Lufthansa Technik

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Lufthansa Technik is the segment of the Lufthansa Group that deals with the maintenance, overhaul, repair, and service of large commercial aircraft. It is the largest company in the world of its kind in the world. Lufthansa Technik beschäftigt fast 20 tausend Leute in Rund 30 Unternehmen weltweit. Their headquarters is based out of their campus in Hamburg, Germany, which our study tour visited. At this location they specialize in converting planes into VIP aircraft.Each plane costs in the range of €800 million and are ordered by some of the wealthiest people in the world, including royalty and business executives. Lufthansa Technik bedienet Materialien von höchster Qualität. These materials are used during the service of aircraft as well as inspections,which happen over 1700 times a day. These checks are put into several catagories, an S-check, A-check, B-check, and C-check which are usually performed several times throughout the year, and then heavy duty IL-check and a D-check which occur usually after 5 years of flying. Lufthansa is a company that prides itself on being the company that provides the highest quality service among companies in this type of business. Higher quality results in higher prices, which causes Lufthansa’s customers to pay very handsomely for their services.

Eamonn Hurley

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