LUFTHANSA TECHNIK CONVERTS 1ST BOEING 747-8 FOR PRIVATE CUSTOMER

     (The following press release from Deutsche Lufthansa AG's Lufthansa 
Technik unit was received by e-mail. It was not confirmed by the sender.) 
Lufthansa Technik completes the world's first Boeing 747-8 for a 
private customer 
Lufthansa Technik AG has begun work on the customized completion of a
VIP version of the latest-generation jumbo jet, the Boeing 747-8 VIP.
The aircraft belonging to an undisclosed customer landed in Hamburg 
on 30 August and the engineers now begin with the installation of a 
cabin interior that incorporates the ultimate in interior design. 
This makes Lufthansa Technik the first company in the world to fit 
out for a private customer what is currently the longest commercial 
aircraft.  
The contract was signed back in 2011 and in the intervening period 
Lufthansa Technik has been preparing for this first completion with 
intensive engineering planning, qualification programs, assembly of 
all the production resources and implementation of the necessary 
modifications in the aircraft hangar. The aircraft is expected to be 
delivered in the summer of 2014. 
"In addition to an extensive track record in Boeing 747 completions 
we are already looking after the first Boeing 747-8s in scheduled 
operation with Lufthansa. As a result, we are able to offer our VIP 
customers the full range of maintenance services over the entire life
cycle of their aircraft," said Walter Heerdt, Senior Vice President 
Marketing & Sales at Lufthansa Technik.  
The Hamburg-based company has to date completed and modified over 30 
widebody aircraft for private and government customers, among them no
fewer than 15 Boeing 747 jumbos, and is highly utilized through 2015. 
Lufthansa Technik
With over 30 subsidiaries and affiliated companies and more than 
26,000 staff worldwide, the Lufthansa Technik Group is one of the 
world's leading independent providers of aircraft-related technical 
services. Lufthansa Technik's portfolio covers the entire service 
spectrum of maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and 
conversion, engines and components for passenger aircraft. 
Pressekontakt:
Lufthansa Technik AG
Corporate Communications
Weg beim Jaeger 193
22335 Hamburg, Germany
Phone +49-40-5070-3667
Fax +49-40-5070-8534
press.pr@lht.dlh.de
www.lufthansa-technik.com/media
Corporate Headquarters: 
Lufthansa Technik AG, Hamburg
Registration: 
Amtsgericht Hamburg HRB 56865
Chairman of the Supervisory Board: 
Dr. Christoph Franz
Executive Board: 
August Wilhelm Henningsen (Chairman) 
Dr. Peter Jansen 
Uwe Mukrasch
Dr. Thomas Stueger 
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