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08/23/2018

KLM UK Engineering & Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd Sign Long-term Heavy Maintenance Contract

KLM UK Engineering & Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd Sign Long-term Heavy Maintenance Contract

Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich – August 2018 – AFI KLM E&M subsidiary is delighted to announce the signing of a long-term heavy maintenance agreement with Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd.

KLM UK Engineering will be supporting Alliance Airlines with their Fokker 70/100 aircraft, providing heavy maintenance support in Norwich from summer 2018.

Graham Casbourne, Sales Manager, said ‘KLM UK Engineering is delighted to continue to support Alliance Airlines with their Fokker 70/100 maintenance, following on from checks carried out in 2017. This long-term agreement further cements the relationship and trust between our companies and we look forward to developing this further during the contract.’

Lee Schofield, Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Airlines, said ‘We are very pleased to lock in this long-term arrangement with KLM UK Engineering.  We will be operating Fokker 70/100 for at least the next ten years and the maintenance support provided by KLM UK Engineering will assist us greatly during this time.’

08/02/2018

KLM UK Engineering Provides Line Maintenance Support for TUI

KLM UK Engineering Provides Line Maintenance Support for TUI 

KLM UK Engineering will be supporting TUI with their Boeing 737NG’s aircraft providing line maintenance support in Aberdeen during the summer operation.

Wayne Easlea, Operations Director – ‘KLM UK Engineering will be supporting Boeing 737NG aircraft for TUI at our line maintenance station in Aberdeen. This follow’s previous support for TUI in recent years at our other line stations in the UK & are pleased to be supporting them during their busy summer operations’.


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.

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