MTU Maintenance signs USD440 million contract with Brazilian carrier GOL
MTU Maintenance has signed a new contract with the Brazilian carrier GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes for engine overhaul and on-wing support services of its CFMI CFM56-7B engines.
The exclusive contract has a duration of five years and is valued at 440 million US dollars. Dr. Stefan Weingartner, President Commercial Maintenance MTU Aero Engines, said: “We are very happy to have added one of the fastest growing airlines in Latin America to our customer portfolio. This long-term maintenance contract with GOL is a major milestone for MTU Maintenance and a sign that we are strengthening our activities in the emerging markets.”
GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes, the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, offers around 900 daily flights to 65 destinations in 10 countries in South America, the Caribbean and the United States.