Lufthansa Technik AG and Air Transat have further strengthened their long-lasting cooperation regarding engine services for the CF6-80C2 turbofans powering the Airbus A310-fleet of the Canadian charter airline. According to the recently signed contract extension Lufthansa Technik will provide Air Transat with a Total Engine Support TES® for three additional years.
Within the scope of its Total Engine Support TES® product Lufthansa Technik takes care of the complete spectrum of services for Air Transat's engines, from maintenance, repair and overhaul to engineering and logistics services as well as spare engine coverage if necessary.
The contract extension comes into effect immediately. All additional 14 overhauls included in the agreement will be carried out in Lufthansa Technik's engine overhaul center in Hamburg; the first engines are scheduled for March 2010.
Air Transat is Canada's leading holiday travel airline. It carries some three million passengers annually to nearly 60 destinations in 25 countries. Air Transat has a fleet of 18 Airbus A330s and A310s. The company employs approximately 2,000 people. Air Transat is a subsidiary of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries.
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 2008, the Group's overall revenues stood at 3.7 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.