Delta TechOps and Orix Sign Major Engine Maintenance Contract

Delta TechOps (DTO), the maintenance, repair and overhaul division of Delta Air Lines, has signed a five-year Maintenance Services Agreement with aircraft leasing company, ORIX Aviation Systems. The agreement will cover the support of CFM56-5B and CFM56-7B aircraft engines.

As both an operator of, and MRO for CFM56-5B and -7B engines, Delta TechOps says they are uniquely qualified to provide maintenance services to ORIX. Delta TechOps has been maintaining CFM56 engines for numerous years. The company believes they will be able to pass along the “operational reliability and expertise to this globally established lessor.”

“We are proud that ORIX Aviation has selected Delta TechOps for their CFM56 engine maintenance needs,” said Mike Moore, senior vice president Maintenance Operations. “The agreement is a testament to our relationship and commitment to excellent customer service. We look forward to building on this partnership with this major aircraft lessor in the coming years.”

“We are pleased to have the expertise of Delta TechOps on board in support of CFM56-5B and CFM56-7B technical requirements which the ORIX Aviation team may have going forward”, said James Meyler, CEO ORIX Aviation Group.