Kenya Airways strengthens deal with Joramco for its B787s
Joramco, the Amman-based MRO company and the engineering arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has been awarded another base maintenance contract from Kenya Airways to perform seven heavy checks and modifications on their B787 aircraft.
November 18, 2019: Joramco, the Amman-based MRO company and the engineering arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has been awarded another base maintenance contract from Kenya Airways to perform seven heavy checks and modifications on their B787 aircraft. The checks will commence between January and September 2020.
As reported in October 2018, Joramco has delivered five B787 aircraft to the carrier between May and June 2019.
Commenting on this agreement, Jeff Wilkinson, Joramco's CEO said, "We are very glad to further expand our partnership with Kenya Airways. During 2019, Joramco's team of experts have demonstrated their ability to provide quality base maintenance services on the Kenya Airways flagship 787 fleets. Kenya Airways is a partner that Joramco is looking forward to developing a long-term partnership with."
Commenting on this agreement, Sebastian Mikosz, Kenya Airways CEO noted, "We are delighted to further extend our co-operation with Joramco having already inducted the B787 for out of phase checks earlier in August 2019 as well as C checks on two of our B737-800 aircraft. The standards of quality achieved were as committed and we see value in continuing the partnership to provide support to our flagship fleet, the B787. The co-operation also opens an opportunity to leverage Joramco skills and capabilities as Kenya Airways further develops its MRO capability with a focus on the African region MRO needs."
Kenya Airways flies to 56 destinations worldwide, 43 of which are in Africa and carries over four million passengers annually. It continues to modernise its fleet with its 35 aircraft being some of the youngest in Africa. This includes its flagship B787 Dreamliner aircraft.
Kenya Airways is at the forefront of connecting Africa to the world and the vice-versa through its hub at the new ultra-modern Terminal 1A at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.
The carrier additionally has 2 B737-300Fs, 4 B737-700s, 15 E190s, 8 B737-800s, and 8 B787s.