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05/05/2017 - Ray Flower Appointed Head of Technical College, KLM UK Engineering Limited

Ray Flower has been appointed Head of Technical College of KLM UK Engineering Limited as of 1st March.

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".

About KLM UK Engineering
KLM UK Engineering Limited is a leading regional aircraft and narrow body MRO, wholly owned by KLM and member of the AFI KLM E&M Network. KLM UK Engineering is an outstanding company with extensive experience and know-how in regional fleet maintenance, with services including base maintenance, line maintenance, component sales, technical training and decommissioning of Boeing 737's, Airbus A320's, Embraer E170/190, Fokker 70/100 and BAe146/Avro RJ's. The Technical Training College based in the new International Aviation Academy - Norwich, continues to shares its knowledge and experience, and supports students with degree & apprenticeship programmes in aircraft engineering, as well as EASA Licenses & initial/continuation training. KLM UK Engineering has been based at Norwich International Airport for over 40 years and employs over 360 people, and has a complete network of UK line stations. The Company prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high quality products at a competitive price.

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