Paris, Amstelveen, June 18, 2019 - AFI KLM E&M and Corendon Airlines have renewed and extended the CFM56-7B engine support agreement that has united the companies for several years. The contract provides full engine support services, including the conduction of shop visits and supply of replacement engines, and now covers Corendon Airlines' Turkish and Maltese fleets.
AFI KLM E&M has been providing support for Corendon Airlines via its aeronautic maintenance solutions for several years, for several products including 737NG component support and CFM56-7B engine support. Over the course of these partnerships, the two groups have formed a robust working relationship which has been further strengthened via this new agreement. AFI KLM E&M's experience and dual expertise (MRO-Airline) for the CFM56-7B product are what provide Corendon Airlines with the assurance of premium quality support services - both highly responsive and adapted to the requirements and challenges of their operations.
Yildiray Karaer, co-founder and CEO of Corendon Airlines, stated: "AFI KLM E&M has been supporting Corendon Airlines' company operations for over 7 years, and we know the quality and the expertise that come with the solutions delivered by the group's MRO. AFI KLM E&M constitutes a reliable strategic partner for our companies, and so we are able to renew this partnership in total confidence."
Ton Dortmans, Executive Vice President KLM E&M, added: "This new agreement highlights AFI KLM E&M's ability to form solid, long-term partnerships with its clients despite a very competitive environment. We're delighted to continue supporting Corendon Airlines over the coming years by providing reliable, competitive support services."