Kenya Airways Partners with Joramco for Heavy Maintenance on B787

Amman-based MRO Joramco, the engineering arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), and Kenya Airways, the flag carrier airline of Kenya, have signed a heavy maintenance agreement for the first time to perform OOP check for five B787 from the carrier’s fleet in addition to major modification tasks related to upgrading IFE wiring system and Oxygen Modules PSUs. Joramco has successfully delivered five aircraft between May and June.

“Kenya Airways is glad to have partnered with Joramco in providing maintenance services to its flagship B787 fleet. The collaboration between the two organizations provides an excellent opportunity for skills and knowledge transfer in Maintenance Repair & Overhaul, an area we consider important to our business as we are a maintenance hub for different operators in the African region,” says Evans Kihara – technical director at Kenya Airways.

Jeff Wilkinson, Joramco’s Chief Executive Officer adds: “We are extremely proud to partner with Kenya Airways for the first time. Our partnership with Kenya’s flag carrier to maintain their 787s re-affirms Joramco ‘s efforts in expanding its capabilities and its customer base in addition to proving its position as an industry leader.”