Press Release: Tigerair Taiwan taps Lufthansa Technik for APU MRO

Lufthansa Technik AG has further extended its market presence in Taiwan by entering into a new long-term agreement with Taiwan-based low-cost carrier Tigerair Taiwan. According to the new contract, the Hamburg-based maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider is now responsible for providing maintenance services including LRU (line-replaceable unit) services for the Auxiliary Power Units (APU) of Tigerair Taiwan’s growing A320 fleet.

The long-term contract covers maintenance for Tigerair Taiwans APUs, the overhaul of APU components as well as pooling supply of APU components via Lufthansa Technik’s warehouse in Singapore. Based at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Tigerair Taiwan started operations in 2014 as the country’s first low-cost airline.

Gerald Steinhoff, Senior Vice President Corporate Sales Asia Pacific Lufthansa Technik, says: „Our support for Tigerair Taiwan proves Lufthansa Technik’s ability to efficiently meet the needs of successful Low Cost Carriers in Asia.  We are very proud to further develop our long and trustful partnership with airlines in Taiwan”.

Kwan Yue, Chief Executive Officer of Tigerair Taiwan, said: “As we expand our fleet, our priority is to ensure that our fleet is reliable and we are able to dispatch our aircraft to the high standards expected of our customers. We are pleased with our partnership with Lufthansa Technik. We are confident that with this partnership, our fleet will be well supported as we continue to grow our fleet and network.

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