Delta TechOps and Orix Aviation Systems Ltd. Sign Major Engine Maintenance Contract

  • Delta TechOps and Aircraft Lessor ORIX Aviation Systems, Ltd. Execute Multi-year Engine Support Agreement

Delta TechOps (DTO), the maintenance, repair and overhaul division of Delta Air Lines, announced today that is has signed a 5-Year Maintenance Services Agreement with top-tier aircraft leasing company, ORIX Aviation Systems, Ltd. (ORIX Aviation) The agreement will cover the support of CFM56-5B and CFM56-7B aircraft engines.

As both an operator of, and MRO for CFM56-5B and -7B engines, Delta TechOps is uniquely qualified to provide maintenance services to ORIX. Delta TechOps has been maintaining CFM56 engines for numerous years and will be able to pass along the same operational reliability and expertise to this globally established  lessor.

“We are proud that ORIX Aviation has selected Delta TechOps for their CFM56 engine maintenance needs,” said Mike Moore, Senior VP Maintenance Operations. “The agreement is a testament to our relationship and commitment to excellent customer service. We look forward to building on this partnership with this major aircraft lessor in the coming years.”

“We are pleased to have the expertise of Delta TechOps on board in support of CFM56-5B and CFM56-7B technical requirements which the ORIX Aviation team may have going forward”, said James Meyler, CEO ORIX Aviation Group.


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 850 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


ORIX Aviation is a world leading aviation investor and aircraft asset manager based in Dublin (Ireland), Hong Kong and Tokyo. For over three decades, they have been focused on quickly and efficiently executing and delivering value added transactions. In addition to the leasing of its owned aircraft portfolio, it has developed a unique asset management platform that attracts both domestic and international investors. ORIX Aviation is the only S&P ranked lease servicer worldwide with US$10 billion of aircraft assets under management. To learn more about ORIX Aviation, visit

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