November 20, 2014
AFI KLM E&M awarded EASA certification for GEnx maintenance
The GEnx new-generation powerplant that will equip the AIR FRANCE KLM fleet of Boeing 787s from the end of next year represents another step towards the future in MRO terms. AFI KLM E&M teams will be capable for maintenance, repair and overhaul at its Schiphol engine shop. As first step AFI KLM E&M has obtained its first Quick Turn (QT) capability in October. Final testing will be carried out at AFI KLM E&M’s test cell in Paris, the only one in Europe to be approved besides General Electric’s own. AFI KLM E&M’s GEnx expertise will also cover engine component requirements, through its CRMA subsidiary and AFI KLM E&M’s repair centres of excellence in Amsterdam and Paris. On the strength of these combined capabilities in its global MRO network, AFI KLM E&M can provide comprehensive, effective engine support solutions to fully satisfy its clients’ expectations.