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ST Aerospace Secures 5-year Exclusive Contract from Lufthansa Cargo for MD-11 Heavy Maintenance Support

Singapore, 5 February 2018 - ST Aerospace today announced that it has secured a 5-year exclusive MD-11 Heavy Maintenance Support contract worth US$30m (approximately S$39m) from Lufthansa Cargo.

With the agreement, ST Aerospace will become the sole service provider supporting Lufthansa Cargo’s MD-11 fleet in both light and heavy C-checks starting from 2019. ST Aerospace has been supporting Lufthansa Cargo in heavy C-checks for its MD-11 fleet since 2014.

Mr Claus Richter, Vice President, Transport Management & Flight Operation of Lufthansa Cargo said, “The professionalism and experience of ST Aerospace, especially in regards to MD-11 heavy maintenance, fits well with the performance expectation of Lufthansa Cargo and their customers. This long-term contract is another step in the fruitful partnership of both companies.” 

Mr Lim Serh Ghee, President of ST Aerospace, said, "This exclusive contract is an affirmation of the quality that ST Aerospace puts into its services and support. We greatly value the partnership we have with all our customers, whom we strive to develop long-term relationships with so that we can leverage the rapport built to create more value-add.”  

ST Aerospace is the world’s largest commercial airframe Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) provider, backed by a track record of over 15,000 commercial aircraft maintained and modified since 1990.  With a global network of facilities in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe capable of accommodating 40 widebody, 27 narrowbody and 24 general aviation aircraft simultaneously, ST Aerospace provides support to a broad customer base that includes leading airlines, airfreight and military operators. 

Its comprehensive airframe MRO service offerings include line, light and heavy maintenance, transit/turnaround servicing and checks, structural repair and modification work, service bulletin/ airworthiness directive compliance and modifications, full-scale modernisation, cabin reconfiguration and green harvesting.

ST Aerospace will be showcasing its MRO capabilities and other aerospace solutions at the Aviation cluster of the ST Engineering Pavilion (G01) at Singapore Airshow 2018 from 6 – 11 February.

ST Aerospace (Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd) is the aerospace arm of ST Engineering with revenue of S$2.49b in FY2016.  Operating a global MRO network with facilities and affiliates in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe, it is the world’s largest commercial airframe MRO service provider with a global customer base that includes leading airlines, airfreight and military operators.  ST Aerospace is an integrated service provider that offers a spectrum of maintenance and engineering services that include airframe, engine and component maintenance, repair and overhaul; engineering design and technical services; and aviation materials and asset management services, including Total Aviation Support.  ST Aerospace has a global staff strength of around 9,000 employees worldwide.  Please visit for more information.

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