20 July 2013
Lufthansa Technik Philippines will spend US$20 million
this year to expand its MRO) operation in Manila
Lufthansa Tecknik Philippines (LTP) announced a $20 million expansion of its A380 hangar to accommodate aircraft overhaul from the present cabin modifications.
At the sidelines of the company's stockholders meeting, MacroAsia president Joseph T. Chua said the expansion is necessary to address the needs of its clients, particularly Qantas.
LTP is a joint venture between MacroAsia and Germany's Lufthansa Technik AG, providing line and base maintenance as well as MRO services to at least 50 customers from around the world in its facilities at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Clark , Cebu and Davao.
Among LTP's long time base customers are Qantas Airways, Cathay Pacific, Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa Airlines, Austrian Airways, Swiss Airlines and Philippine Airlines.
Line customers include among others Qatar Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, Japan Airlines, ANA, China Eastern, Air China, Cebu Pacific, Air Niugini, Eva Air, Etihad, China Airlines and Korean Air