Meggitt and Lufthansa Technik have signed an agreement for the provision of comprehensive component MRO services for commercial aircraft in mainland China.
Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen (LTS), a joint venture between Lufthansa Technik and Beijing Kailan Aviation Technology, will build local MRO capabilities for Meggitt products including heat exchangers, valves, fire detectors and fire suppression. The partnership will provide customers in mainland China with world-class repair and service levels for a range of products; delivered from LTS’s 25,000 square meter facility.
“Meggitt provides world-class technologies for a broad range of aircraft types,” said Ben Scheidel, Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen. “Hence, we look forward to establishing this new and unique collaboration as the exclusive MRO shop for a wide range of Meggitt products in the Chinese market. Through our high tech facility in Shenzhen with its long standing and successful history, we will provide an excellent MRO quality combined with an impeccable customer service.”
“This is a long-term partnership for the fastest growing market in the world and combines Meggitt’s OEM know- how with Lufthansa Technik MRO expertise,” said Stewart Watson, President of Meggitt’s Services & Support division. “We have invested significantly in all our facilities across Asia as part of our investment programme in the region and have an established Singapore centre of excellence, which opened in 2012.”
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