Lufthansa Technik and Air India Express Start Engine Maintenance Cooperation

At last week’s Wings India in Hyderabad, Lufthansa Technik and Air India Express signed an agreement for engine maintenance services (EMS). The contract includes overhauling a minimum of three 
CFM56-7B engines for the Boeing 737-800 fleet.

The agreement is the first one ever signed between the international MRO provider and the subsidiary of Air India. In addition to the EMS, Lufthansa Technik also supports a part of the Boeing 737 fleet of the airline with ad hoc repair and exchange of components as well as Aircraft on Ground 
(AOG) Services.

Anil Jain, head of Engineering at Air India Express, stated: “We are extremely pleased to announce this cooperation with Lufthansa Technik. Thereby, Air India Express now has access to Lufthansa Technik’s industry-leading experience and years of knowledge that will further assist us in our growth and operational reliability.”

Johanna Koch, vice president corporate sales Southeast Asia & Indian subcontinent at Lufthansa Technik, said: “We extend our gratitude to ir India Express for entrusting us with their vital maintenance 
needs. Lufthansa Technik holds this collaboration in high regard and eagerly anticipates the development of this new and mutually beneficial partnership.”