Volga-Dnepr Technics (VDT), forming part of Volga-Dnepr Group, has opened an aircraft line maintenance station at Frankfurt Airport (Germany), the company’s press-service reports. AEX.ru
“Following the results of successful audit of Volga-Dnepr Technics by the German aviation authorities (CAA), the company was licensed to carry out aircraft maintenance at this airport (approved by EASA Part-145 (DE.145.0468) certificate). The certificate allows providing maintenance services for Boeing B747-200/300/400 aircraft (CF6-50/80)’, - the company explained.
Besides line maintenance services, VDT will lease out ground equipment, tools and special vehicles, sell consumables, oils, lubricants and employ EASA Part 66 B1/B2, CAT A certified personnel.
According to the press-service, the company’s key partner, AirBridgeCargo Airlines, became the first customer of VDT’s maintenance services at Frankfurt Airport. The airline operates a fleet of Boeing-747 Family jets. Volga-Dnepr Technics intends to expand its certificate in future by adding maintenance of the Boeing 747-8 along with the world’s most popular single-aisle aircraft such as Boeing 737 and Airbus А320.
“Thus VDT is currently operating at the territory of the two Germany’s largest airports - Leipzig and Frankfurt on the Main. The company carries out A-check maintenance at Leipzig Airport and plans to start performing heavy maintenance checks there in future”, - press-service of Volga-Dnepr declared.