Philippine Airlines and Lufthansa Technik AG have signed a five-year Total Component Maintenance (TCM) contract for the Airline’s Airbus A320 and A340 Fleet. The services will be extended end of 2016 to support additional Airbus 320s operated by Philippine Airlines.
Lufthansa Technik will support Philippine Airlines at its main base in Manila, the Component Service offices in Manila and Shenzhen will coordinate the customer support. Maintenance, repair and overhaul services will be carried out at Lufthansa Technik’s component Centres in Hamburg, Germany and Shenzhen, China.
“We were pleased with Lufthansa Technik’s ability to customize its services to the individual needs of Philippine Airlines and ensuring 24/7 worldwide AOG services at locations such as JFK which are vital for our Flight operations,” said William Tan, Vice President of Purchasing, Philippine Airlines.
Jens Behrend, Sales Executive from Lufthansa Technik, said: “I want to thank Philippine Airlines for the trust they continuously place in the Lufthansa Technik Group. The signing of these contracts is a great success for us in this highly competitive market.”
Lufthansa Technik is committed to extend its partnership with Philippine Airlines and to support other Aircraft types in the future.