Delta TechOps and Austrian Airlines Sign Multi-Year Exclusive Engine Maintenance Agreement

Delta TechOps and Austria’s largest carrier, Austrian Airlines, announced the signing of an engine maintenance agreement between the two parties. The exclusive agreement covers PW4060 engine maintenance for up to six years supporting the airline’s Boeing 767 fleet.

As the maintenance division of Delta Air Lines, Delta TechOps has numerous years of experience both operating and maintaining PW4000 engines. Delta TechOps will conduct scheduled full overhaul shop visits. In addition to regularly scheduled maintenance on these engines, Delta TechOps will support any unscheduled engine work as required.

“Our common vision of a good business relationship relies on enthusiasm, team spirit, sustainability, fairness and efficiency, which can only be achieved by consistent communication and shared passion for what we are doing,” said Michael Xavier Kaye, Austrian Airlines’ Vice President Technical Operations. “With Delta Air Lines we found a strong partner, as passionate and enthusiastic as Austrian Airlines, with an experience in the services of PW4000 engines which is second to none.”

“We are pleased that Austrian Airlines selected Delta TechOps for their PW4000 engine maintenance,” said Mike Moore, Delta TechOps’ Senior VP – Maintenance Operations. “We look forward to working with them in the coming years and hope to continue to support them with technical requirements the team may have going forward.”


Delta TechOps is the largest airline maintenance, repair and overhaul provider in North America. Its customers laud its reputation for high quality service. In addition to supplying maintenance and engineering support for Delta’s fleet of more than 900 aircraft, Delta TechOps serves more than 150 other aviation and airline customers around the world. The organization specializes in high-skill work such as engines, components, hangar and line maintenance. Delta TechOps employs more than 11,000 maintenance professionals and is one of the world’s most-experienced providers with more than 90 years of aviation experience. More about Delta TechOps is available at


Austrian Airlines is Austria’s leading airline. The once state-owned and still convincing red-white-red airline operates a route network of around 130 destinations. Thanks to its favourable geographical location and Austrian history as a melting pot of the former crown lands, its home airport Vienna Schwechat is still a hub between East and West today. About 120 of the 400 daily flights lead to Central and Eastern Europe. “AUA”, as it is often abbreviated in Austria, transports around 14 million passengers a year and employs 7,000 staff from 58 nations. AUA has been part of the Lufthansa Group since 2009. Austrian Airlines is also a member of the Star Alliance, the first global alliance of international airlines. Austrian Airlines has been in the black since 2012. It celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2018. More about Austrian Airlines is available at

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