Aeromexico sings with EPCOR for 787 APUs support
Aeromexico signed a contract with AFI KLM E&M via EPCOR, the MRO’s subsidiary specializing in APU support solutions, for the maintenance of APS5000 APUs equipping Mexican flag-carrier’s 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.
"Guaranteeing aircraft availability is fundamental for Aeromexico as it is for any other airline,” said Max Alvarez, Aeromexico Senior Vice President Fleet and Business Development. “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."
"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,” said Dennis Wetjens, EPCOR Managing Director. “We are delighted with this new agreement, which places EPCOR among the global market leaders for APU-dedicated MRO services."
AFI KLM E&M has a long-standing aircraft maintenance relationship with Aeromexico. The AFI KLM E&M subsidiary also maintains the APUs on Aeromexico' s 777s.