AFI KLM E&M Signs Xiamen GEnx MRO Contract

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) has signed an agreement to provide MRO services to Chinese carrier Xiamen Airlines' GEnx engines.

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) has signed an agreement to provide MRO services to Chinese carrier Xiamen Airlines' GEnx engines.

The GE-manufactured engines will power the six 787-8 aircraft that Xiamen Airlines has on order. The maintenance deal makes the carrier the launch customer for AFI KLM E&M’s maintenance service on the GEnx at its facility in Amsterdam.

Pieter Elbers, KLM president and CEO, said: “This intensified cooperation with our SkyTeam partner Xiamen Airlines reflects our strategic focus on Asia in general and China in particular, as well as our ambition to further develop our engineering and maintenance business.”

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