The Korean low-cost carrier Eastar Jet has commissioned Lufthansa
Technik AG to supply components for its short and medium-haul fleet.
Eastar Jet currently operates 18 Boeing 737NG and has placed more
orders on this aircraft type.
The Total Component Support (TCS®) agreement includes component
maintenance as well as spare parts leasing through a component pool
at the airline's headquarters at Gimpo International Airport in
Seoul. Eastar Jet will also be granted access to the corresponding
spare parts pools at Lufthansa Technik.
"We are pleased to know that component supply for our Boeing 737NG
fleet is in the hands of a partner as experienced as Lufthansa
Technik," said Daniel Yim, General Manager of purchasing team from
Eastar Jet. "We are confident that Lufthansa Technik will offer us
optimal support, which will also help us with the expansion of our
Stefan Loh, Senior Sales Manager at Lufthansa Technik, said: "We
welcome Eastar Jet as a new customer in Korea and are proud that the
airline has entrusted us with our comprehensive component supply. It
is our goal to support Eastar Jet with excellent quality and service
as well as our competitive cost structure."
Lufthansa Technik guarantees reliable delivery from its TCS® pool
comprising over 100,000 different components. Aircraft operators
benefit from optimal component availability, without having to create
and maintain their own spare parts warehouses. Lufthansa Technik TCS®
pool customers benefit from lower operating costs, especially through
effects of scale.