MTU Maintenance has signed a CFM56-7 engine MRO contract with new customer Regent Airways. The seven-year contract covers the maintenance repair and overhaul of the engines powering the airline’s six Boeing 737 aircraft, as well as spare engine leasing and reliable on-site support.
Regent Airways is a privately-owned Bangladeshi airline. Based at Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal international airport, the company started commercial operations in 2010 and flies national and international routes to destinations including India, Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Thailand.
MTU Maintenance is the number one independent service provider for the CFM56-3/-5B/-7B variants and is seeing strong demand for its -7B services. The MRO provider expects to see well over 100 shop visits on the CFM56-7 in 2019. The global leader in customized solutions has close to 40 years’ engine MRO experience on over 30 engine models and performs around 1,000 shop visits per year at its locations in Hannover (Germany), Berlin (Germany), Zhuhai (China) and Vancouver (Canada).