English | Français     Contact us
Print

Press Release

27/03/2019 - KLM UK Engineering & BA CityFlyer Sign New Contract for Line Maintenance Support


AFI KLM E&M subsidiary is delighted to announce the signing of line maintenance contract with BA CityFlyer.

Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich, 27 March 2019 - A European leader in the regional jets & narrow body aircraft market and having an internationally acknowledged expertise on the Boeing 737, Embraer 170/190, BAe146/Avro RJ, Fokker 70/100 & Airbus A320 Family, KLM UK Engineering is delighted to confirm this new contract with BA CityFlyer.
KLM UK Engineering will commence this line maintenance contract with BA CityFlyer at Glasgow on their Embraer fleet from April 2019.

Wayne Easlea, Operations Director at KLM UK Engineering Limited commented: "We are delighted that BA CityFlyer have extended their line maintenance contract with KLM UK Engineering, we have been providing line maintenance support for them at other locations during the last few years and look forward to developing this partnership further during 2019".

Dave Cooper, Head of Engineering Operations at BA CityFlyer said: "We are delighted to extend the current line maintenance support from KLM UK Engineering to cover Glasgow".

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 26 destinations from London City Airport, and are perfect options for both business and leisure travel. BA CityFlyer currently operate a fleet of twenty-one aircraft comprising 76-seat Embraer 170s and 98-seat Embraer 190SR' 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, UK line maintenance, technical training and component repair centre for 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 Airport for over 40 years and employs approx. 380 people and prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high quality product at a competitive price. 
 
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. KLM UK Engineering 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 International Aviation Academy - Norwich.  KLM UK Engineering Technical Training College is a part of AFI KLM E&M network of Technical Training Centers offering complementary capabilities of the training centres located in Paris and Amsterdam, offering a full range of maintenance training courses related to most of the aircraft currently in operations.
www.klmukengineering.com  LinkedIn - klm-uk-engineering-limited  Twitter - @klmukecareers @afiklmem  Instagram - @klmuke @afiklmem 



 

 


More News