Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich, 9 January 2019 - A European leader in the regional jets & narrow body aircraft market and having an internationally acknowledged expertise on the Boeing 737, Embraer 170/190, BAe146/Avro RJ, Fokker 70/100 & Airbus A320 Family, KLM UK Engineering is delighted to confirm this contract extension with West Atlantic UK Limited.

KLM UK Engineering will commence airframe maintenance checks with West Atlantic UK Limited on their Boeing 737 Freighter fleet in February 2019, following on from the contract that started in January 2018.

Ian Bartholomew, Director Business Development & Sales at KLM UK Engineering Limited commented: "We are delighted that West Atlantic UK Limited have further extended their heavy maintenance contract with KLM UK Engineering, we have been supporting West Atlantic UK Limited for a number of years and look forward to providing airframe maintenance solutions to them again when we restart the programme in early 2019".

Nigel Hiorns, Managing Director West Atlantic UK Ltd said: "Having been a customer of KLM UK Engineering's for a number of years now, we are very pleased to announce the continuation of this working relationship and look forward to our aircraft going back to the KLM UK Engineering facilities when our heavy maintenance programme commences in 2019".