AFI KLM E&M and China Airlines have signed a formal agreement to support the GE90 engines powering the airline’s fleet of Boeing 777F aircraft.
The exclusive long-term agreement will cover the carrier’s entire Boeing 777F fleet.
It binds the two parties exclusively over the long term with (PBH) “Power By the Hour” support solutions. The contract covers PBH, such as MRO on engine and LRU, engineering support including spare engine support, transportation, On-Wing and on-site support. The airline will also benefit from AFI KLM E&M’s engine predictive maintenance solution Prognosâ for Engine.
Air France-KLM Group is the second largest GE90 operator in the world. AFI KLM E&M has acquired resources and expertise in GE90 engine overhaul and maintenance and supports nearly 450 GE90 engines of international airline customers.
Dominik Wiener Silva, Vice President Sales Asia Pacific AFI KLM E&M said he was delighted with this “major and historic agreement that demonstrates the high value and reputation of AFI KLM E&M’s services in the global market, especially in Asia.
“We have worked hard to adapt our offer to the needs of China Airlines. We have demonstrated that our solutions offer the best guarantees in terms of reliability and performance. We are honored that China Airlines, a new AFI KLM E&M customer, has placed its trust in us by awarding us this major contract,” Silva added.
“AFI KLM E&M’s ability to provide us with a dedicated and customized support program and adhesion to our bidding process gave us confidence,” said Wang, Houng, Senior Vice President China Airlines Engineering & Maintenance Organization. “We worked closely and transparently with them to get a better understanding of each party’s expectations. We are confident that this understanding, combined with AFI KLM E&M’s expertise and skills in GE90 maintenance, will contribute positively to the effectiveness of the support we will be offered.”
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