Peter van der Horst has been appointed Managing Director of KLM UK Engineering Limited as of July the 1st
Paris, Amstelveen, 29 June 2016 - Peter van der Horst has been appointed Managing Director of KLM UK Engineering Limited as of July the 1st . KLM UK Engineering is a wholly-owned AFI KLM E&M subsidiary specializing in maintenance solutions for regional and narrow-body aircraft fleets. Peter van der Horst started his career in 1985 with Martinair were he held several operational management positions followed by: Director Cargo Operations, Director Aircraft Maintenance, Director Technical Operations and VP Maintenance and Engineering. In 2013 he moved to KLM E&M and was appointed as VP Line Maintenance.
On learning of his appointment, Peter van der Horst said: "I am very proud to be appointed Managing Director of KLM UK Engineering Limited. I hope that the knowledge acquired in my previous functions will bring a valuable contribution to KLM UK and its clients. Quality and predictability of an MRO services provider are extremely important factors for guaranteeing the operational performance of an airline. Therefore my aim is to continuously improve and adapt our services to the expectations of our 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. KLM UKE is an outstanding company with extensive experience and know-how in regional fleet maintenance, ranging from Fokker to Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircraft. Through its on-site Technical Training College in partnership with Kingston University, KLM UKE shares its knowledge and experience, and supports students to get a degree in aircraft engineering. 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 UKE prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high quality product at a competitive price.