KLM opens new Maintenance Complex for Aircraft Engines at Schiphol

Travel News Asia 3 December 2004

KLM Engineering & Maintenance today officially opened a new maintenance complex for aircraft engines at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The main building, offering 40,000 m of floor space, required a net investment of EUR 75 million.

The new state-of-the-art facility was developed in close cooperation with the US engine manufacturer General Electric, and can handle up to 350 engines a year.

The facility will focus on General Electric engines and will maintain engines for the KLM fleet as well as other airlines. Together with the US manufacturer Pratt & Whitney and also British manufacturer Rolls Royce.

Technical maintenance is one of the three core businesses of KLM and Air France, along with passenger and cargo transportation.

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