MTU Maintenance wins AeroLogic for the maintenance of GE90-110B engines

(PresseBox) ( Hanover, Germany, )
MTU Maintenance Hannover is proud to announce that it has won another customer, the German express cargo operator AeroLogic, for the maintenance of the GE90. Dr. Stefan Weingartner, President and CEO Commercial Maintenance at MTU Aero Engines, said: "The GE90 is the world's largest engine, and we are proud to have added the first German carrier to our MRO customer base."

Under the exclusive contract, the company will be responsible for maintenance services of all GE90-110B engines powering AeroLogic's Boeing 777F fleet including their owned spare engines. The longterm contract has a value of more than 200 million US dollars.

Headquartered at Leipzig Halle Airport, Germany, AeroLogic GmbH is a joint venture owned by DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo AG, each with 50 percent shares. The company was founded in September 2007 and emerged from the joint venture started between the two partners in 2004. AeroLogic currently has around 245 employees, including more than 170 pilots. The AeroLogic fleet is composed of eight Boeing 777Fs. The freight capacity of AeroLogic is used by DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo. The two shareholding companies are also responsible for all sales and warehousing activities. The route network of AeroLogic comprises of more than 20 destinations in Europe, Middle-East, Asia and North America. "With this longterm cooperation with MTU, we are confident to keep and improve our high safety and quality standards at very competitive costs," said Ulf Weber, Managing Director of AeroLogic.

MTU Maintenance Hannover can draw upon over three decades of experience in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of high-thrust engines. Apart from the Hanover shop, MTU Maintenance operates affiliates in all major regions and markets around the globe and is the world's largest independent provider of engine MRO services. It is a business segment of MTU Aero Engines, Germany's leading engine manufacturer and the country's only independent engine manufacturer. MTU has a workforce of some 8,200 employees worldwide. MTU Aero Engines excels in lowpressure turbines, high-pressure compressors, manufacturing and repair techniques. In the military arena, it is Germany's industrial lead company for nearly all the engines flown by the country's air force.
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