Virgin Atlantic has awarded ABM a contract to provide cabin secure cleaning services across its fleet of aircraft at London’s Heathrow Airport. In addition, Delta Airlines has appointed ABM to provide cabin cleaning services.
The contract for both began on 1 September 2020 and will further extend to include Virgin Atlantic’s Manchester Airport operation once it recommences in November 2020.
The contract win for the ABM aviation team, which is one of the UK’s leading providers of aviation services, comes as the industry as a whole navigates a period of sustained recovery and repair, making passenger experience more important than ever.
Antony Marke, Group Managing Director for ABM’s UK aviation business, says: “During this period of uncertainty, we’re supporting our clients with recovery and helping them to regain the public’s confidence to fly again, and to keep flying by delivering clean airports and aircrafts.
“Our unparalleled cabin cleaning services help create a positive passenger experience and provide best in class cleaning for any type of aircraft, which is vital right now.”
In addition to cabin cleaning services, ABM’s UK aviation team’s unrivalled breadth of expertise includes mobility and VIP passenger services, ambassadors, passenger bussing, logistics and ground handling.
Antony Marke at ABM continues: “We’re delighted to be chosen as the provider of cabin secure cleaning for Virgin and Delta Air Lines. We offer a combination of a long-standing reputation for excellence in airport services and world-class facilities expertise that ABM has developed within the UK and globally throughout its 110-year history.”
Anthony Bryant, Manager – Cabin Appearance & Cleaning at Virgin Atlantic says: “The health and safety of our customers and our people has always been our number one priority. As we start to return to our full flying schedule, the cleanliness and presentation of our cabins remains our absolute focus.
“Virgin Atlantic is delighted to be partnering with ABM in the UK. Dedicated to applying and delivering to the highest of standards, we are excited to work with the team to ensure a continued industry leading cleaning programme across our fleet.”