Lufthansa To Bring Big Jet To Tulsa For Disassembly

Monday, October 14th 2013, 10:44 am
By: News On 6

A Lufthansa B747-400 will make its final flight when it comes to Tulsa International Airport on Tuesday, October 15, 2013.

Company officials say the airliner will be disassembled as part of the firm's long-term strategy for its Tulsa facility.

LTCS announced it was expanding its Tulsa operations last year.

8/1/2012 Related Story: Lufthansa Technik Announces Expansion Of Tulsa Headquarters

"The Tulsa Regional Chamber congratulates LTCS on their continued growth and achievement. We look forward to strengthening our partnership with the company and for their continued success in the Tulsa region," said Dennis Altendorf, Tulsa Regional Chamber director of aerospace development & strategy.

Lufthansa Technik Component Services repairs hydraulic, pneumatic and avionic components as well as taking apart aircraft and selling the parts and engines.

LTCS says the B747-400 will arrive at TIA at 2:50 p.m.