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02/15/2018

KLM UK Engineering & Braathens Regional Sign Contract for Airframe Maintenance

AFI KLM E&M subsidiary is delighted to announce the signing of a long-term airframe maintenance contract with Braathens Regional Airlines.

A European leader in the regional jets & narrow body aircraft market and having an internationally acknowledged expertise on the Boeing 737, Embraer 170/190, BAe146/Avro RJ, Fokker 70/100 & Airbus A320 Family, KLM UK Engineering is delighted to confirm its contract with Braathens Regional.

KLM UK Engineering commenced airframe maintenance checks with Braathens Regional on their BAe 146/ARJ fleet during 2017.

Ian Bartholomew, Director Business Development & Sales commented "We are delighted to have been selected by Braathens Regional to carryout their heavy maintenance checks. We have been supporting Braathens Regional for the last year and look forward to further developing our relationship”.

Ronny Christiansen, Vice President Support - Braathens Regional – “Having been a customer of KLM UK Engineering’s over the last year, we are very pleased to reach this long-term agreement regarding our heavy maintenance programme. KLM UK Engineering has performed a very good quality of work and great flexibility in order to meet Braathens requirements.”

About Braathens Regional Airlines

Braathens Regional Airlines AB is one of Sweden’s leading domestic airlines with a market share of 30 percent. BRA fly to 17 destinations and carries more than 2,2 million passengers annually. In 2016 and 2017 BRA was awarded as the airline with the most satisfied passengers in Sweden. BRA was formed in 2016 after consolidation of ten Swedish regional airlines; Malmö Aviation, Braathens Regional Airways with Golden Air, Sverigeflyg with Gotlandsflyg, Kullaflyg, Blekingeflyg, Kalmarflyg, Flysmåland, Sundsvallsflyg. Through the owner of BRA, Braganza and the family of Per G Braathen, the aviation DNA of BRA reach back as far as to 1946,  when the very first airline of the family was founded, Braathens S.A.F.E. BRA is environmentally certified by ISO 14001 since 2009 and focuses to decrease its environmental impact by 50 percent per passenger km to the year 2025. www.flygbra.se

02/09/2018

KLM UK Engineering & Finnair Sign Line Maintenance

A European leader in the regional jets & narrow body aircraft market and having an internationally acknowledged expertise on the Boeing 737, Embraer 170/190, BAe146/Avro RJ, Fokker 70/100 & Airbus A320 Family, KLM UK Engineering is delighted to confirm its contract with Finnair.

KLM UK Engineering will be supporting Finnair with their Embraer E190 & Airbus A320 Family aircraft providing line maintenance support in Edinburgh commencing early 2018.

Ian Bartholomew, Director Business Development & Sales – ‘KLM UK Engineering Limited will be supporting both Embraer & A320 aircraft for Finnair at our established line maintenance station in Edinburgh. Having been operating at Edinburgh for over 20 years, we are delighted that Finnair are part of our growing customer base and look forward to our future working relationship.’

02/08/2018

KLM UK Engineering implements Nedap’s Luxon light management platform

KLM UK Engineering Limited, a maintenance repair organisation of AFIKLM E&M Network in the United Kingdom, has implemented Nedap’s Luxon light management platform, allowing KLM UK Engineering Limited to manage its new hangar lighting online. The use of connected LED lighting will result in significant energy savings, which is completely in line with the company's sustainability goals.

https://en.nedap-luxon.com/news-and-events/ 

 

01/25/2018

Airline Purchasing & Maintenance Expo 2018

KLM UK Engineering will be attending the 2018 Airline Maintenance & Purchasing Expo at London Olympia Grand Hall on 30th & 31st May.

Please come and visit us at booth D68 to discuss your maintenance and training needs.

 Attendees over the two days will include:

Ian Bartholomew - Director Business Development & Sales

Peter van der Horst - Managing Director

Graham Casbourne - Sales Manager

Chris Tubby - Sales Manager

Annabel Love - Marketing & PR Manager

Kristian Sayer & Anthony Goodrum - Materials Representatives - 30th May Only

12/18/2017

KLM UK Engineering Limited & West Atlantic UK Ltd Sign Contract for Airframe Maintenance

 KLM UK Engineering Limited, AFI KLM E&M subsidiary is delighted to announce the signing of airframe maintenance contract for 2018 with West Atlantic UK Limited.

