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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Spirit Airlines, Lufthansa Technik Sign A320 Overhaul Contract

Spirit Airlines signed a four-year airframe related components (ARC) contract with Lufthansa Technik for 28 of its A320 family aircraft. The contract covers thrust reverser overhaul for Spirit's A319, A320 and A321s with options for additional aircraft. 
Lufthansa will begin providing a dedicated amount of thrust reverser spares and 24-hour customer service this month at Spirit's main base of operations at Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL), and its thrust reverser facilities in Sun Valley, Calif., Hamburg, Germany and Shenzen, China. 

Spirit also has an APU repair and overhaul agreement for its entire fleet (49 aircraft) with Lufthansa Technik. 

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