Cebu Pacific enters engine maintenance contract with Lufthansa Technik

A Cebu Pacific Airbus A320ceo on the tarmac.
Photo Credit: Lufthansa Technik

Cebu Pacific, one of the prominent low-cost carriers in the Asia-Pacific region, has firmed a new engine agreement with Lufthansa Technik AG.

Under the new contract, Lufthansa Technik will provide Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Services for three of Cebu Pacific CFM56-5B engines which includes Cyclean® Engine wash and Aircraft Transition Services (ATS) for two A320ceo.

Setting the Stage

The partnership revolves around Lufthansa Technik’s commitment to providing top-tier Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) Services for three of Cebu Pacific’s CFM56-5B engines.

Additionally, the contract includes the innovative Cyclean® Engine wash and Aircraft Transition Services (ATS) for two A320ceo aircraft in Cebu Pacific’s fleet.

Shevantha Weerasekera, the Vice President of Engineering & Fleet Management at Cebu Pacific, expressed his confidence in this partnership with the major maintenance provider.

He stated, “Lufthansa Technik has given us the confidence that our aircraft will be well taken care of by the world’s best engine repair service provider.”


Supporting Growth and Expansion

Cebu Pacific has ambitious plans for the future, with a robust expansion strategy that includes increasing the leasing of the A320ceo and A320neo fleet size and expanding its international routes to more countries.

To achieve these milestones, a dependable partner is essential, and Lufthansa Technik clearly fits the bill perfectly. The airline looks forward to the maintenance support provided by Lufthansa Technik to help them realize their goals.

Photo Credit: Kentaro Iemoto from Tokyo, Japan, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Konstantin Stathopoulos, Vice President Corporate Sales Northeast Asia at Lufthansa Technik, emphasized the strategic nature of this collaboration.

He said, “Cebu Pacific recognizes us as a strategic partner in their growth plan.” Lufthansa Technik is not merely limiting its support to engine maintenance.

They are actively exploring opportunities to expand their collaboration with Cebu Pacific by offering component support, digitalization, and other customized cutting-edge solutions tailored to Cebu Pacific’s operational needs.

About Cebu Pacific

Cebu Pacific is a Philippine low-cost airline based at Pasay in Metro Manila. Founded in 1988, it is Asia’s oldest low-cost airline. It offers scheduled flights to both domestic and international destinations.

The airline has the most extensive route network in the Philippines, with 36 domestic destinations and 14 international destinations across Asia, Australia, and the Middle East.

It has won numerous awards for its service and innovation. In 2022, it was named the “Best Low-Cost Airline in Asia” by Skytrax, a leading aviation consultancy firm.

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