LHT: Alrosa Airlines signs 737 component services contract
At the MAKS, the Eastern Siberian carrier Alrosa Airlines has contracted Lufthansa Technik AG to provide component support for its new fleet of Boeing 737NG (Next Generation) aircraft.
Alrosa, which is headquartered in Mirny and is part of the Alrosa Mining Group, signed a Total Component Support TCS agreement for four new 737NGs.
The carrier is currently replacing its fleet of Tupolev 154s with Boeing aircraft. Effective immediately, Lufthansa Technik will take on the complete component supply for the new fleet, including all necessary repairs and the provision of spare parts for this aircraft type.
Among the destinations Alrosa Airlines serves are Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Krasnodar, Anapa, Gelendzhik, Tomsk and Novosibirsk. The company is currently making substantial investments in its future. Its short-term plans call for the entry into service of the Bombardier Q400 in addition to the Boeing jets.