Bamboo Airways, a new Vietnamese airline, has signed a deal with Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) to provide component support for its Boeing 787 fleet.
The long-term component contract covers component repair, spares pool access and logistics for a fleet of 14 aircraft. Bamboo Airways is the 21st member to join the AFI KLM E&M 787 Operators Community and will benefit from AFI KLM E&M global network and reliable predictive maintenance tool, Prognos.
“I am very pleased with this significant cooperation and feel confident that AFI KLM E&M would support our 787 operations with superb services of outstanding quality as recognized by many leading aviation industry players” said Eric Dang, CEO of Bamboo Airways.
“With the signing of this important contract, we are honored to support Bamboo Airways and become part of their success story,” said Dominik Wiener Silva, VP Sales Asia-Pacific AFI KLM E&M. “Bamboo Airways is joining our vast community of 787 customers who’ve entrusted AFI KLM E&M for our services,” said . Our group designs adaptive solutions for new generation aircraft.”
“The large number of 787s we support and the related scale effects enable us to offer very competitive 787 services,” said Ton Dortmans, EVP KLM Engineering & Maintenance. “For this contract, Bamboo Airways was also convinced by the multiple benefits of our unique dual profile as 787 MRO and 787 operator.”
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