• Boeing Honours Network of MRO Suppliers

    • Awards recognise Global Fleet Care partners managed from Boeing’s UK Operations Centre

    LONDON,  December 3, 2019 - Boeing has recognised suppliers it partners with to provide Global Fleet Care services to customers across the world from the UK.

    Boeing Commercial Aviation Services Europe Ltd (BCASEL), based in Frimley, honoured the global network of MRO providers it manages at its annual MRO Supplier Awards.

    “We host this event to recognise our key suppliers, large and small, who provide essential support to our Global Fleet Care customers,” said John Palmer, BCASEL’s managing director and director of Boeing Fleet Care Europe. “Gathering together to celebrate supply chain success helps to reinforce the strong relationships we have and highlights the value we deliver together to our customers every day.” 

    Global Fleet Care is a suite of engineering, parts and maintenance solutions that allows airlines to meet their specific support and delivery needs, from startup carriers with limited maintenance and engineering to traditional network carriers with established support functions. More than 60 airlines and 2,400 airplanes are currently supported by Boeing Global Fleet Care.

    From Boeing’s Frimley site, more than 100 employees support airline customers through its Service Centre in the UK.

    Notes to Editors:

    Besides Chevron Aircraft Maintenance being named MRO provider of the year, the following suppliers and individuals were honoured for their outstanding contribution to Boeing Global Fleet Care Operations:

    • Doramas Santana – HLA
    • GMT
    • Jan Erik Lillevold – NAS 145
    • Ross Munnery – Boeing Ireland Ltd
    • KLM Royal Dutch Industries

    About Boeing in the United Kingdom

    Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defence, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support. Boeing employs 2,500 people across the UK at numerous sites, from Lossiemouth to Gosport, and spent £1.9 billion ($2.4 billion) with Tier 1 UK suppliers in 2018. The number of people employed as a result of Boeing UK operations, its purchases and the spending of those employed directly or in its supply chain has increased by a third since 2012. In 2018 Boeing marked 80 years of partnership with the United Kingdom, the Armed Forces, British manufacturing and the air transport industry. Today the UK remains a critically important market, supplier base and a source of some of the world’s most innovative technology partners. For more information visit www.boeing.co.uk or follow us on Twitter @BoeingUK.