GE and Lufthansa Technik opens new MRO centre as part of XEOS joint venture

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood October 1, 2019 06:55

GE and Lufthansa Technik opens new MRO centre as part of XEOS joint venture

GE Aviation and Lufthansa Technik has opened its new of its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) joint venture XEOS located in Sroda Slaska, Poland near Wroclaw.

The new 350,000 sq ft. facility will perform MRO on GEnx-2B and GE9X engines and is owned and operated by Lufthansa Technik (51%) and GE Aviation (49%).

Jean Lydon-Rodgers, president & CEO, GE Aviation Services, said: “XEOS represents a unique collaboration between Lufthansa Technik and GE Aviation. Our combined capabilities and technological knowledge have merge to create one of the most advanced MRO facilities in the world for the GEnx-2B and GE9X engines. I congratulate the XEOS team for building this world-class MRO engine shop and look forward to a long future of working together to meet our customers’ services needs.”

The two parent companies invested more than $250 million in XEOS. The new MRO facility consists of an overhaul site, training centre and test cell, which is under construction. XEOS was built in 16 months and inducted its first GEnx-2B engine in April 2019.

Darren Wood
By Darren Wood October 1, 2019 06:55