Latest Press Releases

Latest Press Releases 2019

Munich, June 20, 2019 – This year's aviation industry gathering in Paris ends with an order intake of more than 1.3 billion US Dollars (about 1.2 billion euros; according to list price) for MTU Aero Engines. The orders for Germany's leading engine manufacturer mainly result from orders and memorandums of understanding (MoU) for the geared turbofan (GTF) engines of the PW1000G family for short- and medium-range aircraft. They account for around 95 percent of the volume during the Paris Air Show. There was also a commitment for the GEnx long-range engine, in which MTU also has a stake.

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Vancouver, June 19, 2019 -- MTU Maintenance Canada has taken possession of a brownfield site adding capacity to the Vancouver operations. The building is located next to Boundary Bay airport, in the Vancouver suburb of Delta and was originally designed and operated as a maintenance facility for helicopters and helicopter engines. The facility will immediately provide much-needed additional expansion space of around 60 percent. Following minor modifications by year-end, it also enables MTU Maintenance Canada to consolidate all of its repair activates, currently spread across three locations at Vancouver airport, into one location.

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Munich/Paris, June19, 2019 – MTU Aero Engines AG, a leading engine manufacturer and one of the world’s largest engine maintenance providers, has chosen the municipality of Nova Pazova, about 25 kilometers north of Belgrade International Airport as the location for its new repair facility. The company will establish a parts repair shop with a capacity of approximately 400,000 annual repair hours. This is in addition to the 1.9 million repair hours MTU currently performs per year at existing facilities. The new site will be run by MTU Maintenance Serbia d.o.o., a 100 percent MTU subsidiary to be founded soon, and is expected to be operational over the course of 2022.

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Paris, June 18, 2019 – „Answering tomorrow‘s challenges“: Never before has MTU Aero Engines had such good answers ready as today to tackle the challenges the aviation industry will be facing down the road. “We’re conscious of our responsibility for sustainable, emissions-free flying. That’s why we’re already investing today in pioneering technologies for the aviation of tomorrow,” explains MTU’s COO Lars Wagner. At this year’s Paris Air Show the company will present truly pioneering ideas and concepts: innovative evolutionary technologies for the next engine generation and also revolutionary technologies for the year 2050 and after.

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Paris, 17 June 2019 – Hybrid, safe and practically noiseless: These are the attributes of an innovative small aircraft, dubbed Silent Air Taxi, e.SAT GmbH, a company based in Aachen, Germany, plans to bring to the market. The new air taxi, which is capable of carrying five passengers, was presented to the public for the first time last week. Today, the project has reached the next milestone: On the first day of this year’s International Paris Air Show, e.SAT GmbH and MTU Aero Engines signed a letter of intent (LoI). The parties agreed that Germany’s leading engine manufacturer will take a stake in the development and production of the unique hybrid-electric powertrain for the new aircraft and acquire shares in the recently founded company in the amount of ten million euros.

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Ludwigsfelde, June 5th, 2019 – MTU Maintenance, the world's leading provider of customized services for aero engines, inaugurated a new logistics center at its Ludwigsfelde site today. The shop is as well the competence center for industrial gas turbines. Dr. Dietmar Woidke, Prime Minister of Brandenburg, attended the ceremony alongside numerous guests of honor from politics and industry. Above all, he paid tribute to the company's commitment to securing the future of the aviation industry in Germany.

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Munich, June 3, 2019 – “Answering tomorrow’s challenges” is more than just a trade fair motto for MTU Aero Engines. These words reflect the company’s commitment to finding solutions to tackle the challenges the aviation industry will be facing down the road. At this year’s Interna-tional Paris Air Show (June 17 to 23), Germany’s leading engine manufacturer will present truly pioneering ideas and concepts. The company’s objectives are to make military propulsion sys-tems even more powerful and to improve the fuel consumption and environmental compatibility of commercial engines. MTU not only wants to enhance the next generation of commercial en-gines, but has set its sights also on the time after 2050.

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Zhuhai, May 23, 2019 – MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, has signed an exclusive four-year CFM56-5B contract with GoAir, a low-fare carrier based in Mumbai, India. The contract covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul as well as spare engine support and on-site services for the CFM56-5B engines powering the airline’s 17 A320 aircraft.  

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Munich, Rzeszów 17 May 2019 - Ten years ago, the first 200 employees at MTU Aero Engines Polska started producing their first engine components. Today, the site in the Polish Aviation Valley near Rzeszów has about 900 employees – and is indispensable in the production network of Germany's leading engine manufacturer. On May 16, a ceremony was held with employees and representatives from local politics and businesses to celebrate this milestone.

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Munich, May 7, 2019 – MTU Aero Engines AG and the Government of the Republic of Serbia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with regard to the company’s intention to set up a new industrial site in Serbia today. The Serbian government strongly supports this new venture, which will most likely be located in the Belgrade region. Due to ongoing negotiations, a decision regarding a specific location has not yet been made. MTU, a leading engine manufacturer and one of the world’s largest engine maintenance providers, plans to expand its current network with a dedicated parts repair facility. After a carefully considered selection process including sites across Europe, MTU decided in favour of Serbia as the home of this growth project.

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