Lufthansa, CASC to support Air China A350s
Lufthansa Technik has contracted with China Aviation Supplies Co. Ltd. (CASC), to jointly provide comprehensive component support for Air China's Airbus A350 fleet.
Lufthansa Technik AG has contracted with its long-standing partner, China Aviation Supplies Co. Ltd. (CASC), to jointly provide comprehensive component support for Air China's Airbus A350 fleet.
The joint 10-year Total Component Support contract by Lufthansa Technik and CASC will cover repair and overhaul of A350 components. Air China, based at Beijing Capital International Airport, is the first operator of the aircraft type in mainland China.
Air China took delivery of its first A350-900 in Toulouse on 8th August. The national flag carrier is the first Chinese mainland customer to order and take ownership of the Airbus twin-engine widebody aircraft.
As of July 2018, Air China operates an Airbus fleet of 201 aircraft, including 142 A320 Family aircraft and 59 A330 Family aircraft.