Czech carrier signs five year Total Component Support (TCS®)  

Lufthansa Technik and Czech airline Smartwings have signed a five
years comprehensive Total Component Support (TCS®) contract covering
repair and overhaul of components for the airline's fleet of up to 13
Boeing 737MAX 8 aircraft. Support for the new aircraft has already

Ludek Stasek,Technical Director of Smartwings, says: "We are very
pleased that Lufthansa Technik supports us in component support for
our new 737 MAX fleet. We have worked together with Lufthansa Technik
already in the past and are looking forward to further deepening this
successful cooperation."

"We are happy to continue our partnership with Smartwings by
supporting its latest generation of aircraft. Lufthansa Technik is
currently actively growing its customer base of 737 MAX-operators in
order to provide even more synergies to our customers," says Ifezue
Bertold Mordi,, Senior Sales Executive of Lufthansa Technik.

With the Total Component Support TCS® agreement, Smartwings benefits
from an individual supply concept that enables short and rapid
transport paths. The new contract includes component MRO services and
pool access as well as component delivery to selected international
airports within Europe.

Lufthansa Technik already provides comprehensive engine services for
Smartwings' CFM56-7B powered Boeing 737NG-fleet.