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Qantas is newest line maintenance customer

Thehe flagflag carrier of Australia has chosen LTP to provide line maintenance services with Release to Service (RTS) for its Airbus A330-200/300 starting June 2011. The aircraft, powered by CF6-80E1 engines, flies four times a week from Sydney to Manila and back.

LTP is a long-time partner of Qantas Airways for base maintenance checks of its A330 fleet since 2006. LTP has also provided cabin reconfiguration and painting for Qantas and Qantas’ wholly owned low-fare carrier, Jetstar. Earlier this year, Jetstar has also signed up for line maintenance services for its Airbus A320/A321 with LTP.

Qantas is the world’s second oldest airline and Australia’s largest domestic and international airline operator. The flying businesses of the Qantas Group operate under two major brands — Qantas and Jetstar. Domestically, Qantas, QantasLink and Jetstar operate around 5,600 flights a week serving 59 city and regional destinations in all states and mainland territories. The Group’s network comprises 182 destinations in 44 countries, including Australia and those served by codeshare partner airlines.

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