 A European leader in the regional jets & narrow body aircraft market and having an internationally acknowledged expertise on the Boeing 737, Embraer 170/190, BAe146/Avro RJ, Fokker 70/100 & Airbus A320 Family, KLM UK Engineering is delighted to confirm its contract with West Atlantic UK Limited.

KLM UK Engineering Limited will commence airframe maintenance checks with West Atlantic UK Limited on their Boeing 737 Freighter fleet in January 2018.

Ian Bartholomew, Director Business Development & Sales commented "We are deligthed to have been selected by West Atlantic UK Limited to carryout their heavy maintenance checks in 2018. We have been supporting West Atlantic UK Limited for a number of years and look forward to further developing our relationship”.

Philip Law, Technical Director West Atlantic UK Ltd – “Having been a customer of KLM UK Engineering Limited’s for a number of years, we are very pleased to reach an agreement regarding our forthcoming heavy maintenance programme. We look forward to this being the start of a long-term relationship with respect to the on-going heavy maintenance support of our expanding fleet of Boeing aircraft”.

About West Atlantic UK Ltd

West Atlantic UK Ltd is part of the West Atlantic group which is one of the largest European cargo operators with customers throughout EU. The UK airline operates a fleet of 18 x 737-300 & 400 freighter aircraft and is the launch customer for the 737-800BCF (Boeing Converted Freighter) with the first of four aircraft arriving early in 2018.

KLM UK Engineering Limited (KLMUKE) is the leading UK based Maintenance Repair Organisation (MRO) offering a high quality service and products from its head office location in Norwich, at Norwich Airport. With 5 fully equipped modern heavy maintenance bays across 3 hangars and over over 40 years of experience on many aircraft types, including Embraer 170/190, Boeing 737 All Series, Airbus A320 Family, BAe 146 & Avro RJ and Fokker 70/100 types, KLM UK Engineering Limited (KLMUKE) has a solid customer base. Included in our capability and experience is the ability to carry out heavy modifications either at our Norwich facility or at the operator’s home base. 

There is an extensive on-site Workshop supporting all base maintenance activities, delivering a high quality of modifications, repairs, overhaul, NDT, Paint Shop, Trim Bay, Composite and component repairs.  

KLM UK Engineering Limited (KLMUKE) has been based at Norwich Airport for 40 years and employs approximately 370 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.

KLM UK Engineering Limited (KLMUKE) has an on-site Part 147 Technical Training College delivering BSc (Hons) Professional Aviation Engineering Practice, Aviation Engineering, EASA CAT A, B1.1 & B2 Type Training / Basic courses, Compliance and e-learning training.

10/25/2017

KLM UK Engineering Limited adds Bahrain CAA Approval to its Maintenance Portfolio

KLM UK Engineering Limited adds Bahrain CAA Approval to its Maintenance Portfolio

 Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich – 25 October 2017 – AFI KLM E&M subsidiary is delighted to announce the addition of Bahrain CAA approval to its portfolio from September 2017.

 A European leader in the regional jets & narrow body aircraft market and having an internationally acknowledged expertise on the Embraer 170/190, BAe146/Avro RJ, Fokker 70/100, Boeing 737 & Airbus A320 Family, KLM UK Engineering Limited has extended its services to include Bahrain CAA approval to meet the growing demands from its customer base. This latest offering complements the existing portfolio at KLM UK Engineering Limited’s base maintenance facility, where it can maintain 5 lines of heavy maintenance, provide onsite workshop support and operates a technical training college delivering Part 147.

Graham Casbourne, Sales Manager commented "We currently hold EASA Part 145, FAA and many other worldwide approvals and we are delighted to be adding Bahrain CAA to our extensive portfolio. We will continue to offer a competitive rate, high quality product & short turnaround times to this new market.  We have a wealth of experience delivering heavy maintenance services and it will enable us to broaden our customer base to new regions. We look forward to welcoming our first customer that will benefit from this latest approval addition during October 2017”. 

 

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