KLM UK Engineering

KLM UK Engineering

KLM UK Engineering Limited is a 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 Boeing 737’s, Airbus A320's, Fokker 50/70/100 and BAe146/Avro RJ’s.

KLMUKE has been based at Norwich International Airport for 40 years and employs approximately 395 people and provides line maintenance support throughout the UK. KLMUKE prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high quality product at a competitive price.

KLM UK Engineering's core values includes outstanding technical skill and exacting quality requirements for the benefit of its customers. Putting your trust in KLMUKE 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, KLMUKE’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, focussing on heavy maintenance. 

2006
KLMUKE 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
KLMUKE obtained the 737 NG approval and carried out its first heavy check in October 2008.

2010
KLMUKE has been providing aircraft maintenance for 40 years for its base in Norwich

Senior Management

Arjan MEIJER

Managing Director

Arjan MEIJER

Andy MACKAY

Operations Director

Andy MACKAY

Peter MAHONEY

Finance Director

Peter MAHONEY

Kerry FLOWER

Head of Human Resources

Kerry FLOWER

Sales & Marketing

David SPALDING

Sales Director

David SPALDING

Graham CASBOURNE

Sales Manager

Graham CASBOURNE

Walter TESSELHOFF

Sales Manager

Walter TESSELHOFF

Alex MILLER

Assistant Sales Manager

Alex MILLER

Technical Training

Simon RHODES

Head of Technical College

Simon RHODES

Management

Mark FRANCIS

Base Maintenance Manager

Mark FRANCIS

Duncan RAE

Base Maintenance Manager - Production Support

Duncan RAE

Chris BURR

Workshops Manager

Chris BURR

Alex SEGENS

Safety & Compliance Manager

Alex SEGENS

Wayne EASLEA

Materials Manager

Wayne EASLEA

Andy SKITT

Finance Manager

Andy SKITT

Tony CABLE

HSE & Site Manager

Tony CABLE

Mark WALKER

IT Manager

Mark WALKER

Base Maintenance

John HISCOKE

Project Manager

John HISCOKE

Dave MORLEY

Project Manager

Dave MORLEY

Steve PIPER

Project Manager

Steve PIPER

Iain FAIRNIE

Project Manager

Iain FAIRNIE

Ian BRIGHTON

Project Manager

Ian BRIGHTON
  • Facility Offers: 3 x Hangars including 5 x heavy maintenance bays, onsite workshops, dismantling & recycling centre and a technical training college
  • 395 staff
  • Turnover in 2012: £27.5 million

Customers