Major cabin refurbishment for a new Asian VIP customer
Lufthansa Technik AG has signed a major cabin refurbishment contract with a new undisclosed Asian VIP customer. The lay-over of an Airbus ACJ319 will take place at Lufthansa Technik´s VIP center in Hamburg, Germany and will be completed within the year 2019.
The aircraft´s interior and systems will be refreshed to improve the passenger comfort and meet the demand of its owner, so that the aircraft will be as good as new for its next life. Particularly, the aircraft will receive a comprehensive modification and upgrade package, which includes a state of the art entertainment system, enhanced sound insulation and a KA band connectivity solution.
"It is a great opportunity for us to work with Lufthansa Technik, the number one completion center in the world", said a member of the customer's senior management. "I think we just made a small step. But I believe we can develop a good relationship with this important project. And I really expect a meaningful result based on Lufthansa Technik's professionalism and craftsmanship."
"We are very proud to welcome this new VIP customer for a major refurbishment from Asia here at our facility in Hamburg," said Jan Grube, Head of Asia Sales for VIP & Special Mission Aircraft at Lufthansa Technik. "The Asian VIP aircraft market has become more and more important for our business over the past years. More than 30 completions and major refurbishments in the Asian region clearly demonstrate that our expertise and broad service portfolio are well accepted by our customers in this part of the world."
The portfolio of Lufthansa Technik's VIP & Special Mission Aircraft Division is reaching from highly individual cabin completions, over modular completion concepts, refurbishment and modification programs to comprehensive after-sales, operational and maintenance services within Lufthansa Technik's international group network. Lufthansa Technik has furthermore extended its local network in Asia in order to be close to its customers.