Paris, Amstelveen, Miami, 11 February 2019 - Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) a major aviation industry player, has entered into an exclusive maintenance agreement with Viva Air Group, a low cost airline based in Colombia and Peru that includes the support of airframe components and logistical services.

"AFI KLM E&M provides the solutions for the unique operational and logistical challenges we often face in the region. Setting up the program within a very short time period to meet our deadlines and budget. Their quality of service that has come from several years of experience supporting LCC operations makes AFI KLM E&M the right partner for our airline. This partnership will bring even more consistency to our operation, and will allow Viva Air to maintain its very high On Time Performance level's." says Nicolas Takahashi, Viva Air's VP of Engineering & Maintenance.

The component support agreement takes advantage of AFI KLM E&M strategic location in the Americas through its Miami-based subsidiary, Barfield, as well as its component and logistical expertise.

"We are very proud of the services we will be providing to Viva Air. Our main focus is to provide Viva Air with the best program services available," says Franck Becker, AFI KLM E&M's VP of Sales in the Americas.