Thai Airways International contracts 787 component support with AFI KLM E&M

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By admin February 5, 2015 21:34

Thai Airways International contracts 787 component support with AFI KLM E&M

The long-term contract signed between Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) and AFI KLM E&M involves component availability and repair services for the eight Boeing 787 aircraft ordered by the Thai flag carrier, with four of them already in operation.

The agreement covers a significant scope of parts in support of THAI 787 operations including consumables, rotables, tooling & equipment, as well as APU and engine nacelle support, making AFI KLM E&M the one-stop shop for the Dreamliners of its new long term customer.

Chalermpon Intarawong, Executive Vice President, THAI Technical, said: “I am very pleased with this significant cooperation and feel confident that AFI KLM E&M would provide the superb services with outstanding qualities as recognized among aviation industries.”

This agreement constitutes the first genuine cooperation between the two airlines and strengthens AFI KLM E&M’s already strong position in Asia.

Franck Terner, Executive Vice President AIR FRANCE KLM Engineering & Maintenance, added: “We are honoured by this mark of trust on the part of Thai Airways, concerning this new-generation product that is rapidly coming on stream among the leading international airlines.”

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By admin February 5, 2015 21:34