Vector Aerospace UK (Vector - www.vectoraerospace.com/), a leading provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has announced the successful completion of its first component repair contract for a major commercial fixed wing airline operator.
"Traditionally we have successfully supported military rotary and fixed wing customers from our base in Perth, Scotland," said Mick O'Connor, the Component Services Director at Vector Aerospace. "The order demonstrates our continued progress and commitment to the Almondbank site - verifying the effectiveness of the company's unique MRO services model."
Vector Aerospace's five year growth strategy has highlighted the commercial aviation market as a prime sector for development - leveraging its experience and knowledge in defence to achieve similar results in the civil market. "Defence remains at the heart of what we do but our growth aspirations have motivated this expansion," said Mr O'Connor.
"The breadth and depth of the capability at Perth provides Vector Aerospace with a real competitive advantage across a wide range of aircraft components. The site offers a unique, affordable and comprehensive MRO facility to existing and potential customers; strategically positioning the company for further success in the future."
"The completion of our first component repair contract with a major commercial fixed wing airline operator marks the first step in our growth strategy, enabling us to offer commercial customers the excellent service provided to the military arena for the past 60 years."