LHT selected for component support of RAF A330 MRTT FSTA

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By admin October 6, 2010 20:43

LHT selected for component support of RAF A330 MRTT FSTA

Airbus Military has selected Lufthansa Technik (LHT) – an expert in A330 maintenance – to undertake component support for the UK Royal Air Force´s new fleet of 14 A330 MRTT Future Strategic Transport Aircraft (FSTA).

Under the terms of the 10-year contract, which will begin when the FSTA enters service towards the end of next year, LHT will be responsible for: establishing the initial component stock at the FSTA main operating base of RAF Brize Norton; reprovision of components, expendables and standard aircraft hardware; providing access to a component pool; component repair and overhaul; and transportation of components. It includes an option for FSTA aircraft to be painted by LHT.

“This contract is an important milestone in creating the highly robust MRO operation that we are putting into place to support FSTA in service,” says Richard Thompson, vice president customer services Airbus Military. “I am delighted to have the support of Lufthansa Technik which is a world-class provider of A330 maintenance over many years. This is a clear example of the type of market-leading support services that we will be providing to all customers of the A330 MRTT.”

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