Press Archive 2018
MTU Maintenance signs CFM56 engine MRO contract with Regent Airways
Hannover, November 6, 2018 – MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, has signed a CFM56-7 engine MRO contract with new customer Regent Airways. The seven-year contract covers the maintenance repair and overhaul of the engines powering the airline’s six Boeing 737 aircraft, as well as spare engine leasing and reliable on-site support.
Regent Airways is a privately-owned Bangladeshi airline. Based at Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal international airport, the company started commercial operations in 2010 and flies national and international routes to destinations including India, Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Thailand.
MTU Maintenance is the number one independent service provider for the CFM56-3/-5B/-7B variants and is seeing strong demand for its -7B services. The MRO provider expects to see well over 100 shop visits on the CFM56-7 in 2019. The global leader in customized solutions has close to 40 years’ engine MRO experience on over 30 engine models and performs around 1,000 shop visits per year at its locations in Hannover (Germany), Berlin (Germany), Zhuhai (China) and Vancouver (Canada).
About MTU Aero Engines
MTU Aero Engines AG is Germany’s leading engine manufacturer, with core competencies in low-pressure turbines, high-pressure compressors, turbine center frames, manufacturing processes and repair techniques. MTU plays a key role in the new engine market through its partnership in many international development, manufacturing and sales programs, to which it contributes its high-tech components. One third of the global fleet of passenger airliners relies on components supplied by MTU. MTU is one of the world’s top 5 providers of maintenance services for commercial aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. These activities are combined under the roof of MTU Maintenance. In the military sector, MTU Aero Engines is the lead industrial partner for almost every type of engine flown by the German armed forces. MTU operates affiliates around the globe; its corporate headquarters are based in Munich, Germany. In fiscal 2017, the company had a workforce of some 10,000 employees and posted consolidated sales of approximately five billion euros.