Virgin Atlantic has chosen AFI KLM E&M (Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance) to provide component support for its future Airbus A350-1000 fleet. The British airline had ordered 12 of the highest capacity A350s at the Farnborough air show four years ago.
This is flight-hour support contract which includes repairs, access to a pool of spare parts and the provision of a Main Base Kit in London.
Virgin had already signed with Air France-KLM's MRO division for the equipment for its Boeing 787s and 747-400s, as well (...)
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