Source - SMW
Babcock has been awarded a five-year contract, with an option for a further two years, to support Qantas Group's ground support equipment fleet at 60 locations across Australia.

The agreement streamlines the management of the airline's fleet of over 10,000 Ground Service Equipment assets spread across 60 locations within Australia, including Qantas' domestic, regional, freight, catering and engineering operations, as well as Jetstar.

Working with Qantas as its asset management partner, Babcock will deliver a programme to improve reliability of equipment and provide significant long term capability and cost benefits.

The group already provides a range of support services at international airports, including London (Heathrow, Gatwick), Amsterdam (Schiphol) and São Paulo (Guarulhos) and most recently Rome (Fiumincino), and has extensive experience of successfully delivering fleet management services to a range of customers including the London Fire Brigade and Metropolitan Police.  

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