MTU wins engine MRO contract for Kenya's E190 fleet
MTU Maintenance, and Kenya Airways have concluded negotiations on a contract for the maintenance of the engines used on the airline's Embraer 190 aircraft.
MTU is one of two contractors for the MRO of the CF34-10E6 engines for a period of five years.
Kenya Airways is the third largest airline in sub-Saharan Africa and operates a fleet of 15 Embraer190s – the largest CF34 fleet in Africa. It uses these aircraft to serve national and cross-border routes.
MTU Maintenance has been maintaining engines from the CF34 family since 2003.
In total, MTU Maintenance has carried out nearly 900 shop visits for this family (CF34-1/-3, -8C/E, -10E). Services are performed at MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg. In 2015, It is the largest independent provider of CF34 services worldwide. It also is the number one provider for the African CF34 market, serving the top four airlines operating these engines in the region.