Asiana Airlines has signed a comprehensive
component support contract with Lufthansa Technik AG.
Under the terms of the new agreement, Lufthansa
Technik will provide Total Component Support (TCS) for the entire
fleet of Airbus A320 family aircraft, including the A321neo
version scheduled to join the fleet in the future.
The ten-year contract covers a maximum of 79
Danny Kim, General Manager of Asiana
Airlines, said, "Lufthansa Technik is a strategic partner for us
who has proven over the years that it can guarantee long-term security
in the material supply of our fleets. We are convinced that this
successful cooperation will also prove itself in the component
supply of our new A321neo aircraft."
The contract holds provisions for being
converted from an integrated TCS
agreement, including pooling, to a Total Component Maintenance (TCM)
closed-loop component repair and overhaul support in the mid-term.
Kijung Shin, Corporate Key Account Manager
Lufthansa Technik, said, "During the past decades, Lufthansa Technik has always been committed to providing customized services
and optimal solutions to Asiana. The new contract underlines the
trust of the airline in our credibility and reliability and
motivates us to raise our all-round performance to an even higher
Lufthansa Technik and Asiana Airlines have been
working together for more than 25 years. Lufthansa Technik
also provides component maintenance for the Asiana Boeing
777-200ER fleet, an integrated TCS for the
airline's Airbus A320, A330 and A350 (pictured) fleets as well as V2500 and
CF6 engine support and heavy maintenance for the carrier's Airbus