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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.

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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”. 

 

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.

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