Paris, Amstelveen, 17 October 2018 - AFI KLM E&M's specialized EPCOR subsidiary delivering MRO solutions for pneumatic components and auxiliary power units (APU) and NEOS today officially signed a maintenance agreement at the MRO Europe trade show in Amsterdam covering the APUs of the Italian carrier's fleet of Boeing 787s. The contract covers repairs for the APUs equipping NEOS's 787s, two of which it currently operates, with two others awaiting delivery.

Dual product expertise
EPCOR is a world leading specialist in APU maintenance and has developed extensive know-how on a wide range of products, including latest-generation systems such as the APS5000. For this type of APU, EPCOR has dual technical and operational expertise as a provider of MRO solutions backed by an airline operating the 787, and has already convinced a number of airlines worldwide, who are reassured by this guarantee of quality and understanding of operational requirements.

Ivan Albini, NEOS Continuous Airworthiness Post Holder, said: "EPCOR's experience in the field of APU maintenance in general and the APS5000 in particular, is for NEOS a precious guarantee of trust. In signing up with EPCOR, we feel assured of benefitting from high-level services that integrate our needs as an airline."

EPCOR Managing Director Martijn de Vries added: "We are delighted to welcome NEOS among our customers and that the airline has expressed its trust in us. EPCOR is a world leader on the APS5000 in terms of service quality, and we will make sure we offer NEOS the best possible support."