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19/11/2013 - Alpha Star Aviation Services Inks New Contract With AFI KLM E&M

Agreement covers A320 and A340 component support for the Alpha Star VIP fleet.

Paris, Amstelveen, Dubai, 19 November 2013 - Alpha Star Aviation Services has signed an agreement with AFI KLM E&M covering component support services of its A320 family aircraft and an A340 aircraft. Under the terms of the contract, AFI KLM E&M will provide Alpha Star Aviation Services with repair services and access to a spares pool.

Extending a top-quality relationship 
Since its inception in 2010, Alpha Star Aviation Services has often availed itself of AFI KLM E&M's maintenance services. In particular for its overhaul services for CFM56-5B engines and APUs, and has had the opportunity to judge the high levels of quality and responsiveness delivered by the MRO's personnel. The company's satisfaction with the proposed services, combined with AFI KLM E&M's expertise with A320 and A340 products, convinced Alpha Star Aviation Services to maintain its trust with this new contract.
Salem A. Al Muzaini, CEO of Alpha Star Aviation Services, said: "We are delighted to sign with such a highly-regarded MRO as AFI KLM E&M. The decision was especially easy given that over the past three years we have appreciated the performance of AFI KLM E&M, which also drew up a tailor-made offer for us". Franck Terner, Executive Vice President AIR FRANCE KLM E&M, said: "our Group is honored to support Alpha Star Aviation Services' A320/A340 fleet. AFI KLM E&M is delighted to be contributing to the operations and development of Alpha Star Aviation Services, one of the major VIP operators in the Gulf region."

About Alpha Star Aviation Services
Alpha Star Aviation Services, set up in 2010 and based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, specializes in aviation services, offering aircraft management services and private aviation consultation, air ambulance, and charter service. Its fleet comprises of A320, an A340, hawker beach, G550 and ATRs 42 and 72 aircraft.

To find out more, go to www.alphastarav.com

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