About KLM UK Engineering

About KLM UK Engineering

A leading UK-based MRO offering high-quality services and products 

Based at Norwich International Airport, we are a wholly owned KLM subsidiary that prides itself on having an experienced and skilled team, delivering superior service and high-quality products at a competitive price.

High-quality services 

Providing base maintenance MRO services for Boeing 737 CL, NG, BBJ and MAX, plus Embraer 170 and 190, we have 6 fully equipped modern base maintenance bays across 3 hangars.

Our new workshop facility is fully furnished with the latest equipment to deliver CNC milling, structural and composite repairs plus trim, paint, and component repair.

Supporting customers across a wide range of aircraft types, we offer excellent line maintenance services across the UK.

We have a Part 147 Technical Training College delivering training solutions for all.

Whether you’re at the start of your career and looking for an apprenticeship, want to complete your basic license training, or continue further with your type training, we have the solution for you.

Leadership Team

Wayne Easlea

Managing Director

Wayne Easlea

David Holmes

Base Maintenance and Training Director

David Holmes

Paul Conway

Business Development & Sales Director

Paul Conway

Martin De Jong

Finance Director

Martin De Jong

Gabrielle Zeter

Human Resources Director

Gabrielle Zeter

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.

1999: AirUK Engineering was renamed KLM UK Engineering Limited 26 March 1999.

2006: KLM UK Engineering Limited 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 Limited obtained the 737 NG approval and carried out its first heavy check in October 2008.

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

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

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

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

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

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

2018: KLM UK Engineering Limited celebrates 10 years of Boeing 737NG Base & Line Maintenance - Part145 & Part147

2018: KLM UK Engineering Limited obtains Part145 & Part147 Boeing 737 MAX Approval

2019: KLM UK Engineering Limited celebrates KLM 100 Years & Breaking Ground on new Hangar & Workshops

2021: KLMUK Engineering Limited opens Hangar 9 and New Workshop Facilities


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

To achieve the above, KLM UK Engineering employees follow the values below: