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MRO-ME: Lufthansa Technik Middle East begins operations at Dubai South

Posted 9 February 2017 · Add Comment

The first GE90 engine inlet cowl, from Etihad Airways, arrived for repair at Lufthansa Technik Middle East's new facility in the Dubai South Aviation District and began a new era in the German company's growth in region.

Ahmed Al Ansari, Acting CEO, Dubai South said: " Lufthansa Technik, is the first company to begin operations at the newly opened Aerospace Supply Chain. The unique, first-of-its kind facility is designed to offer companies, in the MRO and aerospace industry, a multi-advantage edge given our strategic location and the synergistic aviation ecosystem that we are building at Dubai South."
Ziad Al Hazmi, CEO Lufthansa Technik Middle East, said: "We are extremely 
proud to be the first company to begin operations at the newly opened
Aerospace Supply Chain in the Dubai South Aviation District. Having a key presence in the Aviation District has put us in a prime position as a leader in the aerospace supply chain sphere.
'The arrival of the GE90 inlet cowl from such a well-known customer such as Etihad demonstrates that our decision to invest here has been right. I am sure, that our growing list of technical services, including our AirframeRelated Component (ARCR) portfolio, AOG (Aircraft-On-Ground) support,landing gear and engine services and our local material support desk will also convince other customers to trust in our technical expertise."
Jeff Wilkinson, Etihad Airways Engineering CEO said: "We are delighted to grow our partnership with Lufthansa Technik and immediately start on the next stage of our journey.
Partnering with Lufthansa Technik complements our own business model, ensuring faster turnaround time of our off wing components."
 

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