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10/21/2015

KLM UK Engineering Limited accepts Innovation Award on behalf of the NIAA at the UKTI Investment Awards 2015

Arjan Meijer, Managing Director at KLM UK Engineering Limited, accepts the Innovation Award at the UKTI Investment Awards Dinner 2015. The UKTI Investment Awards dinner was celebrating Dutch companies that have invested or expanded their operations in the UK during the 12 months up until June 2015. The innovation category is an investment project that either brings something new to the market or approaches a sector in an original manner.

The award was in relation to International Aviation Academy Norwich (IAAN) project which represents a ground-breaking partnership between KLM UK Engineering Limited, Norwich  Airport, Aviation Skills Partnership, University of East Anglia and City College Norwich, supported by investment from the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership and local government, to secure a pipeline of trained aviation professionals to support the skills needs of the local economy and wider aviation sector. The NIAA is due to be open in September 2016.Norwich International Aviation Academy

09/10/2015

Wayne Easlea Appointed as Operations Director

 Wayne Easlea, appointed as Operations Director at KLM UK Engineering

 Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich, 10 September 2015 – Wayne Easlea has been appointed Operations Director of KLM UK Engineering Limited, a wholly owned AFI KLM E&M subsidiary specialising in maintenance solutions for regional and narrow body aircraft fleets.

Wayne started his aviation career at KLM UK Engineering (formerly Air UK Engineering) in 1990 as an aircraft maintenance apprentice. After graduating he worked as a licensed Technician and then as a Supervisor in Base Maintenance. In 1998 he moved to Amsterdam to lead a Line Maintenance team of 10. Upon his return to the UK in 2001 Wayne joined the management team, initially as an Aircraft Maintenance Project Manager and then to the role of Production Support Manager.  Since then Wayne has managed the Materials, Stores and Base Maintenance departments and held EASA Form 4 responsibility.  Wayne has a wealth of experience within the company and the industry and will be a great addition to the team. 

On learning of his appointment, Wayne Easlea said: “I am very proud to be appointed Operations Director of KLM UK Engineering Limited. I hope that the knowledge and experience acquired throughout my 25 year career will have a positive impact on the company and its clients. KLM UK Engineering is an outstanding company with extensive experience and know-how in regional fleet maintenance, specialising in Boeing 737, Airbus A320, BAe146/RJ and Fokker aircraft. My main objective is to continue the delivery of quality maintenance and value to our customers and to further develop our capability on new aircraft types.”

 

08/21/2015

KLM UK Engineering Hosts the Prime Minister at their Norwich Facility

KLM UK Engineering were pleased to welcome the Prime Minister to their Norwich based facility today. He met with the Senior Management Team and current & ex-apprentices and also had the opportunity to see, first hand our engineers at work in the hangars.

 

08/05/2015

KLM UK Engineering Limited - Win Third Place at Aviation Cup

 KLM UK Engineering Limited (KLMUKE) took part in Eastern Airways Aviation Cup 5 Aside Tournament on Saturday 11th July in Derby

36 teams played from the airline & aviation industry and KLM UK Engineering Limited finished third, a great result for their first tournament! They played 10 matches, only loosing 1 and went onto win third & forth place play-off. The team were presented with a team/company trophy and individual trophies. KLM UK Engineering Limited looks forward to the 2016 tournament and retaining a place in the top three!

 

06/16/2015

KLM UK Engineering has taken on BA CityFlyer contract in Edinburgh

KLM UK Engineerig expands its line maintenance activities within the UK

 Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich, 16 June 2015 – KLM UK Engineering has signed a 3 year contract with  British Airways’ wholly owned subsidiary BA CityFlyer,to take over the line maintenance for its Embraer E170 & 190 fleet in Edinburgh. Andy Mackay, Operation Director adds, ‘We are pleased to be building on our expanding line maintenance portfolio within the UK and look forward to a long term relationship and future work with BA CityFlyer’. KLM UK Engineering has had a line maintenance station at Edinburgh for over 25 years and is pleased to expand its customer base to include BA CityFlyer. During 2014 KLM UK Engineering welcomed an extensive growth to its line maintenance in the UK and operates supporting hubs at major UK airports.

 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 LondonCity airport. We have expanded our aircraft fleet and route network at LondonCityAirport where we are now officially the largest operator with the highest number of destinations and customers. This year British Airways serves 29 destinations from London City Airport, of which 26 are operated by BA CityFlyer and are perfect options for both business and leisure travel. BA CityFlyer currently operate a fleet of twenty aircraft comprising 76-seat Embraer 170s, 98-seat Embraer 190SR' and 50-seat Saab 2000s 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.

03/12/2015

KLM UK Engineering Awarded Apprenticeship Employer of the Year

KLM UK Engineering has been awarded Apprenticeship Employer of the Year for Large Company (over 250 staff) by City College Norwich at their annual Apprenticeship Awards

 Andy Mackay, Operations Director, KLM UK Engineering said: “We are extremely honoured to have received this award and look forward to our continuing cooperation with City College Norwich and, in the future, the newNorwichInternationalAviationAcademy.  For the apprentices, a 4-year Apprenticeship programme at KLM UK Engineering gives the successful candidates the ability to build a career which is very varied and gives them a great challenge both mentally and physically in maintaining modern jet aircraft.”

Photographed left to right - Arjan Meijer, KLM UK Engineering Managing Director, Andy Mackay, KLM UK Engineering Operations Director & Corrienne Peasgood, Principle at City College Norwich  

 

 

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