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08/04/2014 - Sunwing Airlines renews its trust in AFI KLM E&M

The Canadian company extends its components support contract for its 4 new Boeing 737-800s.

Paris, Amstelveen, 8 April 2014 - The agreement includes the repair and overhaul of components on Sunwing's four new Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft, with pool access and the provision of a Main Base Kit in Toronto.

Satisfaction and confidence
Satisfaction in terms of quality of performance and service delivered by AFI KLM E&M was a decisive factor for Sunwing Airlines. The two companies have established excellent relationships at all levels under their contract, which was previously renewed in 2011. Mark Williams, President of Sunwing Airlines, said: "AFI KLM E&M has demonstrated its support capacity and I am very pleased to continue our partnership". Marek Grzesiowski, Vice President for Maintenance & Engineering at Sunwing Airlines, added: "we decided to renew our current contract, basing ourselves on the level of service, quality and flexibility of AFI KLM E&M".

A lasting relationship
For its part, AFI KLM E&M is very happy to sustain this customer with strong growth potential, which has a constantly increasing fleet plan. Fabrice Defrance, Senior Vice President Commercial AFI KLM E&M, said: "We are delighted to continue our relationship with Sunwing, which has become a preferred partner. The renewal of this contract is a strong sign of their confidence in our company and the good relations that have been created between the two groups".

About Sunwing Airlines
Sunwing Airlines has been offering affordable 'high frills' flights since 2005. Operating convenient direct flights from almost 40 cities in North America, to over 30 vacation destinations, savvy travellers choose Sunwing because of the airline's unbeatable prices, reliability and award winning service. Sunwing's modern fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft have helped the airline achieve an outstanding performance record for on-time departures, as well as increased fuel efficiency, contributing to the carrier's low fares.

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