DCAYOW
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Who Handles PAL Maintenance?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 7:18 am


Which company / airline does maintenance on Philippine Airlines (PAL) 747-400s and A340s ?

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RE: Who Handles PAL Maintenance?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 7:43 am

I believe TAECO (Lufthansa Technik) handles heavy maintenance for PAL 747-400s at their Xiamen (China) facility

Heavy Airbus A340-300 and A330-300 maintenance is performed for PAL by Lufthansa Technik Manila at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. I believe Lufthansa is shifting most of the heavy A340 work there as well. It is a joint operation of Lufthansa and MacroAsia which the owner of Philippine Airlines has a substantial stake in. In addition to all Philippine Airlines light and mid-level maintenance (C-checks), they also perform work on behalf of Air Philippines.

Hope this helps.