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Air India entrusts component supply for its Boeing 777 fleet to Lufthansa Technik

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Air India entrusts component supply for its Boeing 777 fleet to Lufthansa Technik - Maintenance / Trainings publisher
Dana Ermolenko
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Lufthansa Technik takes over the Total Component Support for Air India entire Boeing 777 fleet. The multi-year agreement that the MRO provider and the airline signed this Thursday in Gurugram, India, encompasses services for a total of 27 aircraft. With this first contract, both companies are laying the foundations for long-term cooperation; Starting in July 2024, Air India receives Lufthansa Technik’s proven Total Component Support. The now concluded agreement includes MRO of aircraft components and provides Air India access to Lufthansa Technik global component pool and logistics services. The close partnership between the two companies will enable the airline to maximize efficiency in its technical operations and ensures the best possible availability of the spare parts it needs.

S.K. Dash, Chief Technical Officer at Air India, commented : “The partnership with the well-experienced Lufthansa Technik for the component support of our entire Boeing 777 fleet of 27 aircraft is a significant milestone in our collaborative journey. Lufthansa Technik demonstrated professional ad-hoc support for our Boeing 777 fleet and we are delighted to strengthen this relationship further by way of this long-term agreement.”

Dennis Kohr, Senior Vice President Corporate Sales Asia Pacific at Lufthansa Technik, stated: “We would like to thank Air India for their trust and for awarding Lufthansa Technik to provide comprehensive Total Component Support. As the airline continues on its growth path in the next years, we look forward to supporting them with our services and eagerly anticipate expanding our new partnership further.”

Besides Air India, Lufthansa Technik has been associated with Tata group airline companies Vistara in the field of Boeing 787 components since 2020 and with Air India Express in the area of Engine Maintenance Service since January this year.

 





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