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China Airlines and AFI KLM E&M sign major GE90 engine support contract

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China Airlines and AFI KLM E&M sign major GE90 engine support contract - Maintenance / Trainings publisher
Dana Ermolenko
Aircraft: Airplanes Airline: China Airlines

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.It binds the two parties exclusively over the long term with (PBH) “Power By the Hour” support solutions. This contract covers PBH, such as MRO on engine and LRU, engineering support including spare engine support, transportation, On-Wing and on-site support. China Airlines will also benefit from AFI KLM E&M’s engine predictive maintenance solution Prognos for Engine.

GE90 MRO leader with nearly 450 engines supported

Air France-KLM Group is the second largest GE90 operator in the world. As an airline-MRO, and through an extensive technical development program, AFI KLM E&M has acquired unparalleled resources and expertise in GE90 engine overhaul and maintenance. With its extensive in-house repair, overhaul and test capabilities, AFI KLM E&M provides MRO services supporting nearly 450 GE90 engines of international airline customers. AFI KLM E&M, combining both operator experience and more than 80 years of MRO experience, providing daily operational support to customers, is the largest non-OEM provider of GE90 services. Thanks to its long-standing engineering expertise as an MRO center of excellence, AFI KLM E&M is able to optimize the costs of maintenance programs by avoiding premature removals for overhaul, optimizing shop visit workscopes and minimizing costly parts replacement.

Dominik Wiener Silva, Vice President Sales Asia Pacific AFI KLM E&M commented :“This is a major and historic agreement which 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.”

 



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