Air Partner’s SafeSkys Awarded Royal Air Force Contract in Scotland
SafeSkys, part of the Air Partner group, has been awarded the contract for provision of Airfield Wildlife Control Services for the Royal Air Force (RAF) in Scotland at RAF Lossiemouth, RLG Kinloss and RAF Leuchars.
The three-year contract will commence 1 April 2018, with the option of a two-year extension.
SafeSkys is a valued provider to the RAF, having supplied services at every one of its airfields in the UK. At present, it also holds contracts with RAF Brize Norton, RAF Benson and RAF Northolt in the Southern Region, and RAF Valley, RAF Mona and RAF Shawbury in the Western Region.
Mark Briffa, CEO at Air Partner, said: “SafeSkys has had a long and successful working relationship with the RAF for many years and we are delighted to secure this valuable contract and extend that relationship further. Our Consulting & Training pipeline for the year ahead is strong, and we continue to examine new and existing opportunities across the division. SafeSkys is already proving to be a valuable asset to the Air Partner group.”
SafeSkys was acquired by Air Partner in September 2017 and sits within its Consulting & Training division. It is one of the global leaders in Wildlife Hazard Management & Wildlife Control Services, with experience and expertise built up over 24 years serving the needs of civil and military customers.
SafeSkys’ airport wildlife control services and standards are recognised by the UK CAA and are among the best in the world. The company delivers a range of services, including ICAO 13km Surveys and Wildlife Hazard Management Plans (“WHMP”), reports necessary for international airports to comply with regulations, and advice on preventative measures to control future bird strikes and other wildlife risks.