-Engine Maintenance Services for CFM LEAP-1B 
-Extension of the existing comprehensive Engine Maintenance Services 
contract for CFM56-7B

Smartwings and Lufthansa Technik have signed an agreement to support 
the largest Czech airline with comprehensive Engine Maintenance 
Services for LEAP-1B engines for its Boeing 737 MAX fleet. The first 
induction is planned at the beginning of 2025. In addition, the 
existing service contract for the CFM56-7B engines powering 30 of 
Smartwings' Boeing 737NG aircraft has been extended until 2030.

Jiri Juran, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Smartwings, said: 
"Based on our successful cooperation, the newly signed long-term 
agreement for Engine Maintenance Services of our Boeing 737 NG and 
MAX fleet shows our continued trust in Lufthansa Technik's expertise 
and will further optimize our technical operations."

"We are grateful for the continued trust of our partner Smartwings. 
The new contract is another major milestone in our cooperation. With 
our capacity growth supporting the LEAP-1B engine, our customers can 
significantly benefit from our commitment to deliver world-class 
engine MRO services," added Harald Gloy, Chief Operations & HR 
Officer of Lufthansa Technik.

Lufthansa Technik already provides Smartwings with Total Component 
Support services for its Boeing 737NG and MAX 8 aircraft, including 
component MRO services and pool access as well as component delivery 
to selected international airports within Europe.

* LEAP engines are a product of CFM International, a 50/50 joint 
company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines.
** Lufthansa Technik is an authorized LEAP-1A/-1B service provider 
licensed by CFM International.