AFI KLM E&M receives approval for Part 21 and Part 145 installation of Wi-Fi solutions aboard Boeing 747, Airbus A320 and A330.
Paris, Amstelveen, 5 April 2017 - AFI KLM E&M offers a Wi-Fi cabin modification service enabling airlines to provide a reliable and efficient IFE offering for their passengers at reduced cost. From design and engineering to production and maintenance, AFI KLM E&M acts as the unique integrator of a solution that can be implemented during scheduled maintenance checks at its own or its clients' facilities. The offer is now available for 747, Airbus A320 and A330 fleets.
Competitive TAT and costs
Through the AFI KLM E&M Wi-Fi cabin modification, an airline provide its passengers with access to an extended portfolio of entertainment content ranging from video to audio, video games, press, etc., on their digital terminals, without having to invest in video equipment that is costly and time-consuming to install. Already chosen by several airlines including Shaheen and Corsair International for their Airbus A330 fleets, the AFI KLM E&M solution can be deployed at competitive cost during short TATs, ensuring aircraft availability and business continuity for client airlines.
Sami Smaoui, AFI KLM E&M Vice President Aircraft Modifications, said : “The Wi-Fi modification offering is the ideal solution for an airline wanting to equip its aircraft with a reliable in-flight entertainment System offering at reduced cost. As a unique source of integration of the solution covering the Part 21 and Part 145 components, AFI KLM E&M already benefits from extensive experience of this type modification. After carrying out a large number of modification projects on A330s, we are now in a position to offer this type of modification on Boeing 747, Airbus and A330 after having received the appropriate Supplemental Type Certificate (STC).”