Logistics

GoAir, Lufthansa Technik sign component support contract

Our Bureau Mumbai Aug. 13 | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on August 13, 2012

The contract gives GoAir access to Lufthansa Technik’s technical operations WebSuite.

GoAir and Lufthansa Technik have signed a 10-year component support contract from this month, for the carrier’s present and future fleet of 20 A320 classic and 72 A320 neo aircraft.

The contract covers most of the spare parts required for the regular maintenance of A320 classic aircraft and will also cover the new A320 neo fleet of GoAir which is expected to enter into service from 2016. The component support will be handled via the Lufthansa Technik Group network.

Spare parts shall be supplied to the airline’s bases at Mumbai and Delhi. The contract also provides GoAir access to Lufthansa Technik’s technical operations WebSuite, whereby both parties shall observe just-in-time inventory management. This will enable further efficiency gains for both parties.

The maintenance and repairs of the components will be done at Lufthansa Technik facilities.

GoAir launched its operations in November 2005. The airline currently operates across 22 destinations, 92 daily flights and approximately 638 weekly flights.

Lufthansa Technik Group is one of the world’s leading independent providers of aircraft-related Maintenance, Repair and overhaul (MRO) services.

Its portfolio covers the entire service spectrum of maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and conversion, engines and components for passenger aircraft.

nivedita.ganguly@thehindu.co.in

Published on August 13, 2012
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