FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--CTS Engines, the global leader for mature jet engine maintenance services, announced today that it had completed the acquisition through an affiliate of 12 CF6-80 engines from a major U.S. carrier. The acquired engines include nine CF6-80A and three CF6-80C2A5 models. Additional terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“The acquisition of these engines, which are critical to the long-term operational success of our most important customers, further cements CTS’s position as a leader in the mature engine industry,” said Brian Neff, CTS’s Chief Executive Officer. “These engines, which will be used as teardowns and short-term spares in support of our customers’ shop visits, directly improve CTS’s already outstanding value proposition within the industry.”
Based in Ft. Lauderdale, CTS Engines is the worldwide leader in mature engine maintenance, performing engine overhauls on the CF6-50, CF6-80A, CF6-80C, and PW2000 engine models at its 70,000 square foot Ft. Lauderdale MRO facilities. At its 155,000 lbf test stand in Jupiter, Fla., the company also performs mature engine return to service tests, as well as OEM developmental tests for new engine platforms. CTS was also recently named the 2015 Boeing “Supplier of the Year” in the Support & Services category for its CF6-50 engine overhaul support of the U.S Air Force. For more information, please visit www.ctsengines.com.