KLM UK Engineering Limited

KLM UK Engineering Limited

KLM UK Engineering Limited is the leading regional aircraft and narrow body MRO, wholly owned by AFI KLM E&M Network. Services include base maintenance, line maintenance, component sales, technical training and decommissioning of Embraer 170/190, Boeing 737’s, Airbus A320's, Fokker 70/100 and BAe146/Avro RJ’s.

KLM UK Engineering has been based at Norwich International Airport for 40 years and employs approximately 400 people and provides line maintenance support throughout the UK. The Company prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high quality product at a competitive price.

VISION - To be the best aircraft maintenance company providing superior solutions for our customers

MISSION - Our customers receive excellent products & services through continuous investment in lean principles

KLM UK Engineering's core values includes outstanding technical skill and exacting quality requirements for the benefit of its customers. Putting your trust in KLM UK Engineering guarantees our commitment to deliver:

  • High levels of professionalism and an acknowledged ability to innovate
  • Top-quality maintenance products and services 
  • Outstanding quality of Customer Care by a team of professionals 100% focused on Customer satisfaction

Sustainable Development Policy

KLM UK Engineering’s policy is aligned with the AIR FRANCE KLM group’s overall Sustainable Development policy.

Safety Policy

Safety Policy is a central concern in maintenance and therefore for KLMUKE, as is the safety of our workforce. Occupational safety is a value shared by all our staff. It is an integral part of day-to-day operations throughout the company. To this end, KLM UK Engineering’s General Management has deployed an Occupational Health and Safety policy based on cooperation and initiative and on cross-functional cooperation between different departments.

1970 
The airline Air Anglia was formed at Norwich International Airport from the merger of three operators – Anglian Air Charter, Norfolk Airways and Rig Air.

1980
Air Anglia merged with British Island Airways, Air Wales and Air Westward to form AirUK, which became the biggest regional airline and the third largest scheduled operator in the UK.

1995
KLM increased its share in AirUK to 45%.

1997
KLM became the sole shareholder of Air UK.

1998
AirUK was renamed KLM UK.

2000
KLM UK launched Buzz, the low cost fleet of BAe146 & Boeing 737.

2003
Buzz was sold to Ryanair.

2003
KLM UK the airline was taken over by KLM Cityhopper and KLM UK became KLM UK Engineering Limited, focusing on heavy maintenance. 

2006
KLM UK Engineering invested £1 million on extending and updating its hangar and workshop facilities and increased its hangar space to accommodate a fifth fully line of maintenance.

2008
KLM UK Engineering obtained the 737 NG approval and carried out its first heavy check in October 2008.

2010
KLM UK Engineering has been providing aircraft maintenance for 40 years for its base in Norwich

2014
KLM UK Engineering obtained the A320 Family approval and carried out its first heavy check in January 2014.

2014
KLM UK Engineering obtained the FAA Repair Station Approval September 2014.

2016
KLM UK Engineering obtain the Embraer 170/190 base maintenance approval with the first maintenance taking place October 2016.

2017
KLM UK Engineering obtain the CASA Part 145 approval to maintain Australian registered aircraft for base maintenance from June 2017.

2017
KLM UK Engineering's Technical Training College relocates to International Aviation Academy Norwich April 2017.

Senior Management

Peter VAN DER HORST

Managing Director

Peter VAN DER HORST

Wayne EASLEA

Operations Director

Wayne EASLEA

Peter MAHONEY

Finance Director

Peter MAHONEY

Ian BARTHOLOMEW

Director Business Development & Sales

Ian BARTHOLOMEW

Jenni KING

Head of Human Resources

Jenni KING

Alex SEGENS

Head of Safety & Compliance

Alex SEGENS

Sales & Marketing

Graham CASBOURNE

Sales Manager

Graham CASBOURNE

Philip SWANSON

Sales Manager

Philip SWANSON

Chris TUBBY

Sales Manager

Chris TUBBY

Annabel LOVE

Marketing & PR Manager

Annabel LOVE

Alex MILLER

Customer Support Manager

Alex MILLER

Colin GAMSON

Customer Support Manager

Colin GAMSON

Technical Training

Ray FLOWER

Head of Technical College

Ray FLOWER

Management

David HOLMES

Base Maintenance Manager

David HOLMES

John HISCOKE

Base Operations Manager

John HISCOKE

Michael GRANT

Workshops Manager

Michael GRANT

Andy SKITT

Finance Manager

Andy SKITT

Mark WALKER

IT Manager

Mark WALKER

Alan SUMPTION

Supply Chain Manager

Alan SUMPTION

Mark FRANCIS

Deputy Safety & Compliance Manager

Mark FRANCIS

Shaun CROWE

Site Maintenance Team Leader

Shaun CROWE

Base Maintenance

Spencer DUFFIELD

Deputy Base Maintenance Manager

Spencer DUFFIELD

Ian BRIGHTON

Project Manager

Ian BRIGHTON

Steve PIPER

Project Manager

Steve PIPER

Kev PRATT

Project Manager

Kev PRATT

Matt HUMMEL

Project Manager

Matt HUMMEL

Andrew PLUME

Project Manager

Andrew PLUME
  • Facility Offers: 3 x Hangars including 5 x heavy maintenance bays, onsite workshops, disassembly & recycling centre and a technical training college situated within the new IAAN (International Aviation Academy Nowich)
  • 350 staff
  • Current Turnover 2017: £28.5 million

Customers

JAN 23-25 2018 Air Finance Conference  DUBLIN No stand  Philip Swanson attending
JAN 23-25 2018 MRO Middle East 2018 DUBAI No Stand

Graham Casbourne attending

FEB 06-11 2018 Singapore Air Show SINGAPORE AFIKLM E&M Stand

No KLMUKE attendees

APR 18-19 2018 ERA Conference  VIENNA No Stand 

KLMUKE attendance

MAY 14-16 2018 Aviation Summit DUBLIN No Stand

KLMUKE attendance

MAY 30-31 2018 AP&M EXPO 2018 LONDON KLMUKE Stand

KLMUKE Team will be attending

JUN 06-07 2018 MRO BEER

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Stand TBC

KLMUKE attendance

OCT 9-11 2018  ERA General Assembly

EDINBURGH

KLMUKE Stand

KLMUKE Team will be attending

OCT 16-18 2018  MRO Europe

AMSTERDAM

AFIKLM E&M Stand

KLMUKE Team will be attending

NOV 13-15 2018 MRO Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE

TBC

TBC