GMF AeroAsia, Air France Industries (AFI) and KLM have established partnership in aircraft components maintenance. The Component Repair & Overhaul Agreement was signed by the GMF Director of Base Operations, Mr. Agus Sulistyono and API VP of International Sales, Mr. Robert Pruim at the 2nd Aviation MRO Indonesia (AMROI) in Jakarta on April 30th, 2014.
In this collaboration, GMF play role as the contractor (supplier) for the maintenan9ce of components sent by AFI and KLM. The five years partnership includes the aircraft component of B737NG, A330, and A320.
According to GMF VP of Component Maintenance, Mr. Agus Masrukhin, the partnership gives opportunity for GMF to improve human resource competence through training and benchmarking. Furthermore, it is also improve GMF internal quality process since the audit is required prior to the approval of component types that delivered to GMF. “We also receive a reduction in the shipping cost of Garuda aircraft components from and to AFI or KLM,” he said. To enhance the joint service, GMF will continously improve supply chain management to support its services and meet customer requirements.