Latest Press Releases

Latest Press Releases 2018

Munich, February 21, 2018 – MTU Aero Engines AG once again set new records in the financial year 2017. Revenues increased by 6 % from € 4,732.7 million in 2016 to a new high of € 5,036.3 million. Operating profit reached a new record level of € 606.6 million, beating the previous year’s result by 21 % (2016: € 503.0 million). Earnings after tax surpassed the previous record of € 345.4 million, set in 2016, growing by 24 % to € 429.1 million.

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• Contract volume: 22 T408 engines built by GE and valued at 140 million U.S. dollars
• MTU has a program share of 18 percent

Munich, February 12, 2018 – The T408 engine that will power the U.S. Marine Corps’ CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter is now going into production. The contract to build 22 T408-GE-400s and provide logistics and engineering support for the engine, valued at 143,481,258 million U.S. dollars, has been awarded to GE Aviation by the U.S. military, marking a major milestone. MTU Aero Engines, Germany’s leading engine manufacturer, is responsible for the development and production of the power turbine for the T408 engine and has a work share of 18 percent in the engine program. The U.S. Marine Corps expects its first squadron of CH-53K helicopters to reach initial operational capability by 2019.

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Ludwigsfelde, February 1, 2018 – MTU Maintenance, one of the world’s leading providers of services for commercial aero engines, has started an augmented reality pilot project at its facility in Berlin-Brandenburg. The project goes by the name “Inspection 4.0” and aims to improve knowledge management in the shop.

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• 25 percent of the commercial aircraft fleet in Asia has MTU technology on board

Munich, January 25, 2018 – The Singapore Airshow is a biennial event that brings together the who’s who in the aerospace industry. It attracts more than 1,000 exhibitors from around 50 countries and draws almost 50,000 visitors from all over the world to the Changi Exhibi-tion Center in the Southeast Asian city-state. The trend for Asia as an aviation market is set to continue, the region being one of fastest-growing in the world. MTU Aero Engines, Germany’s leading engine manufacturer and the world’s largest independent provider of commercial en-gine maintenance services, will be exhibiting at this key industry event. At booth J65, the company will be showcasing its portfolio of solutions for the entire life cycle of commercial and military engines and emerging technology innovations.

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