AsoRock From Bahrain, joined May 2006, 318 posts, RR: 0 Posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 2751 times:
Reports from Nigeria suggest the Federal Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the establishment of a maintenance center in Abuja (Nigeria). It will be capable of carrying out A,B,C and D checks on aircraft now operating in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.
Anyone in Germany has solid confirmation on this? We've been used to hearing all sorts of wishful thinking from Nigerian media.
AsoRock From Bahrain, joined May 2006, 318 posts, RR: 0 Reply 2, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2650 times:
Quoting BMI727 (Reply 1): Is this going to be mostly for Lufthansa's use, or use as an MRO for other airlines?
There's no information whether Lufthansa will use it to service their aircraft as well, although, with properly trained human capital available for lower costs, it would seem logical for the airline to maintain some of its fleet there as well.
Other locally-based airlines will surely use it, such as Arik Air. It already has an ageement with Lufthansa Technik in place to maintain its Bombardier and Boeing fleet (CRJ-900, 737-700 / 800 NG).
MIgAiR54 From Spain, joined Jun 2007, 1417 posts, RR: 0 Reply 3, posted (4 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2589 times:
I have seen this info before, the hangar will be use by Lufthansa Technik to and they will do maintenance to some customers in the area.
I think it is an good move, because aviation in this part of Africa is bigger and bigger and they have a very good forecast fot the upcoming years.
They won´t send any LH plane. LH Technik is a reference in the sector and they work in many different places, the name of Lufthansa does not mean that they work for LH everywhere, they are a different company, and they serve many customers.