Czech airline Smartwings has signed Lufthansa Technik to a five-year component support contract.
The ‘Total Component Support’ (TCS) contract covers the repair and overhaul of components for the airline’s fleet of seven Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. Support for the new aircraft has already started.
“We are very pleased that Lufthansa Technik supports us in component support for our new 737 MAX fleet. We have worked together with Lufthansa Technik in the past and are looking forward to further deepening this successful cooperation,” said Smartwings’ technical director Luděk Stašek.
Lufthansa Technik’s senior sales executive Ifezue Bertold Mordi commented: “We are happy to continue our partnership with Smartwings by supporting its latest generation of aircraft. Lufthansa Technik is currently actively growing its customer base of 737 MAX-operators in order to provide even more synergies to our customers.”
Total Component Support agreement offer an individual supply concept that enables short and rapid transport paths, Lufthansa Technik said. The Smartwings contract includes component MRO services and pool access as well as component delivery to selected international airports within Europe.
Lufthansa Technik already provides engine services for Smartwings’ CFM56-7B-powered Boeing 737NG fleet.