EPCOR, the AFI KLM E&M center of excellence for the repair of APUs and pneumatic components, will support China’s second-largest carrier for its Boeing 787 fleet fitted with Pratt & Whitney APS5000 APUs.

Paris, Amstelveen, Shanghai, 05 November 2022 – Recognized worldwide for its expertise on a wide range of APU solutions, EPCOR is happy to welcome yet another new customer onboard. An exclusive contract was signed with China Eastern Airlines, entrusting EPCOR with the support of the APS5000 Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) equipping the airlines’ fleet of Boeing 787-9 aircraft.

Song Shaokun, General Manager of Eastern Airlines Technic Co., Ltd. , stated: “We decided to work with EPCOR for the maintenance of these APUs because of the extensive experience of its engineering teams, its state-of-the-art workshop and the adaptability of its customer-focused solutions”.

Thanks to this new agreement, EPCOR is growing into a true market leader position for global APS5000 MRO services, and further expanding its customer base in the fast-growing Chinese market.

Dominik Wiener-Silva, Managing Director of EPCOR, commented: “We are deeply honored by this new contract. China Eastern Airlines and the Air France-KLM Group share a longtime valued partnership; this maintenance contract takes our partnership to new heights”.