Lufthansa Technik and the Thai carrier Nok Air are expanding their cooperation even further. A good two years ago, the Hamburg-based MRO provider Lufthansa Technik took over complete supply for Nok Air.
Now, in addition to the 14 Boeing 737NG aircraft it currently looks after, the company will provide technical support for the further growth of the airline's modern fleet and supply for all of the carrier's 737NGs (up to 30) as part of a Total Technical Support (TTS®) contract. Nok Air already serves more destinations in Thailand than any other airline. With the fleet growth the airline envisages, it will rigorously realize its growth targets in Southeast Asia.
The spectrum of services governed by the contract includes the supply of all components and consumables, engine and thrust reverser overhauls, and services for landing gear and brakes. For this purpose, Lufthansa Technik has set up a material warehouse at the airline's hub at Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok, and is supporting the carrier's growing fleet with technical fleet management on site.
"We are very pleased to continue working with our partner Nok Air to realize its ambitious plans for growth by supporting this successful airline with technical services now and in the future. Our partnership with Nok Air has a long-term orientation," says Robin Johansson, Lufthansa Technik's Director Sales for South East Asia and Australia.
The Lufthansa Technik Group, with more than 30 subsidiaries and associates and over 26,000 employees worldwide, is one of the leading providers of technical services for the aviation industry. Its portfolio encompasses the entire spectrum of services for commercial aircraft: maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and conversion, engines and components.
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