Air Mauritius Extends Engine Deal with Lufthansa
Lufthansa Technik Aero Alzey (LTAA) and Air Mauritius have signed an exclusive agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul services of the airline’s ATR fleet powered by the P&WC PW127. The ATRs are used mainly to connect Mauritius with regional islands Rodrigues and Reunion. “The contract lasts three years and covers five aircraft,” Jacques Gentil, Lufthansa Technik Aero’s executive v-p of technical services, told AIN. “Lufthansa Technik Aero’s extensive experience with the PW127, and particularly in the demanding environment of our area of operation, makes them essential,” said a spokesman for the airline. According to Gentil, Lufthansa Technik and Air Mauritius have a long history of close cooperation. LTAA specializes in the maintenance of engines for regional aircraft. The company’s portfolio includes maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the General Electric CF34-1, -3, -8 and -10, the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100/150 and the PW901A auxiliary power unit (APU). In addition, Lufthansa Technik Aero Alzey provides engineering/warranty services, MRO for wheels and brakes and logistical and consulting services.