Emirates SkyCargo deploys B777F into AMS and LUN
10 July 2012 : Emirates Skycargo has recently commenced deploying their sophisticated B777-200LRF freighter into both Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) in The Netherlands and Lusaka Kenneth Kuanda Airport (LUN) in Zambia, while enhancing its global network coverage further. As part of the curent framework arrangement between the airline and maintenance company at both AMS and LUN, Direct Maintenance is providing the required line maintenance support at these location to Emirates SkyCargo.
Roger Meels, Technical Director, comments: "Direct Maintenance are well place to support the Emirates SkyCargo B777-200LRF at both AMS and LUN, in addition to the regular passenger flights. We are pleased to extend our existing service, while welcoming these additional flights. I'm very much convinced our dedicated staff are looking really forward to providing a warm and focused customer service".
In May 2009, Direct Maintenance was the first ever line maintenance provider at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to commence supporting the B777-200LRF for launch customer LAN Cargo. Emirates SkyCargo as well as Qatar Airways Cargo are the second and third high profile airline customer to appoint Direct Maintenance for their B777-200LRF line maintenance requirements.
Emirates SkyCargo further announced it will open its own offices in The Benelux as from the 1st of August, as part of its on-going growth and development to support the cargo market in The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg. Those who wish to contact Emirates SkyCargo in the Benelux may e-mail Achim van der Graaff, Benelux Cargo Manager.
For more information on Direct Maintenance, or to discuss how we can assist with your line maintenance challenges, please feel invited to contact Roger Meels at your convenience.