NEWS Etihad Airways deepens ties with Air France

Etihad Airways has expanded its strategic cooperation with Air France-KLM through a several hundred million US dollar component maintenance agreement for its Boeing 777 fleet. The ten-year deal, effective February 2016, provides Etihad Airways and its equity partners with access to an extensive global pool of components offered by Air France-KLM’s maintenance arm, Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance, for the wide-body aircraft through the 777 Component Services Program jointly operated with Boeing.