Lufthansa Technik has signed a completion contract for a Boeing 747-8 with an undisclosed customer. The completion will start in 2012. Additionally, Lufthansa Technik has signed three Letters of Commitment for the same type of aircraft so far. Walter Heerdt,
Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales of Lufthansa Technik. "We have been able to support the VIP market with the highest quality, reliability and short layovers for many years. We will continue to do so also with new aircraft types like the Boeing 747-8 of which Lufthansa has ordered 20 aircraft. Besides having started Engineering on the first B748 completion project, we are currently preparing our organization and service portfolio for the arrival of the first Lufthansa 747-8 in 2012. Thus, we will also be able to support our VIP customers with comprehensive maintenance, repair and overhaul services over the complete life cycle of the aircraft through our dedicated VIP aircraft maintenance organization."