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About Lufthansa Group
Deutsche Lufthansa AG is an Aviation Group comprising nearly 500 subsidiaries and affiliates. The Lufthansa Group is dedicated to quality and innovation, safety and reliability. Headquartered in Germany, the Group operates in five business segments – passenger transportation (Passenger Airline Group), logistics, MRO, catering and IT-services. The airlines engaged in the passenger transportation business are Lufthansa German Airlines (including Lufthansa Regional), Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Germanwings as well as stakeholdings in Brussels Airlines, JetBlue und SunExpress. In the 2013 business year, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group welcomed more than 104 million passengers on board their flights, making it Europe’s leading airline grouping. Mid of March 2014 the Lufthansa Group employed around 118,000 people. In the 2013 business year, it generated revenues totalling 30 billion euros.
About Lufthansa Technik
With 32 subsidiaries and associated companies and more than 26,000 employees, Lufthansa Technik is one of the most important independent providers of technical aircraft services in the world. Lufthansa Technik offers a full range of services for commercial aircraft in the areas of MRO, modification and refitting, engines and components.
About Lufthansa LEOS
Established in 1995, Lufthansa LEOS (Lufthansa Engineering and Operational Services GmbH) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik AG and specialises in ground services at major German airports. The company employs around 300 people at its facilities in Frankfurt, Munich, and Düsseldorf.
About Israel Aerospace Industries
IAI Ltd. is Israel’s largest aerospace and defense company and a globally recognized technology and innovation leader, specializing in developing and manufacturing advanced, state-of-the-art systems for air, space, sea, land, cyber and homeland security. Since 1953, the company has provided advanced technology solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide including: satellites, defense systems, unmanned and robotic systems, radars, C4ISR and more. IAI also designs and manufactures business jets and aerostructures, performs overhaul and maintenance on commercial aircraft and converts passenger aircraft to refueling and cargo configurations.