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AFI KLM E&M Strengthens Collaboration with Transavia

AFI KLM E&M, Transavia Netherlands and Transavia France continue their longstanding partnership with the signature of two new A320neo component support and engine support agreements for the CFM56-7B and LEAP-1A.

Paris, Amstelveen April 22, 2024 Photo(s): By AFI KLM E&M
Transavia Signing Ceremony

Following the successful launch of Transavia France's A320neo and Transavia Netherlands A321neo operations, AFI KLM E&M proudly announces the extension of their partnership with the signing of two new component support contracts and engine support agreements for the CFM56-7B and LEAP-1A, further solidifying a longstanding relationship. This development further strengthens the established relationship between the entities. The newly inked component and engine support agreements underscore AFI KLM E&M's commitment to delivering tailored solutions aimed at enhancing the operational efficiency and reliability of Transavia's fleet. These agreements encompass a wide array of services designed to ensure flight readiness and optimize maintenance operations for the airline's A320 and A321neo and Boeing 737 aircraft.

Comprehensive Support Solutions

Key components of the support package include repair services, access to component pools, and the provision of a Main Base Kit (MBK). In addition to Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), the support will extend by offering comprehensive coverage and support for Transavia NL and Transavia France's entire A320 and A321 neo fleet. Furthermore, AFI KLM E&M takes great pride in unveiling the finalization of a significant engine agreement encompassing the CFM56-7B with Transavia France and LEAP-1A engines with Transavia NL, Transavia France and KLM. This pivotal contract not only underscores AFI KLM E&M's deep-rooted expertise and prowess in providing comprehensive engine support services, but also serves to cement its position as a trusted and indispensable partner for Transavia NL and Transavia France. Through this agreement, AFI KLM E&M reaffirms its unwavering commitment to ensuring the operational reliability of Transavia's fleet.

Marcel de Nooijer, CEO at Transavia NL, stated: 'As we embark on the next phase of our fleet modernization journey with the introduction of the A321neo aircraft, we are confident in AFI KLM E&M ability to provide comprehensive support that aligns with our operational objectives. This partnership reinforces our commitment to delivering a seamless and reliable travel experience for our customers and our commitment to reduce noise and CO2. We are excited to leverage AFI KLM E&M's expertise to maximize the efficiency and performance of our fleet.'

'We are pleased to further strengthen our partnership with AFI KLM E&M through the signing of the new component and engine support contracts. At Transavia France, operational reliability and efficiency are paramount, and we trust AFI KLM E&M's expertise and commitment to support our fleet's maintenance needs. These agreements underscore our shared commitment to delivering exceptional service and value to our passengers, and we look forward to continuing our successful collaboration with AFI KLM E&M,' expressed Olivier Mazzucchelli, CEO at Transavia France.

Anne Brachet, EVP Air France-KLM Engineering & Maintenance said: 'In forging these latest component and engines support agreements, we are proud to emphasize our continued dedication to delivering unparalleled support and cutting-edge solutions to our esteemed partners. We remain steadfast in our mission to meet the evolving needs of our customers, ensuring the highest standards of quality and reliability across all aspects of our partnership with Transavia NL and Transavia France.'