Aeroitalia has awarded AFI KLM E&M a contract to provide component support for its fleet of four Boeing 737-800s, supporting the launch of the airline’s commercial aviation operations.
AFI KLM E&M will implement a range of services including components repair, access to a spare parts pool, logistical support and the provision of local component stocks.
“Our dedicated maintenance solutions for the 737 and 737NG are based on a long history of cooperation with a large number of airlines, and are designed to support the needs of each operator in an adaptive way, regardless of their profile or fleet size,” said KLM Engineering & Maintenance’s EVP Ton Dortmans. “We’re delighted to be sharing our expertise with Aeroitalia, and to stand by their side as they write the first chapters in their history.”
Aeroitalia’s CEO Gaetano Intrieri commented: “For a young airline, being able to rely on the experience of a major and historic player in aviation maintenance such as AFI KLM E&M is a token of confidence and peace of mind.
“In addition to the reliability of performance levels their service package provides, the attention paid to our needs and limitations was just as important in order to ensure that we would benefit from a mixture of solutions that was optimally adapted to our operational needs.”