Press Release: Trenchard opens soft furnishings facility on Mauritius

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In order to better serve its long-standing customer, Air Mauritius, Trenchard Aviation Group has opened a new facility on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.

Trenchard Aviation Group has long been providing a dry cleaning service for Air Mauritius as well as the cutting and sewing of seat covers from its base in the UK near Gatwick Airport. Now, with its new facility on the island of Mauritius, Trenchard Aviation Group will be able to deliver a full service with a faster turnaround time and at a reduced cost.

Trenchard Aviation Group is a leading provider of cabin products and services including soft furnishings, carpets and dry cleaning. With its own cut and sew facilities, the company’s expertise covers the manufacture of all types of seat covers and curtains as well as cockpit covers, fire containment sacks and other cabin bags and warning streamers.

Trenchard’s experienced team of pattern makers and machinists are highly skilled in creating and developing new covers and curtains to match customer specifications and all textile materials used in manufacture are tested in the company’s on-site UKAS-approved vertical burn test chamber.

Mark Faulkner, Trenchard Aviation Group’s CEO, commented: “Trenchard Aviation Group has been providing a great service for the flag carrier airline of Mauritius for a number of years. With our latest facility near to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius, we will not only be able to enhance that service but also make a unique offer to potential new customers.”

In addition, having identified many new business opportunities in the Indian Ocean region, Trenchard Aviation Group will be much better placed to secure further market growth.

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About Trenchard Aviation Group

Trenchard Aviation Group is a leading provider of Aircraft Cabin Repair, Maintenance and Overhaul services. The Group’s offer to customers covers a comprehensive range of on-wing support and cabin design services, galley equipment including parts and rotables, soft furnishing design, manufacture and repair, and patented secure life vest pouches.

Trenchard Aviation Group operates through its four complementary businesses: Aero Technics – on and off-wing aircraft support; including component repair, replacement and overhaul. Integral Part 21J design and development supporting a wide range of interiors projects such as full interior reconfigurations and EPA solutions. Airbase – cabin products and services including soft furnishings design/manufacture, carpets, dry cleaning and repairs. Reheat – galley, lavatory, cabin and cockpit maintenance and services. Servecorp – life vest pouches and tamper-evident RFID seals for aircraft seats.

Employing more than 220 staff, the Group has sites at, or close to, the UKs three largest airports – Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester – as well as off-site workshop facilities in Worthing and Manchester, and a dedicated operation in the DAFZA Free Zone at Dubai International Airport. Group accreditations include EASA Part 145 and Part 21 DOA & POA, FAA 145, TCCA and GCAA

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