Munich/Dallas, October 16, 2013 – MTU Maintenance Dallas, MTU Maintenance’s center of excellence for on-wing and on-site services, has moved to a new facility thereby expanding its engine maintenance business and associated storage capacity. The new building has a floor space of 3,800 square meters – more than three times the size of the old shop – and six engine maintenance bays as well as the capacity to store up to 15 engines.
The opening of the new facility is accompanied by additional contracts which MTU Maintenance Dallas has recently signed with a major low-cost carrier based in the US as well as with a European engine lessor. The contracts include engine storage and housekeeping services and establish the fundament for further development of MTU Maintenance Dallas’ services while securing capacity utilization for the coming years.
The new building is conveniently located close to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and fully air-conditioned providing the capability to store any engine type. Further the new shop offers MTU Maintenance Dallas the best scaffolding to minimize down-time and to support customers with full-service on-time maintenance solutions.
As MTU Maintenance’s center of competence for on-site services MTU Maintenance Dallas' highly trained technical staff of A&P licensed technicians provide rapid response to maintenance needs, whether scheduled or unscheduled. The company's mobile unit is able to perform a wide range of maintenance tasks including engine pre-buy inspections and field service engine repairs. Further services also include AOG support, engine on-wing routine, end of lease inspection, borescoping and engine change.
About MTU Aero Engines
MTU Aero Engines is Germany's leading and the country's only independent engine manufacturer and is an established global player in the industry. It engages in the development, manufacture, marketing and support of commercial and military aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The company is a technological leader in low-pressure turbines, high-pressure compressors, manufacturing processes and repair techniques. In the commercial maintenance area, MTU Maintenance is the world's largest independent provider of engine maintenance services. In the military arena, MTU Aero Engines is Germany's industrial lead company for practically all engines flown by the country's military. MTU operates affiliates around the globe; Munich is home to its corporate headquarters. In fiscal 2012, the company had a workforce of some 8,500 employees and posted consolidated sales of some 3.4 billion euros. In early March of this year, the company won the German Industry’s 32nd Innovation Award, and in April, it was honored with the German Innovation Award. In both instances, MTU received the recognition for the geared turbofan™ engine’s high-speed low-pressure turbine.
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