The Chinese operator Okay Airways (OKA) and Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey (LTAA) have signed an exclusive two-years-contract about MRO services for PW127J engines. Actual OKA is operating eight MA-60 aircraft and has started ambitious expansion. LTAA has been selected as partner to accompany this development, even more than two years on an extended contract base.
"Referring to our excellent experience with LTAA in 2012, we are happy to extend this technical cooperation with LTAA. Okay Airways has the chance to learn from LTAA and the Lufthansa Group. And we know as well that our PW127J engines are in best hands," says OKA CEO Mr. Liu on the occasion of the Signing Ceremony in Alzey.
"We are happy about OKA's commitment for their PW127J engines for the next 2 years and it is with pleasure to accept the invitation to negotiate a further cooperation. LTAA is honoured to support OKA's long term growth as reliable MRO partner accordingly", states Mark Johnson, CEO of LTAA.
Okay Airways was founded 2004 in Beijing. Out of their Hub in Tianjin, OKA operates MA-60 and B737NG aircraft for regional distances.
Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey (LTAA):
LTAA is a fully owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik and 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, Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey provides spare engine support, engineering/warranty services, as well as logistical and consulting services.
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