Aircraft Main‌te‌nan‌ce and Re‌pair Work at Dres‌den Air‌port

Airlines can have their aircraft checked, repaired and modified at Dresden Airport. The technical expertise available at the Elbe Flugzeugwerke and PAD Aviation Technics companies based at the airport is in demand internationally.

© Elbe Flugzeugwerke/Schulter

Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH (EFW) – a joint venture between ST Engineering and Airbus – pools various aviation and technology activities at one site:

  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for all Airbus aircraft
  • Developing and manufacturing fibre composite components for the complete Airbus family
  • Converting passenger aircraft into cargo planes
  • Engineering services as part of certification and licensing procedures

PAD Aviation Technics GmbH is a repair company for commercial aircraft and offers a wide variety of services. There is space for aircraft as large as an Airbus A321 in its hangar.

  • Authorised for all aspects of line maintenance
  • Europe-wide AOG support
  • Away-team maintenance
  • Aircraft storage
  • Replacement of engines & APUs
  • Cabin modification / reconfiguration
  • Incoming inspections
  • A-checks or equivalent
  • Ad hoc maintenance
  • Hangar space for up to one A321 sized aircraft
  • Parts / component storage and handling
  • Purchasing of materials
  • Logistical support
  • Performing UVV for ground equipment

Federal Aviation Office approval as a maintenance company is available for the following types of aircraft:

  • AIRBUS A318/319/320/321 (CFM 56)
  • AIRBUS A319/320/321 (IAE V2500
  • AIRBUS A319/320/321 (PW1100G)
  • BOEING 737-300/400/500
  • BOEING 737-600/700/800/900/BBJ
  • BOEING 757-200/300 (RB211)
  • BOMBARDIER CRJ 700/900/1000
  • BOMBARDIER Dash 8-Q400 (PW150)