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16/05/2012 - Aigle Azur Signs With AFI KLM E&M For A320 Component Support

Satisfied Mediterranean airline relies on AFI KLM E&M again for the coming years

Paris, Amstelveen, 16 May 2012 - Aigle Azur has renewed its trust in AFI KLM E&M, signing a component support contract for its fleet of A320s. The new contract is a flight-hour agreement for component support, with pool access and repairs. It also includes major overhauls (C-checks) on a non-exclusive basis. Under the terms of the previous contract, Aigle Azur always called in AFI KLM E&M for these annual checks.


Expertise and experience: AFI KLM E&M's twin strengths on A320
AFI KLM E&M supports approximately 300 A320 family aircraft including customer airlines. Taking care of such a large fleet since a very long time AFI KLM E&M became expert in the maintenance of these aircraft and can call itself a world specialist on A320 component support. Arezki IDJEROUIDENE, Chairman of Aigle Azur said "We were highly satisfied with the services rendered by AFI KLM E&M and therefore wanted to continue the partnership". Amar Chouaki VP Sales Southern Europe adds: "The quality of our services convinced Aigle Azur to extend its trust in us. In addition, the geographic proximity of our repair shops in Paris is a considerable advantage and a guarantee of fast-track responses."


About Aigle Azur
Aigle Azur was founded in 1946 and is today France's second-biggest scheduled airline. Its modern, unified fleet comprises twelve A320s. Aigle Azur serves 30 destinations, mainly in Africa and around the Mediterranean Rim. In 2001, it was taken over by GoFast Group, a supply-chain specialist. The airline currently employs a workforce of 800 and carries some 1.7 million passengers annually.


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