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• Orders valued at more than 500 million euros

Munich, February 22, 2016 – This year’s Singapore Airshow proved a major success for MTU Aero Engines: Germany’s leading engine manufacturer secured orders worth over 500 million euros (some 570 million U.S. dollars), scoring high especially with Pure-Power® PW1000G-family geared turbofan (GTF) engines. “In the commercial engine business, the GTF programs for single-aisle aircraft are key to how MTU’s future is de-fined,” commented MTU CEO Reiner Winkler, referring to the order books. “At our headquarters in Munich, preparations are currently going full steam ahead for the final assembly of the A320neo engine. MTU will assemble about one third of all of the en-gines going into NEO jets. This is a pretty demanding task,” Winkler added.

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Hannover (Germany), February 18th, 2016 – MTU Maintenance, one of the world’s largest commercial engine maintenance providers, has won another customer for the maintenance of the world’s largest commercial aircraft engine, the GE90. The company has signed an exclusive agreement with South American LATAM Airlines Group SA, Latin America’s largest airline.

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Munich, February 16, 2016 – MTU Aero Engines AG closed the financial year 2015 with new records. Revenues reached a new high of €4,435.3 million (2014: €3,913.9 million) while the group’s operating profit1 climbed to €440.3 million (2014: €382.7 million), an increase of 15%. Earnings after tax2 beat the previous all-time record set in 2014, rising by 21% from €253.3 million to €306.9 million.

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Munich, February 12th, 2016 - From February 16 through 21 the global aviation industry’s who’s who will come together again for a major event, to see what chances one of the biggest aviation markets in the world has in store. After all, the Asian market for commercial airliners and the technologies and services for their engines is expected to continue to grow at a fast pace over the next 20 years. According to Airbus and Boeing, 39 percent of the worldwide aircraft deliveries will go to Asia. As in previous years, MTU Aero Engines, Germany’s leading engine manufacturer, will again showcase its products and services at this year’s Singapore Airshow at the Changi Exhibition Center near the airport. As things stand today, MTU Aero Engines has a share of as much as 28 percent of the fleet for airliners in the 20,000-pound-plus thrust class in the Asian market and wants to increase this percentage further.

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• The most highly sophisticated TCF in MTU’s portfolio was built within record time
• MTU also assumed full development responsibility

Munich, February 2, 2016 – The achievement is no mean feat: MTU Aero Engines in Munich has completed the first development turbine center frame (TCF for short) to go into the GE9X engine. “In this engine program, we are not only responsible for the manufacture of the TCF, but also assumed responsibility for its development right from the outset,” explained Dr. Jörg Henne, Senior Vice President Engineering and Technology, on the occasion of the last bolt ceremony held in Munich in late January. “On another positive note, to make the deadline, we have com-pleted the first GE9X TCF within record time,” according to Theodor Pregler, Senior Vice Presi-dent Commercial Programs at MTU in Munich.

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Munich, January 20, 2016 – After 12 months of flight testing, the first A320neo powered by geared turbofan (GTF) engines to enter revenue service was handed over to the customer today. European aircraft manufacturer Airbus delivered the first of the single-aisle jets incorporating the eco-efficient propulsion technology to Lufthansa. The PurePower® PW1100G-JM geared turbofan engine has been developed and built jointly by Pratt & Whitney, MTU Aero Engines and Japanese Aero Engines Corporation (JAEC). Delivery of the aircraft to Germany’s flag carrier marks an historic day for MTU; for with its high-tech engine technology, the company has played a role in bringing next-generation aviation technology to the market.

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