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MTU Maintenance and BA CityFlyer extend their CF34 contract
Ludwigsfelde, 7 February, 2020 – MTU Maintenance, global market leader in customized solutions for aero engines and esteemed long-term partner BA CityFlyer have extended their exclusive CF34-8E and -10E MRO contract to year end 2023.
“MTU Maintenance has supported BA CityFlyer with cost-effective, reliable maintenance support since 2010,” says Mark Leather, Head of Engineering, BA CityFlyer. “We’re delighted to have extended our contract and continue working with MTU Maintenance. MTU knows and understands our needs both on and off wing. They are committed to providing us flexible and intelligent solutions. We highly appreciate this dedication and service.”
“We are engine experts for the CF34 fleet and have carried out over 1,300 shop visits on this engine family to date,” says Martin Friis-Petersen, SVP MRO Programs at MTU Aero Engines. “We are dedicated to providing BA CityFlyer with the excellent and highly-customized services they are used to from MTU.”
BA CityFlyer is a wholly-owned subsidiary of British Airways. It flies 24 E190 and E170 aircraft from London City airport to destinations across the United Kingdom and Europe. When business destinations are reduced on weekends from London city, the airline serves leisure routes from other UK airports such as London Stansted and Manchester to European destinations such as Greece, Portugal and Spain.
As the global market leader in customized solutions for aero engines, MTU Maintenance offers a whole host of tailored and intelligent solutions for CF34 customers – these range from MRO, leasing and asset management and include on-site support services as well as engine trend monitoring, accessory and LRU support as well as much more. Services are carried out by MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg, which has been a GE authorized service partner for well over 15 years. In 2019, a 30% expansion of the facility was completed to increase capacity and efficiencies for customers.
About MTU Aero Engines
MTU Aero Engines AG is Germany's leading engine manufacturer. The company is a technological leader in low-pressure turbines, high-pressure compressors, turbine center frames as well as manufacturing processes and repair techniques. In the commercial OEM business, the company plays a key role in the development, manufacturing and marketing of high-tech components together with international partners. Some 30 percent of today’s active aircraft in service worldwide have MTU components on board. In the commercial maintenance sector the company ranks among the top 3 service providers for commercial aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The activities are combined under the roof of MTU Maintenance. In the military arena, MTU Aero Engines is Germany's industrial lead company for practically all engines operated by the country's military. MTU operates a network of locations around the globe; Munich is home to its corporate headquarters. In fiscal 2018, the company had a workforce of some 10,000 employees and posted consolidated sales of approximately 4.6 billion euros.