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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”. 

 

09/08/2017

Ian Bartholomew appointed as Director Business Development & Sales

Ian Bartholomew Appointed Director of Business Development & Sales at KLM UK Engineering Limited

Paris, Amstelveen, 8 September 2017 – Ian Bartholomew has been appointed as Director of Business Development & Sales at KLM UK Engineering Limited as of 11th September. KLM UK Engineering Limited is a wholly-owned AFI KLM E&M subsidiary specialising in maintenance & training solutions for regional and narrow-body aircraft fleets.

Ian started his aviation career at KLM UK Engineering Limited, holding various positions including the role of Materials Manager. In 2003 Ian joined The Monarch Group as Marketing Sales Manager and went on to become Sales & Marketing Director, Commercial Director & finally to Accountable Manager & Managing Director, with Ian’s latest role at Etihad Airways Engineering in the Middle East. Ian has over 30 years of experience in the industry and will be a great asset to KLM UK Engineering Limited.

 On learning of his appointment, Ian Bartholomew said: “I am very proud to be returning to KLM UK Engineering Limited as Director of Business Development & Sales. With my previous experience within the Company and with Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd & more recently with Etihad Airways Engineering I will bring knowledge and experience to the business and look forward to working with the team.’  

KLM UK Enginering Limited 

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.

 

08/30/2017

KLMUKE Apprentices Graduate

KLMUKE Apprentices Graduate after Four Year Training Programme

 

Ten Year 4 Apprentices Graduated this August and are fully employed with KLMUKE as Aircraft Mechanics.

A ceremony was held at the newly opened Internatioal Aviation Academy Norwich with the KLMUKE team.

Congratulations on all the hard work and good luck with you aviation future!

 

06/09/2017

KLM UK Engineering Limited adds CASA Part 145 approval to maintain Australian registered aircraft

KLM UK Engineering Limited adds CASA Part 145 approval to maintain Australian registered aircraft

 Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich 9 June 2017 – KLM UK Engineering Limited is delighted to announce the addition of CASA Part 145 approval to its portfolio from June 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 CASA Part 145 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.

Peter van der Horst, Managing Director commented "We currently hold EASA Part 145, FAA and many other worldwide approvals and we are delighted to be adding CASA Part 145 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”. 

About KLM UK Engineering Limited

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.

05/05/2017

Ray Flower appointed Head of Technical College at KLM UK Engineering Limited

Ray Flower Horst Appointed Head of Technical College,

KLM UK Engineering Limited

 

Paris, Amstelveen, 5 May 2017 – Ray Flower has been appointed Head of Technical College of KLM UK Engineering Limited as of 1st March. KLM UK Engineering is a wholly-owned AFI KLM E&M subsidiary specialising in maintenance & training solutions for regional and narrow-body aircraft fleets. Ray Flower started his career in 1979 and has carried out many aviation training roles within the industry over the last 30 years. Ray’s latest roles include Head of Aviation at Kingston University & Chief Academic Officer (CAO) for Al Ain International Aviation Academy (AAIAA) in the UAE, Engineering Head at Qatar Aeronautical College & Head of Aeronautical Engineering at MTC Oman.

On learning of his appointment, Ray Flower said: “I am very proud to be returning to KLM UK Engineering Limited as Head of Technical College. With my previous experience with the Company and the newly acquired knowledge over the last few years in the Middle East I will bring a valuable contribution to both KLMUKE and its students. Being part of the new International Aviation Academy – Norwich and helping to educate and inspire the next generation of aviation engineers is an exciting prospect and I look forward to the challenge ahead, as well as continuing to support the training of our current staff within the MRO’.

01/13/2017

KLM UK Engineering Signs Virtual Learning Environment Contract for Part 66 Exams

KLM UK Engineering

Signs Virtual Learning Environment Contract for Part 66 Exams

 Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich – 13 January 2017 – KLM UK Engineering is delighted to announce the signing of a long term partnership with Kris Sakti Aviation (Malaysia) 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 (KLMUKE) will support Kris Sakti Aviation by providing experienced examiners to accompany its VLE product, allowing the students to gain their EASA Part 66 B Licence, while helping them to grow as a centre of excellence for the next generation of engineers.

 With over 220 students graduating each year, the programme is equipping the aviation industry with skilled, qualified and competent engineers for the next generation.

 In Kuala Lumpur, Dato’ Sri Mahmud Taib, the chairman of KS Holdings and KS Angkasamudra said: “Aviation engineers are highly trained professionals and with the support of KLMUKE we will provide training and develop individuals to become knowledgeable, skilled and competent. This mutually beneficial collaboration and smart partnership with KLMUKE utilizing their VLE products will enable the trainees to be fast tracked and obtain their EASA part 66 B licences, while helping to grow the next generation of aircraft maintenance engineers which is urgently required in the aviation industry.”

 Whilst Peter Van Der Horst, Managing Director of KLMUKE added: “The partnership with KS Angkasamudra is a huge step forward in our aim to connect KLMUKE’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. KLMUKE wants to leverage its knowledge and experience and connect many more universities and aviation academies to its growing educational centre. This centre will be located within the International Aviation Academy in Norwich from April 2017“

 

About KS Angkasamudra Aviation Academy.

The Kris Sakti Group is involved in a wide spectrum of activities ranging from Aviation, Petroleum, Agriculture and Trading. As its contribution towards realising the aspiration of ‘Nation building through Aviation and Maritime”, the KS group has embarked into human capital skills and competencies development with its own foray into education and training with professional certification, initially through the setting up of KS Angkasamudra Aviation Academy whereby the Aviation Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) is being organised to fill the specific gaps in the professional certification programs. Its vision is to help meet the training and educational needs of the growing international aviation industry, focused on human capital development of Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers in its professional certification programs for the domestic and regional aviation industries.

In complementing its certified aircraft maintenance licence programs at KS Angkasamudra Aviation Academy to be located in Subang, it will also conduct specialised aircraft maintenance skills and management courses with hands-on experimental industrial-type training and apprenticeship. The KLMUKE’s VLE products thus will support and enhance KSAS’s total learning and training environment for the trainees, building skills and competency while leading towards international professional certification for a licensed aircraft maintenance career.

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