Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich - August 2018 - AFI KLM E&M subsidiary is delighted to announce the signing of a long-term heavy maintenance agreement with Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd.

A European leader in the regional jets and narrow body aircraft market, and having an internationally acknowledged expertise on the Boeing 737, Embraer 170/190, BAe146/Avro RJ, Fokker 70/100 and Airbus A320 Family, KLM UK Engineering is delighted to announce its contract with Alliance Airlines.

KLM UK Engineering will be supporting Alliance Airlines with their Fokker 70/100 aircraft, providing heavy maintenance support in Norwich from summer 2018.

Graham Casbourne, Sales Manager, said 'KLM UK Engineering is delighted to continue to support Alliance Airlines with their Fokker 70/100 maintenance, following on from checks carried out in 2017. This long-term agreement further cements the relationship and trust between our companies and we look forward to developing this further during the contract'.

Lee Schofield, Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Airlines, said 'We are very pleased to lock in this long-term arrangement with KLM UK Engineering. We will be operating Fokker 70/100 for at least the next ten years and the maintenance support provided by KLM UK Engineering will assist us greatly during this time'.