March 25, 2013
Corendon Airlines signs CFM56-7 engine support contract with AFI KLM E&M
Corendon Airlines has signed a long-term contract with AFI KLM E&M. The Turkish carrier currently operates five Boeing 737-800s with CFM56-7 engines. The contract includes two types of services. The first, dubbed “Core Performance Restoration”, is an intermediate maintenance procedure between a complete overhaul and on wing maintenance. The second, known as “Life Cycle Parts Replacement” involves replacing used engine parts after a given number of cycles. Corendon Airlines is a Turkish airline founded in 2000. Its fleet comprises ten Boeing 737s: five Boeing 737-800s, two Boeing 737-400s, and one Boeing 737-300. Plus two Boeing 737-800s are flying for sister airline, Corendon Dutch Airlines.