Posted on: 12 November 2015 by Mark Howells
Jetstar Pacific has signed a comprehensive three year engine maintenance agreement with Lufthansa Technik whereby the former will overhaul the V2500 engines in Jetstar Pacific's fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft.Le Hong Ha, Jetstar Pacific’s CEO, explains, “This cooperation with Lufthansa Technik, our trusted partner, will offer further support for our fleet development. Jetstar Pacific not only provides daily low-fare flights; its technical management also aims to achieve a cost efficiency oriented towards international standards.”“Vietnam is a very cost-sensitive market,” continued Robin Johansson, Lufthansa Technik’s director of sales for South East Asia and Australia/Pacific. “We are pleased to welcome Jetstar Pacific as a new customer for engine overhauls. The fact that Jetstar Pacific selected Lufthansa Technik is additional proof that our engine MRO product delivers the best ratio between quality, performance and price."The airline has grown from five aircraft in 2013 to twelve aircraft by the end of 2015, and during the contract’s timescale a total of 18 shop load events will be performed.