AFI KLM E&M steps up cooperation with ASL Airlines Belgium for component and repair support maintenance for its Boeing 747-400F and 747-400 ERF fleet.
The Airline-MRO AFI KLM E&M and Belgian airline operator ASL Airlines Belgium have signed an agreement to extend their component support contract covering a fleet of 5 Boeing 747-400F and 747-400ERF. The range of services to be delivered by AFI KLM E&M includes component repairs, dedicated pool access, as well as logistics and line maintenance support. Moreover, ASL Airlines will rely on AFI KLM E&M’s operational expertise.
Renewal a long-standing cooperation
By signing this contract renewal, the two companies are extending a long-standing cooperation, started in 2006 for a fleet of 2 aircraft. The new contract signing includes three additional aircraft into the ASL Airlines Belgium fleet. ASL received its 5th Boeing 747-400 freighter in October 2020.
“Strong cargo market contracts are important for AFI KLM E&M and it is good to see that our reliability and quality is appreciated by the business”, said Maarten Koopmans, AFI KLM E&M Vice President Component Services.
A major player on European market
As an Airline-MRO, AFI KLM E&M has built a strong and high-skilled expertise on the 747-400, as the two companies operated this type of aircraft for over 15 years. To support airline customers throughout the region, AFI KLM E&M developed a comprehensive MRO support infrastructure consisting of repair shops, logistic centres, and customer support teams. AFI KLM E&M designs adaptive solutions to meet customer’s technical requirements and cost constraints.