AFI KLM E&M subsidiary is delighted to announce the signing of a line maintenance agreement with SAS.
Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich – 26th April 2018 – A market leader in the best total value for money in regional and narrow body aircraft maintenance on the Boeing 737, Embraer 170/190, BAe146/Avro RJ, Fokker 70/100 & Airbus A320 Family, KLM UK Engineering is delighted to confirm its contract with SAS, Scandinavian Airlines.
KLM UK Engineering will be supporting SAS with their Boeing 737 & Airbus A320 Family aircraft providing line maintenance support in Edinburgh & Aberdeen commencing early 2018.
Ian Bartholomew, Director Business Development & Sales – "We will be supporting SAS with both the Boeing & A320 aircraft at our established line maintenance stations in Edinburgh & Aberdeen. We are delighted to support SAS at these line stations and look forward to developing the relationship further over the coming years".
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, technical training and disassembly/recycling of Boeing 737's, Airbus A320's, Fokker 70/100, BAe146/Avro RJ's and Embraer E170/190. KLM UK Engineering has been based at Norwich International Airport for 40 years and employs 380 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 whilst being enhanced with the deployment of Lean Six Sigma throughout.
The technical training college has been in operation for over 30 years, and in this time has directly trained staff and successfully run an in-house apprenticeship scheme. It is currently offering a virtual learning environment product for EASA licenses as well as several Airworthiness courses. KLMUKE is promoting these to the market, both for commercial and military operations. The college has been working with universities & colleges to deliver a foundation course in aircraft engineering & BSc Hons Aircraft Engineering and is part of the new International Aviation Academy - Norwich, which opened in April 2017.