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16/06/2015 - KLM UK Engineering has taken on BA CityFlyer contract in Edinburgh

KLM UK Engineerig expands its line maintenance activities within the UK.

Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich, 16 June 2015 - KLM UK Engineering has signed a 3 year contract with  British Airways' wholly owned subsidiary BA CityFlyer, to take over the line maintenance for its Embraer E170 & 190 fleet in Edinburgh. Andy Mackay, Operation Director adds, 'We are pleased to be building on our expanding line maintenance portfolio within the UK and look forward to a long term relationship and future work with BA CityFlyer'. KLM UK Engineering has had a line maintenance station at Edinburgh for over 25 years and is pleased to expand its customer base to include BA CityFlyer. During 2014 KLM UK Engineering welcomed an extensive growth to its line maintenance in the UK and operates supporting hubs at major UK airports.

About BA CityFlyer
Launched on 5th March 2007, BA CityFlyer is a wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways operating a network of UK domestic and European services from London City airport. We have expanded our aircraft fleet and route network at London City Airport where we are now officially the largest operator with the highest number of destinations and customers. This year British Airways serves 29 destinations from London City Airport, of which 26 are operated by BA CityFlyer and are perfect options for both business and leisure travel. BA CityFlyer currently operate a fleet of twenty aircraft comprising 76-seat Embraer 170s, 98-seat Embraer 190SR' and 50-seat Saab 2000s following extensive recent fleet expansion. BA CityFlyer also operates a variety of charter services from airports around the UK on behalf of other airlines, tour operators and private clients.

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. Services include base maintenance, line maintenance, and component sales, technical training and decommissioning of Boeing 737's, Airbus A320's, Fokker 70/100 and BAe146/Avro RJ's. KLMUKE has been based at Norwich International Airport for 40 years and employs over 400 people, plus has a complete network of UK line stations. KLM UK Engineering prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high quality product at a competitive price.

www.klmukengineering.com / www.linkedin.com/company/klm-uk-engineering-limited

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