22 November, 2017: Aeromexico has signed EPCOR, a wholly owned subsidiary of KLM Engineering & Maintenance specialising in APU support solutions for maintenance of the APS5000 APUs equipping its fleet of Boeing 787s. The services include APU repairs plus access to a dedicated spares pool and the sale of a spare APU at preferential conditions.
AFI KLM E&M has delivered Aeromexico services in every area of aircraft maintenance. With this latest contract, the two partners are further strengthening their relationship, with Aeromexico entrusting the maintenance of its new 787 APUs to EPCOR. Besides, EPCOR was the only provider of MRO services able to submit an offer that included availability solutions such as the sale of a spare APU to ensure Aeromexico's operational continuity.
Max Alvarez, Aeromexico senior vice president Fleet and Business Development, said, "Guaranteeing aircraft availability is fundamental for Aeromexico as it is for any other airline. In this regard, AFI KLM E&M and EPCOR have satisfied our expectations by coming up with a tailor-made offer that matches our operational requirements."
EPCOR managing director Dennis Wetjens said, "In addition to maintaining the APUs of Aeromexico's fleet of 777s, the airline is now extending the scope of its partnership with EPCOR, adding in the maintenance of the APUs equipping its 787s. We are delighted with this new agreement, which places EPCOR among the global market leaders for APU-dedicated MRO services."