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17/02/2016 - Malaysia's Eaglexpress Air Signs First Contract with AFI KLM E&M

AFI KLM E&M to provide component support for Malaysian carrier's A330s.

Paris, Amstelveen, Singapore, 17 February 2016 - The component support contract, signed during the Singapore Airshow, includes component repair, access to AFI KLM E&M's global A330 spares pool and a main base kit to be located at Jeddah. The support contract covers the six aircraft recently acquired by Eaglexpress Air.  Under the terms of the agreement, Eaglexpress Air will benefit from AFI KLM E&M's logistic centres in Dubai and Singapore.

A first contract to cement the cooperation
"We were won over by AFI KLM E&M's solid reputation in Asia Pacific on the A330 market, the company's regional and global presence, and the solutions it offers," said Captain Azlan Zainal Abidin, CEO Eaglexpress Air.

AFI KLM E&M SVP Commercial, Fabrice Defrance confirmed that "We are signing the start of a mutually beneficial cooperation. We are delighted at the idea of exploring the opportunities presenting themselves to our two companies."

About Eaglexpress Air:
Eaglexpress Air Charter Sdn Bhd is a private, global Umrah/Hajj charter operator, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Eaglexpress Air Charter is an Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance and Insurance (ACMI) operator. Eaglexpress Air was incorporated in August 2011, and granted its Aircraft operating Certificate (AOC) and Aircraft Service Permit (ASP) to operate non-scheduled air services for passenger and cargo in August 2012 by Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation.
Eaglexpress Air operates 3x Boeing 747-400 and 1x A330-200. Eaglexpress Air plans to expand its A330 fleet to 12 aircraft in the next 5years.

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