April 13 2020  |  Partnerships, Collaborations & Acquisitions

​Trenchard Group assists COVID-19 repatriation flights

By Rick Lundstrom

Trenchard Aviation Group is assisting AirTanker with three repatriation flights bringing UK citizens home from India during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AirTanker operates the Royal Air Force’s fleet of Voyager A330 MRTT aircraft and operates three of its A330-200’s on the civil register in the commercial ACMI market, wet leasing the aircraft to other airlines. It is one of the civil registered aircraft that is operating the repatriation charters from Goa.

Trenchard Aviation Group will supply galley catering equipment and unit load device aircraft containers.

"We're delighted to assist the UK Government and AirTanker in these challenging times," said Mark Faulkner, Trenchard Aviation Group’s CEO.

Alastair Johnson, Senior Supply Chain Manager at AirTanker added: "Aero Technics, part of the Trenchard Aviation Group, were able to swiftly supply equipment form their Manchester facility to RAF Brize Norton to assist AirTanker operate three repatriation flights to Goa, India, bringing back citizens to the UK."

Working in partnership with leading airlines, OEMs and MROs worldwide, Trenchard Aviation Group offers a broad range of cabin products and services available in the market.

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