Liebherr and China Airlines have entered into a long term agreement, under which the OEM Liebherr-Aerospace will provide repair support services for a wide range of air conditioning and bleed system components installed on China Airlines’ fleet of 25 Airbus A321neo.

All material support and component maintenance services will be provided by Liebherr-Singapore, Liebherr-Aerospace’s dedicated service center for the Asia-Pacific region.

Support services

Liebherr-Aerospace and China Airlines signed a contract that underlines the close relationship that China Airlines has built up with Liebherr-Aerospace since many years.

“We really appreciate Liebherr’s service and place our trust and confidence in the company. We want to continue our long term partnership and thus decided to choose Liebherr as our service provider for the component support on our new Airbus A321neo fleet”, commented Jason Tsai, Vice President Engineering at China Airlines.

“This is a great success for Liebherr-Aerospace in the Asia-Pacific region. We are honored and proud to further extend our partnership with China Airlines and continue supporting their success. China Airlines has been our customer for many years and this selection re-affirms their continuous confidence in the quality and efficiency of our team and services provided,” said Ekkehard Pracht, General Manager Aerospace, at Liebherr Singapore.

Taiwanese carrier

China Airlines is the largest airline in Taiwan, headquartered in Taoyuan International Airport. It operates short, medium, and long haul services to international and intercontinental destinations across Asia, Europe, North America, and Oceania. Further subsidiaries of the China Airlines group of airlines include Tigerair Taiwan as well as Mandarin Airlines.

Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS, Toulouse (France), is one of eleven divisional control companies within the Liebherr Group and coordinates all activities in the aerospace and transportation systems sectors.

Liebherr-Aerospace is a leading supplier of systems for the aviation industry and has more than six decades of experience in this field.

The range of aviation equipment produced by Liebherr for the civil and defense sectors includes flight control and actuation systems, gears and gearboxes, landing gear and air management systems as well as electronics.

These systems are deployed in wide-bodied aircraft, single aisle and regional aircraft, business jets, fighter aircraft, defense transporters, defense training aircraft as well as civil and defense helicopters.
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