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16/01/2015 - AFI KLM E&M Reconfigures A330 Cabin For ACG


Long-standing AFI KLM E&M client, Aviation Capital Group, has signed a new cabin modification contract.

Paris, Amstelveen, 16 January 2015 - AFI KLM E&M's cabin engineering department is contracted for a cabin reconfiguration to one of the aircraft leasing company's A330s. The Paris cabin design team will be in overall charge of both the reconfiguration and the certification procedures. "Our strong relationship with ACG, our pricing, and our ability to adapt to various maintenance situations resulted to a new contracted project. Offering considerable flexibility in this type of work meant we were once again able to work with ACG," said Fabrice Defrance AFI KLM E&M Senior Vice President Commercial. "We are pleased to provide our know-how to our client in a task requiring precision and high quality standards, a crucial factor to ensure the reconfiguration project goes smoothly and to the satisfaction of the customer."

Extending a trust-based relationship
In recent years, Aviation Capital Group has regularly commissioned cabin modification and refurbishment work from AFI KLM E&M. "It is a pleasure to be working once more with AFI KLM E&M on this contract," said ACG's Paul Watkins, Vice President Technical Europe, Africa and Middle East. "We have come to rely on AFI KLM E&M's engineering team for their excellence in cabin reconfiguration."

About ACG
Aviation Capital Group is one of the top aircraft operating lease enterprises in the world with a portfolio in excess of 260 commercial aircraft leased to approximately 90 airlines in 40 countries. ACG also maintains one of the leasing industry's largest new aircraft order books with more than 100 Boeing and Airbus aircraft on order. ACG has an investment grade credit rating from Standard & Poor's and Fitch Ratings and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Life Insurance Company ("Pacific Life"). Founded in 1868, Pacific Life is one of the leading U.S.-based life insurance companies with more than $130 billion in assets as of December 31, 2013.


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