Gulf Air and Lufthansa Technik Middle East Join Forces

by BTM

Tue, 05 December 2023

Gulf Air and Lufthansa Technik Middle East Join Forces

Lufthansa Technik Middle East (LTME) and Gulf Air have announced a strategic partnership aimed at strengthening their respective expertise in aircraft maintenance. The two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during the Dubai Airshow 2023, laying the foundation for the collaboration which focuses on enhancing the skills of Gulf Air personnel at LTME and the exchande of best practices and efficiencies. The MoU was signed by LTME CEO, Ziad Al Hazmi, and Gulf Air CEO, Captain Waleed Al-Alawi. 

LTME, renowned for its exceptional maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for airframe-related components and light engine repairs, brings its extensive experience to the table. Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, is eager to enhance its personnel’s proficiency in maintaining aircraft-related components, including radome, inlet cowls, fan cowls, thrust reversers, flight controls and elevators. 

The discussions between LTME and Gulf Air centered around sharing maintenance experiences and transferring knowledge. This comprehensive training programme will cover various aspects of Aircraft Related Components (ARC) works, including overhaul, repairs, loan exchanges, and quality assurance.