Lufthansa Technik AG has been awarded a Total Technical Support TTS® contract for Surinam Airways’ Airbus A340-300 based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The four-year contract with the flag carrier of the Republic of Suriname marks a further success in Lufthansa Technik’s efforts to strengthen its market presence in the Americas.
Lufthansa Technik will provide maintenance services with Amsterdam (AMS) based technical staff as well as integrated component support (Total Component Support, TCS®), including spare parts pooling through its local warehouse at AMS. Lufthansa Technik will perform all aircraft checks at its facilities in Brussels, Belgium, and Frankfurt, Germany. Furthermore, the contract covers comprehensive engine support (Total Engine Services, TES®) including lease engine supply, wheels and brakes services as well as general engineering services.
On the occasion of the official signing ceremony, which recently took place at Surinam Airways headquarters in Paramaribo, Suriname, Louis C. Voigt, CEO of Surinam Airways, stated: “The integrated technical support we receive from Lufthansa Technik allows us to focus optimally on high-frequency flight operations, which require perfect reliability.”
Joerg Femerling, Lufthansa Technik Vice President Sales for Latin America, said: “I would like to thank Surinam Airways for the trust they have placed in us. This contract marks our next success in the growing but highly competitive Latin American market. We are very pleased to support the growth of this successful airline so extensively.”
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