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Ethiopian Airlines Chooses AFI KLM E&M For Next-Generation 737 Component Services

Posted 18 November 2016 · Add Comment

AFI KLM E&M and Ethiopian Airlines have signed a long-term component services contract covering a fleet of 28 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft.

The contract is placed in the framework of the Component Services Program (CSP), the exclusive program operated jointly by AFI KLM E&M and Boeing for 737 component support. Ethiopian will thus be able to count on all-round support for its operations, including part repairs and fast-track access to the 737 spares pool.

 
Renewing trust 
 
AFI KLM E&M’s proven track record on support for 737 fleets, combined with a highly competitive package, was the clincher for Ethiopian Airlines. 
 
Mesfin Tasew, Ethiopian’s COO, said: “We have forged a strong relationship with AFI KLM E&M, which is already handling engine and APU support for us. We are convinced that we have made the best choice and are delighted to be extending our partnership.” 
Fabrice Defrance, AFI KLM E&M Senior Vice President Commercial, added: “We are guaranteeing effective support and transparent communication for Ethiopian. The airline appreciates the dedication of our workforce, who ensure the smooth operation of the CSP.” 
 
With this contract, AFI KLM E&M has added a new flag carrier to its portfolio of component support clients, paving the way for an even more promising future in the Africa market. 
 
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