Lufthansa Technik signs for second Boeing 747-8 completion
Company wins another Boeing 747-8 completion contract with an undisclosed customer
Lufthansa Technik has signed
a second completion contract for a Boeing 747-8. The completion of the aircraft
will begin in 2012. The company is in talks with further interested parties for
completions of the same type of aircraft.
“The signing of a
second 747-8 completion contract within six months is a fantastic success for
our VIP center in Hamburg”, said Walter Heerdt, senior vice president
Marketing and Sales of Lufthansa Technik “And I am rather convinced that
we will see further completion contracts for this aircraft type in the future.
Besides having started engineering activities on the first Boeing 747-8 completion
project which we could announce at EBACE 2011, we are also preparing our
organisation and service portfolio for the arrival of the first Lufthansa 747-8
in 2012. Due to this experience we will also be able to support our VIP
customers with comprehensive maintenance, repair and overhaul services over the
complete life cycle of the aircraft through our dedicated VIP aircraft maintenance
Currently, Lufthansa Technik
has signed contracts or is in final talks about the completion of a number of
widebody and more than ten narrowbody aircraft.