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06/14/2018

KLM UK Engineering & easyJet Sign Line Maintenance Agreement

KLM UK Engineering & easyJet Sign Line Maintenance Agreement

KLM UK Engineering is delighted to confirm a line maintenance contract with easyJet, for the support of their Airbus A320 Family aircraft at Aberdeen & look forward to developing this relationship further over the coming years.

04/26/2018

KLM UK Engineering & SAS Sign Line Maintenance Agreement

AFI KLM E&M subsidiary is delighted to announce the signing of a line maintenance agreement with SAS.

KLM UK Engineering will be supporting SAS with their Boeing 737 & Airbus A320 Family aircraft providing line maintenance support in Edinburgh & Aberdeen commencing early 2018.

Ian Bartholomew, Director Business Development & Sales – "We will be supporting SAS with both the Boeing & A320 aircraft at our established line maintenance stations in Edinburgh & Aberdeen. We are delighted to support SAS at these line stations and look forward to developing the relationship further over the coming years".

04/13/2018

KLM UK Engineering Partners with Vision Concept Aviation Training Institute (VCATI)

 

April 2018 – KLM UK Engineering is delighted to announce the signing of a long-term partnership with VCATI for the provision of EASA Part 147 exams supported by KLM UK Engineering’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Software.

Under the agreement KLM UK Engineering will support VCATI’s successful Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering and Advanced Diploma in Aircraft Engineering Technology programmes by providing experienced examiners and VLE to allow the students to gain their EASA Part 66 B1.1 & B2 licence.

VCATI has arrangements in place to supplement the online training with tutorials from industry veterans so that students can qualify while they are employed in good time with top results. Captain Mohamed Obaid Al Suwaidi, Founder of VCATI says “We are committed to the needs of the aviation industry. We launched our student courses last year with intake for the A1 & A2 aircraft maintenance engineering program due to high industry demand and employment potential in the field. Our partnership with KLM UK Engineering to offer B1.1 & B2 qualifications online will open opportunities to hundreds of technicians and workers in the aviation industry to enhance their careers by qualifying for high potential jobs. Our own students acquiring A1 & A2 licenses next year can take up employment and pursue a higher qualification without having to take a gap year.”

Whilst, Ian Bartholomew, Director Business Development & Sales of KLM UK Engineering added: “The partnership with VCATI is another step forward in our aim to connect KLM UK Engineering’s VLE products to many young engineers in the UK and abroad. The industry needs many good engineers for the future to accommodate the growing worldwide fleet and to replace inevitable retirements. KLM UK Engineering wants to leverage its knowledge and experience by connecting many more academies to its growing educational centre at its head office in Norwich. “

03/12/2018

KLM UK Engineering & BA CityFlyer Sign Line Maintenance Extension

AFI KLM E&M subsidiary is delighted to announce the signing of an extension to its line maintenance agreement with BA CityFlyer.

Market leaders in the best total value for money in regional and narrow body aircraft maintenance 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 BA CityFlyer and pleased to announce they have reached agreement to increase the level of line maintenance support they are providing BA CityFlyer on their ERJ170/190 aircraft.

Alan Lawson, Line Maintenance Manager – ‘KLM UKE is delighted to continue its working relationship with BA CityFlyer at its Edinburgh line station and look forward to many more years of working together’.

About BA CityFlyer

Launched on 5th March 2007, BA CityFlyer is a wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways operating a network of UK domestic and European services from London City airport. We have expanded our aircraft fleet and route network at London City Airport where we are now officially the largest operator with the highest number of destinations and customers. This year British Airways serves 26 destinations from London City Airport, and are perfect options for both business and leisure travel. BA CityFlyer currently operate a fleet of twenty-one aircraft comprising 76-seat Embraer 170s and 98-seat Embraer 190SR' following extensive recent fleet expansion. BA CityFlyer also operates a variety of charter services from airports around the UK on behalf of other airlines, tour operators and private clients.

03/07/2018

KLM UK Engineering & Monks & Crane Sign a Commercial Goods Consignment Contract

AFI KLM E&M subsidiary is delighted to announce the signing of a Commercial Goods Consignment Contract with Monks & Crane.

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 Monks & Crane.

KLM UK Engineering has been working in partnership with Monks & Crane for a number of years already.

Alan Sumption, Supply Chain Manager commented "We are delighted to continue our relationship with Monks & Crane and now have an opportunity to move forward with solutions that will improve our supply chain efficiiency. We have always appreciated the way Monks & Crane work with us to help improve our business”.

Andy Smith, Account Manager at Monks & Crane – “Having been an existing supplier to KLM UK Engineering over the years, we are delighted to reach a further long-term agreement regarding the supply of aid to production materials. Monks & Crane and KLM UK Engineering work very closely together to achieve a shared vision of driving cost down, and to continually improve our supply chain solution. On behalf of Monks & Crane I would like to thank the KLM UK Engineering team for their continued support, and also for creating a wonderful partnership”

About Monks & Crane

Monks & Crane supply engineering consumable products and aid-to production materials to industry. Our product range incorporates the following; Abrasives, Adhesives, Air Tools, Cutting Tools, Fasteners, Hand Tools, Janitorial, Oils & Lubicants, Power Tools, PPE, Precision & Welding

The company provides in-depth 'added value services' including: consignment stock, stores management, technical support, management information, vending hardware/ecommerce systems and JIT (ship to store, ship to line) solutions.

Monks & Crane provide our services to a premium portfolio of customers within the various market sectors including Aerospace and Aircraft Maintenance.

  

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

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