A German-Swiss multinational equipment manufacturer based in Bulle, Liebherr-Aerospace, has been selected by Austrian Airlines to overhaul the landing gears of the airline’s 17 Embraer E-Jet E195 aircraft.
The first landing gear is expected to arrive end of December 2020, at Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH in Lindenberg (Germany), where the overhaul activities will be performed.
According to a statement released by Liebherr: This major landing gear overhaul contract with Austrian Airlines is proof of the trustworthy service level regarding landing gear overhauls executed by the Liebherr-Aerospace team in Lindenberg.
“We are pleased to have gained Liebherr with their extensive know-how and experience as a reliable partner for our E195 landing gear overhaul project”, commented Patrick Simon, responsible Aircraft Systems Engineer at Austrian Airlines, Austria’s biggest airline and member of the Lufthansa Group.
“This contract represents another major milestone in our Landing Gear Customer Service activities. We are very happy and grateful to perform the overhaul for Austrian Airlines with all our expertise gained not only as an OEM, but also as a Customer Service provider who has been on the market for already over 60 years,” said Frank Steinmaier, Head of Sales and Marketing EUMEA, Customer Service at Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH.
The complete landing gear system for the E-Jet E1 family (E170/E175/E190/E195) has been developed, manufactured and certified by OEM Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, Lindenberg (Germany), Liebherr’s center of competence for flight controls, landing gear systems, gears, gearboxes as well as electronics.