GE Aviation and Lufthansa Technik AG sign MRO agreement on Boeing 777X

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By victoria@aviationnews-online.com June 20, 2019 10:21

GE Aviation and Lufthansa Technik AG sign MRO agreement on Boeing 777X

GE Aviation and Lufthansa Technik AG has increased its collaboration on Boeing 777X MRO services.

The companies have signed a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) agreement under which Lufthansa Technik will be GE’s authorised service provider for the backup generator and backup converter (BUG and BUC) and for certain Electrical Load Management Systems (ELMS) components on the new Boeing 777X aircraft.

This long-term cooperation will cover the maintenance service offerings, warranty support and 24/7 asset exchange, loan services to worldwide 777X operators.

“We are pleased to enter into a long-term cooperation with Lufthansa Technik, a global world-class MRO and asset services provider. Lufthansa Technik is strategically positioned to support the 777X customers and our GE Power components with high-tech quality repairs and overhaul services. Lufthansa Technik also brings a breadth of engineering expertise and extensive experience in maintaining civil electrical generators along with their global logistics network to provide seamless support to our mutual customers,” said Joe Krisciunas, general manager – GE Aviation Electrical Power Systems.

Lufthansa is currently one of the launch customers for the new Boeing 777X aircraft with 20 total aircraft ordered. Boeing offers the 777X in several passenger aircraft configurations all powered by the GE9X engine.

Under the agreement, Lufthansa Technik will provide various 777X power component MRO services, including OEM approved repairs, warranty corrections and component modifications on behalf of GE.

Lufthansa Technik will also provide and maintain a global pool of spares to support AOG services and offer customers exchanges and or loans while their GE power components are being repaired.

These serviceable spare components will be available to worldwide customers on a 24/7 support basis and be deployed in several stocking locations worldwide within Lufthansa Technik’s vast global component supply network.

victoria@aviationnews-online.com
By victoria@aviationnews-online.com June 20, 2019 10:21