Expanded component maintenance for Jet Airways fleet
New Total Component Maintenance contract for Boeing 737NG fleet
Lufthansa Technik AG and the Indian international carrier Jet Airways have expanded their cooperation. Representatives of both companies signed a Total Component Maintenance (TCM) contract for Jet Airways' narrowbody fleet of 80 Boeing 737NG, with single components repaired in a closed-loop and flat rate-based process. In addition, the existing Total Component Support (TCS®) contract for Jet Airways' widebody fleet was extended by another seven years. The contract comprises an extensive component pooling-based support for ten Boeing 777 and eight Airbus A330 aircraft.
Amit Agarwal, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Jet Airways, said: "As India's premier international airline, Jet Airways follows a stringent selection process for service providers. We are pleased to expand the scope of our ongoing relationship with Lufthansa Technik to include our Boeing 737NG fleet, in addition to our A330 and 777 fleets, for which they have been a reliable component supplier for many years. We look forward to an excellent partnership with them."
"Jet Airways is one of the most successful international airlines in the fast growing Indian aviation market. We are very proud that we have been a long-term preferred partner for Jet," said Gerald Steinhoff, Vice President Corporate Sales Asia Pacific at Lufthansa Technik. "Our experience in component support and also our long-lasting activities in the Indian market will help us to further improve the best possible technical support for their fleet. Our long association with Jet Airways is proof of the commitment we make to our customers."
Lufthansa Technik Services India is the local presence in the country. Customers from South-East Asia and India can count on a fast, local material service for a growing number of aircraft types and rely on highly skilled customer service in their region. The company supports airlines in every aspect of their component maintenance requirements, using the extensive network of Lufthansa Technik. It also owns and manages the home base material stock for customers in India for their single-aisle aircraft as well as widebody fleets.