Air Partner company Redline wins new 3-year contract with Guernsey Airport and Company also secures renewals with Birmingham and Belfast International Airports

Redline, an Air Partner company and a leading provider of global security solutions, has further grown its customer base in the airport sector, recently winning a new 3-year contract with Guernsey Airport to carry out cabin baggage screening x-ray threat image recognition training (TIRT) among a number of its staff.

Contract renewals have also been secured with existing airport customers in a demonstration of continued trust in Redline’s services. Birmingham Airport has extended its TIRT contract while Belfast International Airport has renewed its contract for Redline’s security management system (SeMS), having seen the benefits the system offers when it was used during a prior Quality Assurance project at the airport.

These business wins have contributed to Redline’s strong start in the second half of Air Partner’s financial year, alongside good sales for its Department for Transport (DfT) training courses and another TIRT contract renewal with World Courier, a specialist medical logistics company. In total, Redline has now secured 17 contract wins and 19 renewals since joining the Air Partner group in December 2019.

Redline is currently seeing a good level of demand for its user-friendly and technically sophisticated COVID-19 secure TIRT system, which has been designed to finetune x-ray image screeners’ ability to detect even the smallest components of viable threats. Its proprietary SeMS, which allows managers to effectively assess and manage risk in an ever-changing threat environment, is also gaining good traction with customers: earlier in the year, Redline was appointed to develop and deliver a robust SeMS for ISS Australia and New Zealand, the first of its kind in Australia.

Mark Briffa, CEO of Air Partner, commented: “Redline secured a number of good business wins with a diverse range of customers throughout the first half of the year, including the UK Civil Aviation Authority and Align JV to support on an HS2 project. I am very pleased to see this momentum continue into H2, with airports continuing to place their trust in us and invest in our services. The level of contract wins and renewals we are seeing serves to demonstrate the quality of Redline’s varied security solutions, and the value they offer both new and existing customers.”

Paul Mason, Managing Director of Air Partner’s Safety & Security division, added: “Redline’s service offering continues to gain traction with airports, among others. Our threat image recognition training and security management system offerings are industry-leading, and we look forward to rolling them out to even more customers in the coming months and years to further bolster their security capabilities.”

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About Air Partner:

Founded in 1961, Air Partner is a global aviation services group providing aircraft charter and aviation safety & security solutions to industry, commerce, governments and private individuals, across civil and military organisations. The Group has two divisions: Air Partner Charter, comprising Group Charter, Private Jets, Freight and Specialist Services; and Air Partner Safety & Security (formerly Consulting & Training), which comprises Baines Simmons, Redline Assured Security and Managed Services. 

Group Charter charters large airliners to move groups of any size. Private Jets offers the Company’s unique pre-paid JetCard scheme and on-demand charter for up to 19 people. Freight charters aircraft of every size to fly almost any cargo anywhere, at any time. Specialist Services comprises Air Partner’s other aviation services that complement its Charter business: Remarketing, ACMI, scheduled group travel, tour operations, air evacuation and flight operations.

Baines Simmons offers aviation safety management and fatigue risk management. Redline Assured Security delivers government-standard security training, consultancy and solutions to regulated, high value and high threat environments. Managed Services offers wildlife hazard management and aircraft registry services.

Air Partner has 16 locations globally, with its headquarters located alongside Gatwick airport in the UK. The group employs over 400 aviation professionals globally and operates 24/7. Air Partner is listed on the London Stock Exchange (AIR) and is the only publicly listed air charter broker and aviation safety & security consultancy. It is ISO 9001:2015 compliant for commercial airline and private jet solutions worldwide. More information is available on the Company’s website (www.airpartner.com).

About Redline:

Established in 2006, Redline provides government-standard global security solutions for aviation, rail, Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) and major event and corporate establishments, as well as other high-risk businesses. Redline conducts auditing and quality assurance on behalf of both public and private sector organisations, as well as various government agencies. Its range of products and services spans the entire security training, quality assurance and consultancy spectrum and includes technology-based software applications and tools, such as its digital Security Management System (SeMS) platform and e-Learning.

Redline is a UK industry leader in all matters regarding security and quality assurance through audits and covert and overt testing and has been providing training for over 13 years from its headquarters at the National Security Training Centre (NSTC) at Doncaster Sheffield Airport. With over 100 employees in offices in Doncaster, London and Paris, this ISO9001 company operates at the highest levels of aviation security with a notable record of achievement at G2G (government-to-government) and B2G (business-to-government) undertakings.

Redline has a significant national and international client base, many of whom use Redline as their sole supplier for their security requirements. Redline is endorsed by ICAO as an Aviation Security Training Centre (ASTC).

More information is available on the company’s website (www.trustredline.co.uk).

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