MTU Maintenance and Aerologic extend exclusive GE90-110B contract
Hannover, 14 May, 2020 – MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, and its valued, long-term customer Aerologic GmbH have renewed their exclusive GE90-110B contract by a further twelve years. The contract encompasses multiple aspects of MTU Maintenance’s PERFORMPlus offering, including engine trend monitoring, fleet management and on-site support as well as spare engine provision.
Aerologic is a 50/50 joint venture between DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo based at Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany. The cargo expert boasts the most modern freighter fleet in Europe, made up of solely Boeing 777F aircraft capable of carrying full cargo loads of over 100 tonnes to a range of around 9,000 kilometres.
“We are delighted to have renewed our GE90 agreement with Aerologic,” says Michael Schreyögg, Chief Program Officer, MTU Aero Engines. “We specialize in engine solutions across the lifecycle and look forward to supporting Aerologic’s GE90 fleet with our excellent technical expertise. MTU is the leader in tailoring services to each and every engine in the fleet, proactively maximizing engine usage and significantly reducing cost for its customers.”
MTU Maintenance has completed over 20,000 shop visits in 40 years and currently has 30 engine models in its portfolio – including the GE90-110 /115B. It performs over 1,000 shop visits per year at its worldwide locations. GE90 shop visits are performed in Hannover, Germany, where MTU’s team specializes in flexible and customized workscoping for these engines – having completed over 100 shop visits to date.
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 5 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.