Delta TechOps will be a maintenance, repair and overhaul provider of Asiana Airlines’ CF6-80C2 engines over the next five years, bringing the engines powering the South Korean carrier’s Boeing 747 and 767 aircraft under its extensive global portfolio.
Delta TechOps people will expertly carry out scheduled engine overhaul shop visits during the five-year period. Additionally, Delta TechOps will support any unscheduled or AOG engine work.
“We are so pleased to have a new agreement with a prominent CF6 MRO, Delta TechOps,” said Hoon Bae, General Manager of Aircraft & Supplies Purchasing, Asiana Airlines. “With this new business, we are confident that Asiana Airlines and Delta TechOps will build up our long-term partnership into the future.”
“We are looking forward to getting started on this significant new work with Asiana that is all possible thanks to the well-established track record of safety, excellence and quality by Delta TechOps people,” said Don Mitacek – S.V.P. – Delta Technical Operations and President – Delta TechOps Services Group. “We look forward to expanding our portfolio of more than 150 MRO customers around the world with Asiana in the years ahead.”
As the maintenance division of Delta Air Lines, Delta TechOps has over 35 years of experience operating and maintaining CF6-80C2 engines. The work will be conducted by Delta TechOps Aviation Maintenance Technicians primarily at its Atlanta Technical Operations Center.
ABOUT DELTA TECHOPS
Delta TechOps is the largest airline maintenance, repair and overhaul provider in North America. In addition to supplying maintenance and engineering support for Delta’s large fleet of aircraft, Delta TechOps provides high-quality service to more than 150 other aviation and airline customers around the world and has developed strategic partnerships for next-generation engines with Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce. The organization specializes in high-skill work such as engines, components, hangar and line maintenance. Delta TechOps employs thousands of aviation maintenance professionals and is one of the world’s most-experienced providers with more than 90 years of aviation experience. For more information visit deltatechops.com.
ABOUT ASIANA AIRLINES
Asiana Airlines was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Seoul (South Korea). The airline currently operates a fleet of 82 long-and short-haul aircraft that fly to 6 domestic and 63 international destinations in 21 countries. Its cargo route network covers 26 cities in 11 countries. Asiana Airlines became a Star Alliance member in 2003.