China Airlines, the flag carrier of Taiwan, extends the Total Component Support (TCS) contract with Lufthansa Technik for another six years minimum. The agreement covers component support for the Airbus A330 fleet comprising of 23 aircraft. Lufthansa Technik also provides component services for their Airbus A350 fleet, including simulator components as well as Auxiliary Power Units.
Jason Tsai, VP Engineering Division of China Airlines, said: “The reliable and high-quality services we have experienced since 2010 had convinced us to extend the contract. A stable operation is crucial for us and Lufthansa Technik has proven to be a dependable partner.”
“We are thankful for our long-term and trustful relationship with China Airlines and are commited to exceed their expectations,” said Konstantin Stathopoulos, VP Corporate Sales for North Asia at Lufthansa Technik.
China Airlines wins sustainability award
S&P Global, the international sustainability ratings agency, recently announced the results of the Sustainability Yearbook 2022, awarding China Airlines the “Silver Class” rating in the airline industry. This marks the second year that China Airlines has received this rating, making it Taiwan’s top transport operator in terms of its total ESG score. Just seven airlines were included in the yearbook this year for their outstanding sustainability performance. China Airlines also announced that it has joined the “TALENT, in Taiwan” alliance and is committed to boosting the competitiveness of Taiwanese talent through the joint promotion of sustainable talent development and cultivation.
The 2022 Sustainability Yearbook, compiled from the results of the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), assess the sustainability performance of more than 7,500 large enterprises in 61 industries across the world. Only the top 15 percent of enterprises in each industry are eligible to receive the award with the final score based on strict criteria. China Airlines had previously been awarded the “Bronze Class” in the airline industry on three occasions beginning in 2016 and improved its performance to “Silver Class” last year. This year China Airlines emerged from a group of 51 airlines, taking second place for the second consecutive year.
The vision “Become the preferred airline in Taiwan” has firmly established China Airlines around the world. Commitment to the pursuit of sustainable development and the cultivation of talent is a key business goal. To strengthen the competitiveness of Taiwanese talent, China Airlines announced that it is joining the “TALENT, in Taiwan” alliance. This partnership with CommonWealth Learning, Cheers, and other Taiwanese enterprises will focus on promoting talent sustainability. China Airlines vows that its business strategy, products and services, as well as professional training courses will all be aimed at strengthening business functions, providing employees with better career development options and prospects, and preserving the company’s culture and values.