MRO NEWS: MTU Maintenance and Garuda Indonesia sign exclusive CF34 maintenance agreement
Hannover, May 10th, 2016 – MTU Maintenance, one of the world’s leading providers of maintenance services for commercial aero engines, has won a new airline customer in Asia: Garuda Indonesia will send its CF34-8C5 engines to MTU Maintenance for repair according to an exclusive five-year agreement. The contract covers 30 to 40 shop visits and services also include the provision of lease engines. The CF34-8C5 engines from Garuda Indonesia’s fleet power 18 Bombardier CRJ1000 aircraft. The MRO work will be carried out at MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg. MTU Maintenance supports all current engine models of the CF34 family (CF34-1/-3, -8C/E, -10E) and has about 13 years of experience in providing MRO services for this engine type.
Garuda Indonesia, the national flag carrier, and its low-cost arm Citilink currently operate a combined fleet of approximately 190 aircraft. The group serves more than 70 destinations worldwide, making around 600 flights a day.
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. In the commercial maintenance sector, the company ranks among the top five service providers for commercial aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The activities are combined under the umbrella of MTU Maintenance. In the military field, 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 the fiscal year 2015, the company had a workforce of some 9,000 employees and posted consolidated sales of approximately 4.4 billion euros.