Comprehensive and effective maintenance program for the latest generation of aircraft were decisive in the choice of AFI KLM E&M
Paris, Amstelveen, Miami 14 April 2015 - AFI KLM E&M has been declared 2015 MRO of the Year by Aviation Week in its Outstanding Airline Maintenance category. The award was presented to Mr. Franck Terner EVP Engineering & Maintenance AIR FRANCE KLM during the awards ceremony, held at the same time as Aviation Week's MRO Americas 2015 Conference & Exhibition, April 14, in Miami, Florida USA.
The Aviation Week MRO of the Year Awards honors the best MRO and aftermarket entities around the world for value-adding achievements and innovations. Each year, Aviation Week solicits award nominations from its readers and from the MRO industry in general. This year AFI KLM E&M was chosen by Aviation Week for setting up a comprehensive and effective maintenance program for the latest generation of aircraft, including the A380, Boeing 787 and A350.
Through this award, industry professionals on the MRO market have recognized AFI KLM E&M's continuous efforts to improve its maintenance offer. Service quality, the ability to align its product and service offer to the real needs of existing and new generation aircraft are central to Group concerns.
Franck Terner, Executive Vice President AIR FRANCE KLM Engineering & Maintenance, said: "We are very proud that with this award by Aviation Week, industry professionals on the MRO market have again recognized our continuous efforts to improve our maintenance offer for the benefit of our customers worldwide. Thanks to their dual MRO-Airline culture, our highly skilled staff is always seeking to invent better maintenance solutions and is constantly striving to further develop our capabilities. This award will encourage everyone within AFI KLM E&M to continue on this ambitious path".