08.02.2018

Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen builds up capability

State-of-the-art technologies for new aircraft

Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen is developing into a comprehensive MRO services provider by significantly expanding its service portfolio. The German-Chinese company is strengthening its capabilities in the fields of component repair and composite repair (Airframe Related Components, ARC®) as well as engine part repair. Extending its Logistics Services, mobile engine services, the Airline Support Team (AST®), Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen is reinforcing its position as a trusted partner in the Asia Pacific region.

Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen with its 600 employees recently built facilities to support the latest aircraft types Airbus A350, Boeing 777 and Boeing 787. For 2018, A350 capability will include components such as thrust reverser actuator, hydraulic pumps and batteries.

Detlev Jeske, CEO and President of Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen: "Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen follows the path of a continuous expansion of its range of products by adjusting accurately to the requirements of the customers in the region. This way we are offering the profound know-how and up-to-date technology of the Lufthansa Technik Group in the Asia Pacific region."

For Airframe Related Components (ARC®), the capability build-up included several new components by the end of 2017. Among others, radomes of the A380 and the A330 aircraft, the GEnx-2B fan cowl and the entire nacelle of the PW4168 including inlet cowl, reverser, fan cowl and plug are joining the portfolio. The A320neo nacelle capability will be built up within 2018 as well.

Having performed 45 on-site inspections and repairs in the APAC region, 2017 was a successful year for the mobile engines services team of Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen as well. Engine types covered are CFM56 and IAE V2500, with capability for the PW1100 to be built up in 2018.

With a clear focus on increasing Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 capabilities, Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen has established its own component pool, in addition to having full access to OEM pooling worldwide. The portfolio is rounded off by transport management solutions for the aviation and MRO industry. Complementing these services, Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen provides customized warehousing and stocking solutions.

Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen holds approvals from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the responsible aviation authorities of almost all countries in the APAC region.