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Perwien Meriwani Appointed MD, KLM UK Engineering Limited

Perwien Meriwani has been appointed as Managing Director of KLM UK Engineering Limited as of 1st July 2021. Based in Norwich, KLM UK Engineering is an AFI KLM E&M subsidiary specializing in maintenance solutions for regional and narrow-body aircraft fleets. Perwien Meriwani started her career in 2009 with KLM and held several operational management positions followed by: Director Aircraft Maintenance, and VP Human Resources Engineering & Maintenance.

On learning of her appointment, Perwien Meriwani said: “I am very proud to be appointed Managing Director of KLM UK Engineering Limited. I look forward to work with the team at KLM UKE to further develop and grow our MRO business with focus on customer centricity. Safety, quality and predictability of maintenance are key factors for guaranteeing operational and financial performance of an airline. My goal is to continuously improve and adapt ourselves to the expectations of our customers.

KLM UK Engineering Limited is a leading regional aircraft and narrow body MRO, wholly owned by KLM and member of the AFI KLM E&M Network. Services include base maintenance, line maintenance, and component sales, technical training and decommissioning of Boeing 737’s, Embraer 170/190’s, Fokker 70/100 and BAe146/Avro RJ’s. KLM UKE is an outstanding company with extensive experience and know-how in regional fleet maintenance, ranging from Fokker to Boeing 737 and Embraer 170/190 aircraft. Through its on-site Technical Training College, KLM UKE shares its knowledge and experience, and supports students to get a degree in aircraft engineering. KLMUKE has been based at Norwich International Airport for 40 years and employs over 400 people, plus has a complete network of UK line stations. KLM UKE prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high quality product at a competitive price.

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance is a major multi-product MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul) provider. With a workforce of over 14,000, AFI KLM E&M offers comprehensive technical support for airlines, ranging from engineering and line maintenance to engine overhaul, aero structure and fan thrust reverser support, as well as the management, repair and supply of aircraft components, structured around a powerful logistics network. AFI KLM E&M supports almost 2,800 aircraft operated by 200 major international and domestic airlines.

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