Five more years of Total Base Maintenance Support (TBS®) for the
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, a leading low-cost airline in Europe, and
Lufthansa Technik have extended their cooperation for the overhaul of
the carrier’s 90-aircraft Boeing 737NG fleet by another five years.
The services are performed at Lufthansa Technik’s location in
Budapest, Hungary, within the framework of a Total Base Maintenance
Support (TBS®) contract, with the first contract events planned for
“Lufthansa Technik was winning this contract in a large extensive
global tendering process, that was demanding both for Lufthansa
Technik and Norwegian. The quality and reliability of past services
provided by Lufthansa Technik have convinced us to continue to place
our trust in our German partner for the overhaul of our Boeing 737NG
fleet,” said Paul Salwik, Head of Technical Procurement at Norwegian.
“We are pleased that this new contract will continue a successful
cooperation with Norwegian that reaches back to 2007. With our
services, we want to play our part in ensuring the continued success
of this innovative airline,” said Tanja Pustolla, responsible sales
representative at Lufthansa Technik.
The main characteristics of Total Base Maintenance Support TBS® are
the guaranteed availability of layovers and a commercial service
package geared to individual customer needs. As one of a total of
five Lufthansa Technik overhaul sites in Europe, Lufthansa Technik
Budapest will provide services within the framework of the new
contract. As a TBS® customer, Norwegian also has access to the entire
overhaul network of Lufthansa Technik for additional or unplanned
Norwegian has been a Lufthansa Technik customer since 2007. The
cooperation began with component supply within the framework of a
contract for Total Component Support TCS®. Later, Lufthansa Technik
also took on wheels and brakes maintenance and engine overhaul for
engines of the CFM56-7B type. Since 2012, Lufthansa Technik has
providing overhaul services for Boeing 737NG aircraft.