Corsairfly Extends A330 Component Contract with AFI KLM E&M

Service quality clinched the deal for component support.


Paris, Amstelveen, 21 April 2011 – Local presence and top quality. In addition to its proximity to AFI KLM E&M facilities, the quality of the MRO’s service offering played an important role in Corsairfly’s decision to renew the component support contract. AFI KLM E&M has extensive experience with this aircraft type, working both for its parent airlines as well as many clients. During the past years AFI KLM E&M demonstrated its adaptive ability by offering a tailor-made approach in terms of cost, quality and on-time performance.

Empowered teams. Fabrice Defrance, AFI KLM E&M Senior Vice President Commercial, said: “The renewal of this contract by a long-standing client demonstrates their trust in the capabilities of the staff at AFI KLM E&M, who have dedicated themselves to satisfying this client on a daily basis.”

Géry Mortreux, Corsair Technical Director confirmed that “Corsair is very happy to extend this A330 Component support, thanks to the very good service level and customer care that AFI KLM E&M has always demonstrated, for the best operator performance and satisfaction”.

About Corsairfly. As the second-largest scheduled French airline, and a specialist in international long-haul services, Corsairfly, TUI TRAVEL PLC group, the world largest tour operator, operates a fleet of six Boeing 747-400s and two Airbus A330-200s. Corsairfly operates scheduled flights to the French West Indies, Reunion Island, Mauritius, Mayotte, Madagascar, the Dominican Republic, Canada, Senegal and the US (Miami).

About AFI KLM E&M. Air France Industries and KLM Engineering & Maintenance, which joined forces following the Air France KLM merger, are world-leading multi-product MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul) providers with a joint workforce of over 14,000, offering comprehensive technical support for airlines, ranging from engineering and line maintenance to engine overhaul, as well as the management, repair and supply of aircraft components, structured around a powerful logistics network. AFI KLM E&M supports more than 1,230 aircraft operated by 150 major international airlines. www.afiklmem.com

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