Latest Press Releases

Latest Press Releases 2018

• The total investment for the new building is 11.5 million euros
• Continuous growth of the location calls for extension by 6,500 square meters

Ludwigsfelde, July 20, 2018 - MTU Maintenance, one of the world’s leading provider of MRO services for commercial aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines, has laid the foundation stone for a new logistics center at its Ludwigsfelde location today. The total investment for the new building with a workspace of 6,500 square meters is 11.5 million euros. The addi-tional floor space is needed to cater to the location’s continued growth. Between 2016 and 2018, the number of operating hours has risen 30 percent and is expected to increase fur-ther in the two-digit percentage range in the years to come, the reasons being higher work-loads and the addition of new engine models to the company’s portfolio. Plans are to have the logistics center up and running in June 2019.

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Munich, Farnborough, July 20, 2018 – This year’s Farnborough International Airshow proved a major success for MTU Aero Engines. Germany’s leading engine manufacturer secured orders worth around 800 million euros (according to list price), in particular with orders and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for the PW1000G- geared turbofan (GTF) engine family for single-aisle aircraft.

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Vancouver, July 12th -- MTU Maintenance Canada celebrated the redelivery of the first V2500 engine for customer IAE International Aero Engines AG (“IAE”) in Vancouver at the end of June. The engine falls under the contract between IAE and MTU last year that sees MTU Maintenance Canada serving V2500 aftermarket customers. The V2500 is the engine that powers the A320ceo family.

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• One of the most eco-efficient engines worldwide: the PW1100G-JM geared turbofan powering the A320neo
• Conceptual idea for Next European Fighter Engine (NEFE) presented in an interactive exhibit

Munich, July 3, 2018 – MTU Aero Engines is not at a loss for solutions to meet tomorrow’s challenges: At this year’s Farnborough Airshow in the United Kingdom, Germany’s leading engine manufacturer will be showcasing the PW1100G-JM geared turbofan powering the A320neo, one of the world’s most eco-efficient engines. At this key industry event, which will take place from July 16 to July 22, the company will moreover present its idea of what the engine for a next-generation European fighter jet could be like. MTU’s innovations for commercial and military propulsion system technologies will be on display in Hall 4 at booth No. 41460 and in MTU’s chalet (No. A35).

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Zhuhai, July 2nd, 2018 – On 1st July 2018, Jaap Beijer (40) became the General Manager of MTU Maintenance Zhuhai. The company is a 50/50 joint venture between MTU Aero Engines, Ger-many’s leading aero engine manufacturer, and China Southern Air Holding Company Limited, China’s largest airline group. He joins the MTU subsidiary from his role as Senior Vice President Aftermarket IAE AG, following Frank Bodenhage (49), who will be taking on a new role within the MTU Maintenance organization as a Senior Vice President in Hannover, supporting the expansion of MTU’s global footprint.

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Munich, July 2, 2017 - According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a new record 4.1 billion passengers took to the sky onboard scheduled flights last year, which marked an increase of 7.1 percent compared with 2016. This growth poses new challenges for MTU Aero Engines. Germany’s leading engine manufacturer is making every effort to minimize fuel burn, carbon footprint and noise of aero engines, as detailed in the company’s sustainability report for the year 2017, which has just been released. It is for the sixth time now that MTU has prepared this publication on its sustainability performance. 

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Munich, May 25, 2018 – Markus Wölfle (40) became Director Corporate Communications of Munich-based engine maker MTU Aero Engines AG as of 1 May. In this function he is in charge of the MDAX-listed company’s positioning towards media, public and employees. He reports to Eckhard Zanger, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications & Public Affairs.

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·      New department set up at the Munich location to pool expertise

·      Additive manufacturing technologies are gaining in importance in engine construction

Munich, May 22, 2018 – The breakthrough came with the borescope boss for the geared turbofan engine powering the A320neo; now MTU Aero Engines is stepping up its efforts in the field of additive manufacturing. At the beginning of this year, a separate department, headed up by Dr. Jürgen Kraus, was set up to push this technology forward. “By pulling all activities – from design to technology development and all the way to production – together in one unit, we want to maintain and build our competitive edge,” comments MTU Chief Operating Officer Lars Wagner.

 

 

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Munich, May 3, 2018 – MTU Aero Engines AG generated revenues of €1,016.4 million in the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 5% compared with the same period of the previous year (1-3/2017: €971.9 million). The group’s operating profit rose by 11% from €157.9 million to €175.1 million, pushing up the EBIT margin from 16.2% to 17.2%. Earnings after tax increased in line with operating profit, growing by 10% from €111.7 million in the first quarter of 2017 to €123.3 million. MTU applied the international financial reporting standard IFRS 15 for the first time in its financial statements for the first quarter of 2018.

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Munich, April 12, 2018 – MTU Aero Engines has the answers to tomorrow’s challenges: At ILA Berlin 2018 Germany’s leading engine manufacturer will present one of the world’s most ecoefficient engines, the PurePower® PW1100G-JM geared turbofan engine powering the A320neo. From April 25 to 29, MTU will showcase technological highlights from all of its business sectors - commercial and military engine technologies and new maintenance procedures - at the key aviation industry trade show in the heart of Europe. MTU’s exhibits are on display at its booth No. 301 in Hall 2, as well as at MTU’s chalet (No. 18/19) next to the runway. The company’s motto for the 2018 air show is: “Answering tomorrow’s challenges.”

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