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Direct Maintenance receives B787 approval under EASA Part-145

The inaugural B787 flight of Thomson Airways is ready for departure in Mombasa, Kenya (MBA), supported by Direct Maintenance

16 Apr 2014: Direct Maintenance, the only independent wide body dedicated line maintenance provider of The Netherlands, has received regulatory approval to extend its EASA Part-145 Scope of Work with the B787. The B787 'Dreamliner' is the most sophisticated Boeing aircraft ever produced and the first commercial wide body jet with its primary structure made predominantly out of composite materials. The Direct Maintenance launching airline for B787 line maintenance is long standing customer Thomson Airways operating into Mombasa, Kenya (MBA).

Direct Maintenance has commenced B787 Dreamliner line maintenance support at Mombasa (MBA)

According to Roger Meels, Technical Director: "Direct Maintenance is making significant progress moving forward in supporting our esteemed customer airlines, as they take delivery of newer generation aircraft. Following our commencement of A380 line maintenance for Emirates in 2012 and adding the B747-8 for Cathay Pacific in 2013, we are glad to receive our B787 approval now in 2014. We feel very privileged working closely together with our B787 launching customer Thomson Airways, offering their passengers the unique experience of flying on board of the Dreamliner, a great way to kick start your holidays in Kenya."

Thomson Airways was quoted as follows about the line maintenance partnership with Direct Maintenance, which commenced in 2006:

"Direct Maintenance provides Thomson Airways with a complete and professional level of support that not only delivers a prompt and complete service but also reacts swiftly to issues/problems, yet are also pro-active in preventing these and others from occurring. With your assistance Thomson Airways has been able to delight their customers with on time performance. Long may we remain working this closely together."

When you are in need of line maintenance solutions on A380, B747-8 or B787, at locations of your choice, be invited to make contact today with Roger Meels, Technical Director at Direct Maintenance.