2021
27
Jan

Sichuan Airlines chooses AVIATAR and V2500/CFM56-5B engine maintenance services

  • Airbus A350, A330 and A320 fleet will receive digital fleet support
  • V2500 and CFM56-5B engine maintenance services for Airbus A320 fleet

Sichuan Airlines and Lufthansa Technik AG signed a 5-year agreement for digital fleet solutions through AVIATAR and engine maintenance services for the V2500 and CFM56-5B engines of the Airbus A320 fleet. AVIATAR will support Sichuan Airlines' Airbus A350, A330 and A320 fleets.  

For digitally optimized fleet operations of its overall 168 Airbus A350, A330 and A320 aircraft, Sichuan Airlines will implement AVIATAR's solutions - including condition monitoring, fleet management, certain predictive maintenance & health management solutions and event analytics. Under the duration of the contract, a full range of engine services are provided to Sichuan Airlines' A320 fleet.

"The new cooperation with Lufthansa Technik is part of our commitment to ensure the highest possible operational reliability and a further confirmation of the excellent relationship between us and our long-standing partner. We look forward to further intensify our close cooperation for the benefit of both parties." said Shao Chuan, Deputy Chief Engineer and General Manager of Engineering of Sichuan Airlines.

Johannes Bussmann, CEO of Lufthansa Technik said: "We greatly appreciate the trust Sichuan Airlines has placed in us and are delighted that they have joined our AVIATAR Community as well as selecting us for the engine support of their A320 fleet. Through our value adding digital solutions, we will support our partner Sichuan Airlines in optimizing their technical operations processes and help to eliminate unscheduled maintenance related events."  

Launched in 2017, AVIATAR is the independent platform for digital products and services developed by Lufthansa Technik. The platform offers its users digital products ranging from predictive maintenance to fulfilment and automated solutions. AVIATAR combines fleet management solutions, data science and engineering expertise to provide a comprehensive range of integrated digital services and products for airlines, MRO companies, OEMs and lessors that seamlessly integrate with physical fulfilment in TechOps and beyond.

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