MTU Maintenance Signs Contract with Saudi Aramco for the Maintenance of CF34-8E Engines

Berlin, March 27, 2014 – MTU Maintenance is proud to announce that it has signed a new contract with the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Saudi Aramco for the maintenance and on-wing support services of its General Electric CF34-8E engines. The contract covers all engines powering Aramco’s Embraer ERJ-170 fleet and has a duration of five years.

MTU Maintenance has been a reliable provider for the maintenance of Saudi Aramco’s CFM56-7B engines since 2003 and is pleased to enhance its growing partnership with this reputable company with the maintenance of its CF34-8E fleet.

Saudi Aramco, officially known as Saudi Arabian Oil Company, is one of the world’s leading oil and natural gas enterprises. Based on its estimated value, the Financial Times recently named Saudi Aramco the world's most valuable company. It operates its own fleet of more than 40 aircraft for passenger and cargo carriage as well as medical evacuation and oil spill spraying.

MTU Maintenance, a business division of MTU Aero Engines, is one of the world’s leading provider of commercial aero engine maintenance, repair and overhaul services. Its Ludwigsfelde-based shop, MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg, supports all members of the CF34 engine family (CF34-1/3, -8C/E, -10E), being one of just a few licensed independent MRO providers worldwide, and the Number 1 in Europe, for this type of engine. With more than ten years of experience in providing MRO services for the CF34 engine and with Saudi Aramco joining its international customer base, MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg continues its successful work with this engine program.

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 one of the world's largest 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 2013, the company had a workforce of some 8,700 employees and posted consolidated sales of some 3.7 billion euros.