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07/03/2017 - Cambodia Angkor Air Signs With AFI KLM E&M

Cambodian flag carrier chooses the MRO for its A320 component support.

Paris, Amstelveen, 7 March 2017 - AFI KLM E&M has won a very long-term contract covering component support for Cambodia Angkor Air's fleet of A320s. The fleet currently comprises three aircraft, rising to ten within the coming few years. The agreement includes full component support services, repairs and maintenance, pool access, and the provision of a Main Base Kit with local services.

Delivering services as close as possible to need

H.E. Tekreth Samrach, Chairman of Cambodia Angkor Air, said: "We are delighted with these burgeoning partnership relations. AFI KLM E&M was able to convince us with a competitive offering and a service as close as possible to our requirements".
Fabrice Defrance, Senior Vice President Commercial AFI KLM E&M, added:  "We are very proud to enter into a new long-term relationship with Cambodia Angkor Air, contribute to the reliability of its operations and support its development in the fast growing Cambodian market. In winning this fiercely-contested tender, we are proud to prove that a local service is key to a successful partnership".

Cambodia Angkor Air will have access to AFI KLM E&M significant A320 inventory network in Southeast Asia, a major benefit for its clients operating in the region.

About Cambodia Angkor Air

The national flag carrier of Cambodia, Cambodia Angkor Air was founded in 2009 by the Cambodian government and Vietnam Airlines as majority shareholders. The airline serves two domestic routes -Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville - and eight international routes to Vietnam, China and, Thailand with a current fleet of seven aircraft: ATRs and A320 family aircraft.



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