Tyrolean Airways and Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey (LTAA) have signed a multi-year Spare Engine Pool Agreement to support Tyrolean's fleet of 14ea. Bombardier Dash8-Q400 aircraft. As per the terms of the agreement, LTAA will provide PW150A spare engines for planned and unplanned engine removals. LTAA's pooling concept also includes the management of Tyrolean's spare engines.
"This contract gives us the guarantee for a reliable spare support at any time and allows us to generate additional revenue by the optimized utilization of our assets." said Johan Schot - VP Maintenance of Tyrolean Airways.
"We welcome Tyrolean Airways as a new member of our growing Spare Engine Pool community. Furthermore, it is a good example of LTAA's wide range of customized solutions for the regional airlines." says Martin Hach, Chief Operating Officer of Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey.
"We will be very pleased to justify Tyrolean's confidence in us with providing outstanding reliability and service."
Tyrolean Airways is a subsidiary of Austrian Airlines with headquarters in Innsbruck and operates the regional segment of Austrian Airlines under the brand Austrian arrows - operated by Tyrolean. The company establishes the traffic-backbone in the short- and medium-haul segment for the network of Austrian Airlines. The specially practicable and profitable fleet consists of following aircraft types: Bombardier Q400, Fokker 70 and Fokker 100. "Austrian arrows - operated by Tyrolean" operates on Austrian domestic routes and in Europe's high-growth regional flight segment.
Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey (LTAA):
LTAA, member of Lufthansa Technik Group, is specialized in the maintenance of engines for regional aircraft. The portfolio includes maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the General Electric CF34-1, 3, -8 and -10 engines, the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100 series engines, PW150 engines and the auxiliary power unit (APU) PW901A and PW901C.
In addition to the MRO services, LTAA provides short or long-term lease engine support for all PW100 and CF34 series. LTAA's Spare Engine Pooling is available for the PW127 series, the PW150A and the CF34-10E engines.