Having aircraft out of action through damage or mechanical breakdown is costly and frustrating at the best of times and even worse at peak periods like over Xmas and new year’s.
Passengers are left stranded. Goods are delayed. Companies lose money and risk damage to their reputation.
AOG or “aircraft on ground” is in industry description for an aircraft unable to fly due to damage or technical problems. Costs can vary between £20,000 and £150,000 for every hour the plane is unable to fly. You can read more about the costs and downsides of AOG here.
As you can imagine its vital to get these aircraft back online as quickly as possible. Just one plane unable to fly can have a huge knock-on effect for other aircraft, linked flights, airports, freight terminals and more.
Often the fault can be down to a small, sometimes simple component. But because of the complexity of the systems and the absolute importance of parts working correctly and safely any replacements must be supplied by a specialist company who have carefully checked the part is working and fit for duty.
As import as a verified supplier is a trusted and vetted transport company to collect and deliver the parts anywhere in the UK at any time. Not every courier company has the experience or expertise to liaise with suppliers, airports, and the airlines technical personnel, especially when the nature of the work is military.
You can learn more about what we do here.
Put simply, we have years of experience with AOG and strong, proven relationships with airlines, airports, and part suppliers. We have shown time and time again that we can transport any component from large, complex engine assemblies to small delicate electronics and even ultra fragile prototype components, anywhere in the UK and Northern Ireland, same day and usually within hours.
Ultimately, we’re proud to be able to support airlines and their staff. Enabling them to keep planes in the air, safely transport people across the globe and keep freight moving.