Lufthansa Technik to provide additional 23 C-checks for Emirates Airbus A380

Three-year Base Maintenance agreement
Lufthansa Technik and Emirates again extending relationship

Lufthansa Technik and Emirates have signed a Base Maintenance
Services (BMS) contract for Airbus A380s during the Dubai Airshow. By
October 2026, another 23 of the world’s largest passenger aircraft
will undergo C-checks performed by Lufthansa Technik Philippines
(LTP) in Manila. With the agreement now signed, the Dubai-based
airline is once again entrusting heavy checks for this fleet type
from its own in-house MRO capacities to the world’s leading MRO

Lufthansa Technik’s competence center for Base Maintenance Services
on the double-decker long-haul aircraft in Manila has already carried
out several heavy checks for Emirates’ A380s since January this year.
As soon as the ten A380s covered by the very first agreement have
undergone the checks, additional 23 aircraft will follow. By October
2026, LTP will have performed base maintenance checks for 33
Emirates’ Airbus, which is over a quarter of the world’s largest A380

To cope with the significantly increased demand for MRO services on
the world’s largest commercial airliner type, LTP has invested in
additional A380 overhaul capacities. Due to the expanded MRO
infrastructure such as the construction of a new 9,000 square meter
hangar, three of these superjumbos can be overhauled at the same time
in Manila.

While the new Base Maintenance Services contract was signed and
celebrated at the Airshow in Dubai, there is also reason to cheer in
the United Kingdom: The first overhaul of the Emirates A380 landing
gear was completed in the specialized workshop of Lufthansa Technik
Landing Gear Services (LTLGS) in London. Since August this year,
LTLGS has been performing overhaul services on the Emirates A380’s
body and wing landing gear.

Kai Roepke, Senior Vice President Corporate Sales EMEA at Lufthansa
Technik, commented: “The fact that Emirates, as the largest Airbus
A380 operator in the world, assigns us again to overhaul their
flagship aircraft, is a great compliment to our work. It proves that
our services consistently align with the exacting standards of our
customer. Our teams look forward to further expanding our
relationship with Emirates.”

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