Chevron to establish maintenance facility headquarters at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

The UK based aircraft maintenance company will be open for business at the west of Scotland airport from January 2017. Chevron has signed a ten year lease with Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Chevron will move in to set up a Maintenance facility in November 2016 and it will be ready to receive aircrafts from January 2017. The existing facilities within Glasgow Prestwick Airport will provide a large, bespoke space for Chevron’s …

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Spirit AeroSystems invest £5m in Prestwick site

Spirit AeroSystems has invested £5 million at its Prestwick site adding a new paint and finishing centre. The US-based aerostructure supply company, which works with Airbus and Boeing, was supported in the investment with a £450,000 Regional Selective Assistance Grant from Scottish Enterprise.  Scottish Enterprise said the investment secured 75 jobs at the site. Spirit AeroSystems was also recently awarded a £1 million Training Aid grant from Scottish Enterprise to …

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Ayrshire College lead the way in industry training

As the only training provider in Scotland to deliver composites training, Ayrshire College is committed to delivering courses that are tailored to industry needs. The purpose built Composites Materials Centre within the Aeronautical Building at the Ayr Campus offers first class training facilities to the aeronautical, renewables and automotive industries and demonstrates the College’s commitment to providing state of the art resources. Engineering and Science Lecturer, Gordon English said “Ayrshire …

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