Since then, we’ve continued to lead the aircraft towing industry with a full line of fully electric, towbarless aircraft tow vehicles. With 5,000 units in operation in nearly every country of the world, LEKTRO’s tugs have proven to be reliable, tough and easy to use. LEKTRO’s reputation doesn’t stop there though, in addition to a proven platform, LEKTRO has the best customer service and technical support in the GSE industry.
Regardless of what environment or constraints are, there’s a LEKTRO that make your operations safer and more efficient, all the while being environmentally clean.
LEKTRO produced the first towbarless aircraft tug in 1967 and we’ve been the industry leader since then. With nearly 5,000 units in operation across the globe with individuals, corporate flight departments, FBOs, militaries, airlines and OEMs, you know you are getting the most trusted name in towbarless towing when you buy a LEKTRO. We know that safe and reliable operations have to have the user in mind. That’s why we design our units to be easy to maintain and even easier to operate.
Our Patented Universal Nose Gear Lift Cradle quickly and easily adapts to nearly every aircraft. Using a LEKTRO, you will find a reduced need for manpower, an increased hangar capacity and a decrease in the potential for aircraft damage. Finally, we use superior components, thicker steel, and handmade, local parts equals a more reliable, longer-lasting product
We purchased our first LEKTRO in 1998 and our 5th LEKTRO in 2015. Our FBO is located high in the Rocky Mountains and we move thousands of aircraft every year in some of the worst winter weather. We hit negative temperatures for weeks on end and when the tugs won’t start, the LEKTROs always work....
- Steve Miller, Line Manager Vail Valley Jet Center Read More
Thirty years ago Puget Sound Energy bought a 1985 Kingair to maximize employee productivity. We ditched our tug and tow bar for a bright red LEKTRO. Our LEKTRO is about as maintenance free as a tug can be. We’re beginning the fourth set of batteries, the second set of tires, and top-up the water quarterly....
- Rick Hamborg, Chief Pilot Puget Sound Energy Read More
When me and my wife started Bestfly in 2009, we inherited an old standup unit bought in 2003 by an old Angolan regional airline. Since we were starting, this gift was a blessing, as we were the only VIP ground handling company in the country with its own tug. With that “little” machine we were...
- Nuno Pereira, CEO, Bestfly Bestfly Read More