Press release

Expanding capabilities for the CFM LEAP engine

First LEAP-1B engine induction in November

As the first independent MRO-provider worldwide to sign a CFM Branded Service Agreement  (CBSA) for both the LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines, Lufthansa Technik is now preparing to induct its first LEAP-1B engine in November this year.

The company already has extensive experience with the LEAP-1A, servicing it for four years and serving a variety of customers – ranging from airlines, to lessors and  OEMs as well. Lufthansa Technik offers MRO solutions to the customers’ specific needs varying from Cyclean® Engine  wash, Housekeeping services, Mobile Engine Services, Quick Turns to Performance Restoration Workscopes. The focus is now on rapid capacity growth.

“Lufthansa Technik’s induction of its first CFM LEAP-1B engine in the coming weeks is a key milestone for our open LEAP MRO Network. As our first CBSA, Lufthansa Technik has gained significant experience with the engine and we are very confident in their capabilities to provide world-class MRO support.” said Gaël Méheust, president & CEO of CFM International.

“We are very grateful for our successful partnership and CFM International’s support in preparing us to offer our services for the LEAP-1B”, said Derrick Siebert, Vice President Commercials Engine Services at Lufthansa Technik.

Lufthansa Technik’s capacity growth supporting the LEAP-1B services maintenance is a signficant benefit for the CFM LEAP customer base. Lufthansa Technik remains dedicated to delivering excellence in engine maintenance and MRO services while continuously advancing its capabilities and setting new industry standards.

* LEAP engines are a product of CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines.

** Lufthansa Technik is also an authorized LEAP-1A service provider licensed by CFM International.

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