Bamboo Airways, the fast-growing new airline in Vietnam, has contracted Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) to provide component support for its Boeing 787 fleet.
The airline has opted for a long-term partnership, and will enjoy access to high-performance services in component repair, logistics and spare parts access through an on-site stock based in Hanoi and several AFI KLM E&M pools located across the world.
“With the signing of this important contract, we are honored to support Bamboo Airways and become part of their success story. Bamboo Airways is joining our vast community of 787 customers who’ve entrusted AFI KLM E&M for our services. Our group designs adaptive solutions for new generation aircraft.” said Dominik Wiener Silva, VP Sales Asia-Pacific AFI KLM E&M.
“The large number of 787s we support and the related scale effects enable us to offer very competitive 787 services,” added Ton Dortmans, EVP KLM Engineering & Maintenance. “For this contract, Bamboo Airways was also convinced by the multiple benefits of our unique dual profile as 787 MRO and 787 operator.”
This long-term component contract, between Bamboo Airways and AFI KLM E&M covers component repair, spares pool access and logistics for a fleet of 14 aircraft. Moreover, Bamboo Airways becomes the 21st member to join the AFI KLM E&M 787 operators’ community.