March 6 2013  |  Inflight Entertainment

British Airways awards MacCarthy Aviation galley refurbishment contract

By Lauren Brunetti

MacCarthy Aviation has been awarded another contract with British Airways to refurbish three more ship sets of galleys for Boeing 767 aircraft.  The airline is currently carrying out a refresh of the majority of its 767 fleet and the contract awarded to MacCarthy consists of galley refurbishments on long haul configured aircraft. 

The work package consists of; deep cleaning, replacement of any damaged parts, a change of décor, repainting of the entire units and continuity checks and bonding, all within a ten day turnaround time. The contract will commence in April 2013 with the refurbishment work being carried out at MacCarthy Aviation’s facility near Gatwick Airport. 

“This contract awarded to MacCarthy Aviation underlines our competitive pricing and focus on quality and delivery. Working with British Airways is a huge honour and we look forward to continuing our working relationship,” explains Mark Radford, Sales & Marketing Director, MacCarthy Aviation in a recent press release from the company.

“We are seeing more and more twin aisle work, especially B767 aircraft, coming through our factory for galley and lavatory reconfiguration, refurbishment and uplift. 2013 will be another busy year with a healthy order-book of galley refurbishment, lavatory upgrade and VIP interior work.”

MacCarthy Aviation Holdings Ltd is an aircraft interiors company specialising the design, manufacture and refurbishment of aircraft seating, galleys, lavatories, stowage’s and baby seats. Based in Surrey, England, McCarthy Aviation employs 90 full time staff and has an annual turnover of over £8million. With global customers including British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Sri Lankan Airways, MacCarthy Aviation are EASA approved for the design production and manufacture of aircraft interiors and components.  


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