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El Aeropuerto de la ciudad de Belfast “George Best” renueva su flota

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George Best Belfast City Airport has commenced a pro- gram to replace its fleet of ARFF Vehicles. Production has started on the first Appliance, a 12,000ltr 6 X 6 Major Foam Tender with options on a further two units all with monitor platforms.

This agreement with George Best Belfast City Airport shall include a comprehensive whole life maintenance contract (preventive and corrective) to cover the life of each vehicle (at least 15 years). In the coming months, a detailed final configuration of the vehicles (cab, lockers, equipment) will be finalised with the customer to customize it according to their operational needs.

Delivery of the first vehicle is expected by quarter 1 2018 and this initial investment is the start of a rolling replacement program with options on a further two appliances. On 30 May, a visit to the factory in Utrera was undertaken by GBBCA Team.

George Best Belfast City Airport currently handles approximately 2.7 million passengers per year and 40,000 Air Transport Movements.

“Belfast City Airport is delighted to have selected Iturri as its partner to work with on ARFF fleet replacement over over coming period and we look forward to a longstanding and productive relationship” Mark Beattie – Operations Director.