MTU Maintenance Hannover adds V Australia to its GE90 customer list

(PresseBox) (Hanover, Germany, ) MTU Maintenance Hannover has been successful in adding a new airline from Australia to its growing customer base: V Australia will send its fleet of GE90 Growth engines powering its Boeing five 777-300ER fleet to Hanover for maintenance. The carrier, a subsidiary of the Virgin Australia group of airlines, has signed a long term agreement with the German engine MRO specialist.

Dr. Stefan Weingartner, MTU Aero Engines President Commercial Maintenance, stated: "V Australia is a key operator in this region of the world. The fact that the airline is part of the renowned Virgin Group means V Australia is an especially valuable customer to us. We have every reason to be proud to have concluded this support contract with V Australia with our maintenance capabilities and proven track record of reliability."

Launched in 2009, V Australia operates from Australia to the United States and the United Arab Emirates with five Boeing 777-300ER aircraft-powered by GE90-115Bs.

MTU Maintenance is the largest independent provider of commercial engine MRO ser-vices worldwide and operates affiliates in all major regions and markets around the globe. MTU Maintenance Hannover, the group's flagship company, specializes in the repair and overhaul of medium and large scale commercial engines, among them the General Electric CF6-50, CF6-80C2 and GE90-110B/-115B, the Pratt & Whitney PW2000, the International Aero Engines V2500, and the CFM International CFM56-7. Alongside technical repair offerings, including hightech repair techniques, the company also provides additional services like technical and logistic support up to complete LRU support, engine leasing, customer training, on-site services and 24-hour service support.

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