Trenchard renews aircraft cabin materials management contract with Virgin Atlantic

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw April 3, 2019 14:51

Trenchard renews aircraft cabin materials management contract with Virgin Atlantic

Trenchard Aviation Group, which provides aircraft cabin repair, maintenance and overhaul services, has renewed its long-term contract to provide aircraft cabin materials management services to Virgin Atlantic.

This comprehensive, wide-ranging contract will be fulfilled by the Group’s nose-to-tail cabin maintenance and total care management company, Aero Technics. The company will be delivering design services, interior parts development and repair, on-wing cabin maintenance, galley insert repairs, dry cleaning services and soft furnishing repair and replacement.

Trenchard Aviation Group will manage the complete in-service life cycle of seat covers, from manufacture through to removal from service and replacement. The company will also manage the purchasing, storing, logistics and maintenance of aircraft carpets, including removal and fitment of carpet kits and replacement piece parts for hard wearing areas.

The EPA part development aspect of the contract will include efficient inventory management and distribution of parts to maintenance areas as well as warranty management on behalf of the airline with OEMs.

Rick Daniels, Head of Cabin Product and Maintenance at Virgin Atlantic, said: “We have been impressed with Trenchard Aviation Group’s delivery, quality of work and customer service and we are delighted to be extending our long-term working partnership with them.  Trenchard Aviation Group is a leader in the aviation interiors market providing on-wing support with their highly skilled and experienced workforce which operate as an integrated team with Virgin Atlantic.”

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw April 3, 2019 14:51