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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

AMES Anticipates Growth of Middle East Airlines, Plans Expansion

Aerostructures Middle East Services (AMES) is planning to expand its jet engine nacelle repair capabilities in response to Middle East airline growth.

AMES, a joint venture of Safran’s Aircelle and Air France KLM Engineering & Maintenance, said it would implement service capabilities for CFM56 nacelles on Boeing 737s. This would add to the company’s current support provided for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 and 500 engines, which equip Airbus A330s and A340s, among its other service capabilities.

"We forecast double-digit expansion of our business in the coming years as AMES builds its services and responds to Middle East airline growth," said François Vitti and Alexandre Mule, general managers at AMES. More

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