October 24, 2017: Aerolineas Argentinas, national flag carrier of Argentina and AFI KLM E&M have signed an exclusive agreement organising closed loop repairs for the APUs equipping the carrier's entire fleet. The repair services will be provided by EPCOR, the AFI KLM E&M subsidiary specialising in APU support solutions.
This latest contract extends the long-standing relationship developed between the two groups, which have cooperated in the MRO sphere for many years on all types of products, from engine and component maintenance to APU overhauls.
Hernan Flombaum, Aerolineas Argentinas Components and Engines Provisioning manager, said, "Throughout our business relationship, AFI KLM E&M has always demonstrated its ability to design and deliver high value-added MRO services."
Dennis Wetjens, managing director, EPCOR, added, " This is a further illustration of the quality of our services, and we will strive to show that we are worthy of that trust."
EPCOR is a fully-owned subsidiary of KLM Engineering & Maintenance, part of the AIR FRANCE KLM group, holding EASA, CAAC, CAAV and FAR 145 certification. Within the group, EPCOR provides MRO support for the APUs and pneumatic systems of a wide range of commercial aircraft. EPCOR maintains Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) on B737NG, B777, 787, A320 (GTCP131-9A & APS3200), A330, A340 and the APS2300 for the Embraer 170/190 aircraft.