One of the largest engine maintenance centers in the world is ready for CFM International's LEAP engines. MTU Maintenance Zhuhai has just taken charge of its first LEAP-1B for a quick turn intervention.
MTU Maintenance Zhuhai, a joint-venture which was created in 2001 and which is owned equally by the German engine manufacturer and China Southern airline, has just received the licence it needs to start MRO activities for LEAP-1A (Airbus's A320neo family) and LEAP-1B (Boeing 737 MAX family) engines. The first LEAP-1B has just been inducted for a (...)
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