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KLM UK Engineering & BA CityFlyer Sign New Contract for Base Maintenance Support

Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich, 28 November 2019

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

KLM UK Engineering will provide base maintenance support for BA CityFlyer on their Embraer fleet as part of this long-term contract at its Norwich facility.

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“We are delighted that BA CityFlyer has selected KLM UK Engineering for this long-term casualty / ad-hoc base maintenance support contract. We already provide line maintenance support to BA CityFlyer at various UK locations and are pleased to be developing the partnership further.”

Wayne Easlea

Operations Director at KLM UK Engineering Limited

“The relationship with KLM UK Engineering is strengthening and we are pleased to be working more closely with them for our ad-hoc and casualty base maintenance needs.”

Dave Cooper

Manager Engineering Operations at BA CityFlyer

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-four aircraft comprising 76-seat Embraer 170s and 98-seat Embraer 190SR' following 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.

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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. 400 people and prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high quality product at a competitive price.

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