Service More than 100 easyJet Aircraft

In the presence of his Excellency the Maltese Prime Minister Dr. Joseph Muscat low-cost carrier easyJet and Lufthansa Technik AG signed a substantial base maintenance contract in the Maltese capital Valletta. More than 100 of the airline’s A320 family will be serviced by Lufthansa Technik Malta during the next five years. Ian Davies, easyJet Director […]

Pratt & Whitney and Lufthansa Technik Sign Strategic Agreement

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company, and Lufthansa Technik, a global leader in aircraft engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), together announced that Lufthansa Technik has signed a strategic network agreement to become a key member of the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine MRO network offering the full scope of MRO […]

Lufthansa Technik Signs Four-Year TTS Contract with Surinam Airways

Lufthansa Technik AG has been awarded a Total Technical Support TTS contract for Surinam Airways’ Airbus A340-300 based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The four-year contract with the flag carrier of the Republic of Suriname marks a further success in Lufthansa Technik’s efforts to strengthen its market presence in the Americas. Lufthansa Technik will provide maintenance services […]