Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey Signs Engine Services Agreement With Lufthansa CityLine

Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey and Lufthansa CityLine have signed an agreement regarding services for more than 40 aircraft engines. According to the new exclusive contract, Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey will cover services in all aspects of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of the General Electric CF34-10 engine type powering Lufthansa CityLine's present and future Embraer 190 / 195 series fleet.

The new contract carries forward a long-lasting and successful relationship between Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey and Lufthansa CityLine. The German airline has already awarded engine services for their Bombardier CRJ-100, 200, 700 and 900 fleets to Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey.

"We are very proud and happy to see a firm follow-up contract to the agreement reached before," said Mark Johnson, CEO of Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey. "The signing of the contract underlines the confidence that Lufthansa CityLine has in our engine services expertise. We will be very pleased to justify this confidence in our product with outstanding reliability and service."

"Following a comprehensive selection process, Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey has been our first choice for the CF34-10 engines also. With their year-long experience in engine maintenance and overhaul, we ensure a reliable and safe operation for the benefit of our passengers," says Wolfgang Diefenbach, Vice President Technical Operations of Lufthansa CityLine. "In an environment of strong competition, efficient engine performance becomes a key aspect - relying on a specialized MRO provider will give us a significant advantage."

Lufthansa CityLine:

Lufthansa CityLine, founded in 1992, is a regional airline based in Cologne, Germany. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa and a member of the Lufthansa Regional network. It operates more than 70 aircraft of various types, for example Bombardier CRJ-200, 700 and 900, AVRO RJ85, as well as the Embraer 190 and 195.

Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey:

The range of engine services offered by Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey extends from total engine support to custom repair and overhaul of engines, modules and individual parts; to engineering; to warranty servicing and repairs; to logistical and consulting services. The portfolio includes the Pratt & Whitney PW100 series and PW150 as well as the General Electric CF34-3, -8 and CF34-10.

Lufthansa Technik:

The Lufthansa Technik Group, with more than 30 subsidiaries and about 26,000 employees worldwide, is one of the leading manufacturer-independent providers of services for the aviation industry. In 2009, the Group's overall revenues stood at 4 billion euros. Lufthansa Technik is licensed internationally as a repair, production and development enterprise. The Group's portfolio encompasses the entire spectrum of services in the areas of maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and conversion, engines and components.