Eastar Jet selects Lufthansa Technik for MAX components
Lufthansa Technik has been contracted by Korean low-cost carrier (LCC) Eastar Jet to supply components for its new fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Eastar Jet has six 737 MAX due to arrive by mid-2019. Lufthansa Technik is the existing component supplier for Eastar Jet’s 737NG fleet and the new agreement includes component maintenance as well as spare parts leasing through a component pool at Gimpo International Airport in Seoul, the airline’s base. Eastar Jet will also have access to the corresponding spare parts pool held by Lufthansa Technik.
At the December announcement, Daniel Yim, general manager of purchasing at Eastar Jet said: “Lufthansa Technik has met our expectations concerning the support provided on the Boeing 737NG. Therefore, we look forward to the expanded component supply for our Boeing 737 MAX aimed at achieving the same results.”
Lufthansa Technik senior sales manager, Stefan Loh said: “We are looking forward to providing component support for the new Boeing 737 MAX fleet. We will support Eastar Jet with excellent service quality and a competitive cost structure.”