News & Events

CBAA Convention

6/16/2020 to 6/18/2020

June 16-18; Toronto, Canada LEKTRO is proud to be the official tug of the Canadian Business Aviation Association.  Come visit LEKTRO at Booth: TBD Featured tug: AP88 Series About Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) Convention CBAA Convention Webpage More


10/6/2020 to 10/8/2020

Come visit LEKTRO at Booth: Featured Tug: Multiple models About NBAA-BACE: Ranked as a top-ten trade show in the United States, NBAA-BACE will bring together 23,000+ attendees for the largest business aviation event in the world. If you are an aircraft owner or considering using an aircraft for business; flight department personnel; a manufacturer or... More

NBAA Regional Forum-White Plains (HPN)

6/10/2020 to 6/10/2020

NBAA Regional Forums bring current and prospective business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers and other industry personnel together for a one-day event at some of the best airports and FBOs in the nation. Regional Forums incorporate exhibits, static displays of aircraft and education sessions into one-day events located across the country to help introduce business... More

Airbus Takes Delivery of LEKTRO’s 5,400th Electric Tug

Hamburg, Germany –LEKTRO, Inc. reached a new milestone delivering their 5,400th aircraft tug to Airbus at their manufacturing facility in Hamburg, Germany. This milestone breaks LEKTRO’s previous record as the world’s number one producer of electric towbarless aircraft tugs. The sale was brokered by LEKTRO’s authorized dealer for Germany and Austria, Bartosch Airport Supply Services... More

Southwest Airlines Takes Delivery of LEKTRO’s 5,300th Electric Towbarless Tug

Southwest Airlines Takes Delivery of LEKTRO’s 5,300th Electric Towbarless Tug San Jose, California –LEKTRO, Inc. reached a milestone recently when Southwest Airlines took delivery of its 5,300th towbarless tug ever built. Southwest placed LEKTRO #5300 into service at its San Jose, CA (SJC) operation. To date, LEKTRO has produced more towbarless aircraft tractors than any... More

Inter Airport China

10/02/2018 to 10/04/2018

Come visit LEKTRO at: Booth 110 Featured Tug: TBD About Inter Airport China: As China’s largest and leading trade show in the field of airport construction, inter airport China is also an international event creating opportunities for in-depth cooperation and exchanges between buyers and sellers of airport industry, accelerating construction and boosting innovation-driven development. At the show,... More

International GSE Expo

10/20/2020 to 10/22/2020

Come visit LEKTRO at Booth: TBD Featured Tug: TBD About International Airport GSE Expo There is nowhere else in the world in 2018 that you can see so much ground support equipment in one place at one time. Meet with manufacturers, suppliers and your peers to network, share best practices and see what’s new. Looking for... More

MEBAA Show 2020

12/8/2020 to 12/10/2020

Come visit LEKTRO at Booth: Featured Tug: TBD About MEBAA Show The MEBAA Show is the Middle East’s leading business aviation exhibition and a must attend event for companies across the entire industry. Visit the MEBAA Show to discover the latest products and services available from the world’s leading companies in the business aviation industry. MEBAA... More

LEKTRO First Towbarless Tug Certified to Handle Boeing 737 MAX

Warrenton, Oregon –LEKTRO Inc., is proud to announce the certification of their AP8950SDB-AL-200 for towing the Boeing 737 MAX. It is the first Towbarless Towing Vehicle (TLTV) to be certified to handle the new Boeing aircraft. Due to the versatility of LEKTRO’s proprietary automatic aircraft recognition system, this also means that the company’s larger AP8950SDB-AL-250... More

LEKTRO Named Ground Support Worldwide’s Product Leader of the Year

Warrenton, OR — Aircraft tug manufacturer LEKTRO announced it recently received the Southwest Airlines Vendor of the Year and Ground Support Worldwide Magazine’s Product Leader of the Year Award. Southwest Airlines Vendor of the Year: LEKTRO provides Southwest Airlines their aircraft pushback tractors, also known simply as “tugs”. LEKTRO only sells one model of tug... More

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