Paris, Amstelveen, 29th of March 2023 – Corendon Airlines and AFI KLM E&M announced the signing of a new contract. AFI KLM E&M, a long-time partner of Corendon Airlines, will be in charge of shop visits for six additional CFM56-7B engines. Two of the engines are in service with Corendon's Turkish fleet, while the other four are owned by its Maltese subsidiary Corendon Airlines Europe. The services will be performed at AFI KLM E&M's engine shop in Amsterdam over the next several months.
For the record, AFI KLM E&M is one of the world's leading providers of maintenance services for CFM56-7B engines, serving numerous airlines and operators worldwide.
Yildiray Karaer, co-founder and CEO of Corendon Airlines, said: “Beyond the technical quality of the offer, we appreciate the frank and direct relationship offered by AFI KLM E&M. Their experts are always very clear upstream about what is and is not possible - a transparency that is essential for us to make our operations reliable.”
Ton Dortmans, Executive Vice President KLM E&M, added: “It is an honor for us to retain the trust of Corendon. Our teams know this customer well, and were eager to respond to this new demand with an offer exactly adapted to their needs and those of their new aircraft.”