CHEP Aerospace Solutions has been appointed by United Airlines to maintain and repair its inflight food service equipment requirements system-wide under a new five-year contract.
This appointment by United Airlines represents a continuation of the combined United Airlines/Continental Airlines services relationship with CHEP Aerospace Solutions. The contract award follows United Airlines’ separate decision to utilise CHEP Aerospace Solutions to maintain and repair its Unit Load Device (ULD) equipment worldwide through CHEP’s extensive global network of more than 50 repair stations.
United Cargo President Robbie Anderson said: “Contracting with CHEP Aerospace Solutions provides United Airlines the flexibility we need to focus on our core business of flying passengers and cargo. CHEP has proven to have the resources and systems to manage our maintenance and repair service requirements. We look forward to our future cooperation.”
CHEP Aerospace Solutions President Dr Ludwig Bertsch said: “We are delighted to have United Airlines as a customer. United Airlines enjoys an enviable reputation for extensive worldwide route structure, quality and punctuality, mirroring our own values and our commitment to our customers of guaranteed availability of the right equipment in the right place at the right time. An increasing number of airlines are recognising that outsourcing In-flight food services and ULD maintenance and repair to CHEP is a viable and compelling proposition.”