AFI KLM E&M leads the annual survey conducted among industry professionals.
AFI KLM E&M proudly received the 2019 'Overall MRO Provider of the Year' Award granted by Airline Economics and MRO Global. This distinction, voted for by acclaimed industry professionals, recognises the year's most outstanding performers in the aerospace industry by ranking the top ten performers in each category with the winner receiving a coveted outstanding achievement award. The readers vote marks a recognition for AFI KLM E&M's continued efforts to improve the MRO market's overall performance.
The award was presented to AFI KLM E&M on 29 of May by Philip Tozer-Pennington, managing director and owner of Aviation News Ltd, and received by Vincent Metz, AFI KLM E&M Head of Strategy, Marketing & Communication, during a ceremony at the Growth Frontiers event in London.
Anne Brachet, Executive Vice President Air France KLM Engineering & Maintenance, said: "We are honoured to receive this award and to be recognized by our industry peers for the suitability and quality of the offering developed by AFI KLM E&M, based on its airline-MRO DNA. Aircraft maintenance is a constantly-changing sector and our Group, in addition to capitalizing on its industrial base and its teams' expertise, focuses resolutely on innovation to prepare for the future of MRO services for the benefit of its customers. This award is a reason to feel simultaneously proud and humble for AFI KLM E&M. It will encourage us to continue on the road to excellence and to consolidate our commitment to continuous service improvement so as to maintain our ranking among major players at global level."
It is the fourth time AFI KLM E&M has stood out in Airline Economics' annual survey. The Group had previously been named 'MRO of the Year' in 2014, 2015 and 2016.