AFI KLM E&M To Maintain MAZ Engines

Paris, Amstelveen, Dubai, 21 November 2013 - MAZ Aviation recently inked a contract with AFI KLM E&M to carry out maintenance checks on a total of four of its CFM56-5C jet engines.

MAZ Aviation specializes in aviation advisory services for airlines operating VIP aircraft fleets and has high expectations of the providers of aircraft maintenance services with which it works, in terms of efficiency and speed. On this market, AFI KLM E&M has demonstrated its ability to adapt by providing competitive, fast-track solutions tailored to customer requirements. The group's expertise in maintenance, repair and overhaul of engines in the CFM56-5 series of aircraft engines is a guarantee of outstanding performance to ensure efficient support of MAZ operations.

Flexibility and competitiveness 

MAZ Senior Vice President, Mr. Shabbir Pirmohamed, said the Group was delighted "to have signed up with an internationally reputed and acknowledged provider of maintenance services. As a company providing private aviation advisory services, we have every confidence in AFI KLM E&M and its ability to provide timely and top-flight support."

Fabrice Defrance, Senior Vice President Commercial AFI KLM E&M, said: "We are very pleased to embark on this cooperation exercise with MAZ, a well-known VIP aviation consultancy, and are looking forward to a long-term relationship."

About MAZ Aviation
MAZ Aviation specializes in advisory and support services for airlines operating VIP aircraft. MAZ offers its services all over the world from its regional offices, based in Saudi Arabia, as well as sister companies based in the US, Bermuda, Cayman, India, Africa, and Europe.

Air France Industries and KLM Engineering & Maintenance, which joined forces following the AIR FRANCE KLM merger, are major multi-product MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul) providers. With a joint workforce of over 14,000, AFI KLM E&M offers 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 almost 1,300 aircraft operated by 150 major international and domestic airlines.  or