Lufthansa Technik AG has signed its first comprehensive Cyclean® Engine Wash contract with SIA Engineering Company Limited (SIAEC) at the MRO Asia-Pacific in Singapore on 7 November. The long-term cooperation is set to last for five years. With this contract, SIAC will now clean the engine types of its major customers under Singapore Airlines Group with Cyclean® Engine Wash at Singapore-Changi Airport with. This includes the Rolls-Royce Trent 700, 800, 900, 1000 and XWB engines, the Pratt & Whitney PW4000 and General Electric GE90-115 for Singapore Airlines and Scoot Tigerair. Cyclean® Engine Wash is performed as part of maintenance work, in transit between two flights or overnight. It shortens conventional engine washing time by up to 80 percent and enables unrestricted execution not only in the hangar but everywhere at the airport. Cyclean® Engine Wash can be applied to all current engine types of the leading manufacturers General Electric, Rolls-Royce, Pratt & Whitney, CFMI and IAE. Since its market launch in 2007, more than 70 airline customers worldwide have decided on Cyclean® Engine Wash until today.
Furthermore Chinese aircraft manufacturer COMAC (Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China) has officially approved Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen as their first MRO service provider in China for ARJ21 engine nacelles and components. Prior to the approval, the Lufthansa Technik subsidiary had successfully performed an on-site audit in December 2017. Located in the Chinese province of Guangdong, Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen, had added the COMAC ARJ21 regional jet to its service portfolio in 2016. Since then, the company has carried out modifications to several shipsets of the regional jet’s engine fan cowls and thrust reversers. Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen is authorized by Middle River Aircraft Systems (MRAS), a subsidiary of General Electric, to carry out maintenance, repair and overhaul for ARJ21 engine nacelles.