50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Lufthansa Technik Malta receives approval for A350-1000 overhauls

Download: Printable PDF Date: 17 Aug 2019 10:26 (UTC) category:
Publisher:
Lufthansa Technik Malta receives approval for A350-1000 overhauls - Manufacturer publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: Malta Aircraft: Airplanes

Recent certification by the German Federal Aviation Office

First three A350 customers expected until the end of this year

Lufthansa Technik Malta is now officially prepared to carry out all overhaul work on the Airbus A350-1000. The company has received the requisite license from the German Federal Aviation Office (LBA).

The recent certification amends the approval to perform overhaul work on the baseline A350-900, which was already received in 2018. With immediate effect, Lufthansa Technik Malta is hence also permitted to work on the stretched version of the twin-engine widebody. The necessary overhaul lines and docks were already adapted to the new subtype at the time of the earlier approval.

Marcus Motschenbacher, Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa Technik Malta, said: "With this approval, we have further cemented our leading position as the only Airbus widebody overhaul site in the European Lufthansa Technik network. We are therefore very well positioned to provide long-term technical support for the entire A350 range. This is a great success for the Lufthansa Technik Group."

Already in 2018, more than 50 employees of Lufthansa Technik Malta attained the necessary qualifications and practical knowledge to work on the A350-900. These skills are now also being used to perform overhauls on the larger type. A total of more than 3 million dollars has been invested in the preparation for overhauls of both types, with the first three customers expected until the end of this year.



Loading comments for Lufthansa Technik Malta receives approval for A350-1000 overhauls...


Recommended

First-of-its-kind hybrid seat show - RECARO Aircraft Seating

Recaro Aircraft Seating launched the first-of-its-kind hybrid seat show, which is running from September 6-17 at the company’s headquarters in Schwaebisch Hall, Germany. ...

Flair Airlines selects Safran Carbon Brakes on its 737NG and 737MAX fleet

Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier Flair Airlines has selected Safran Landing Systems wheels and carbon brakes to equip its 737NG and 737MAX aircraft fleet. Safran Landing Systems will supply Flair...

Self-service baggage lines are open at Riga Airport

Four self-service baggage drop-off points are now open at Riga Airport, and the national airline airBaltic is the first to offer its passengers the opportunity to use this new Airport servic...

Volocopter partners with Urban Movement Labs of Los Angeles

Volocopter has partnered with Los Angeles-based Urban Movement Labs to explore the application of Volocopter’s UAM solutions in the Los Angeles area. As part of Volocopter’s...