Cobham has signed a 24 month contract with new Australian gold mining company Blackham Resources – Matilda Operations Pty Ltd
Perth, Australia: Cobham announced today that
its Regional Services business has been awarded a 24 month contract
by new start-up gold mining company, Blackham Resources - Matilda
Operations Pty Ltd. Cobham is providing fly-in, fly-out
services to its Wiluna mining site in Western Australia. Cobham
commenced operating two services a week from 20 September 2016
which includes a 71 seat BAE 146-100 jet aircraft, flight crew and
access to a dedicated arrival/departure terminal at Perth
Peter Nottage, Chief Executive of Cobham Aviation Services,
commented "The Cobham Regional Services team is renowned for their
ability to provide safe, cost effective, flexible and innovative
services for top tier resource companies that operate in regional
and remote areas across Australia. We are excited to be providing
new client Blackham Resources services between Perth and Wiluna for
their new mining venture."
"This award demonstrates our competitive offering and unique
value proposition, despite current challenging market conditions.
We are proud of our ability to provide this type of commercial
service and of our capability to fly into areas most other
providers can't access due to our unique gravel runway kits."
About Cobham Regional Services
Taking you places others can't
We deliver customised commercial aviation solutions with a focus
on specialist support for resource sector projects and high
capacity freight services.
Our niche positions and ongoing innovation in freight, jet
aircraft flights to gravel runways, and next-generation passenger
aircraft in closed charter markets, enable us to deliver compelling
value to our customers.
About Cobham Group
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Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator,
respected for providing solutions to the most challenging problems,
from deep space to the depths of the ocean.
We employ more than 11,500 people on five continents, and have
customers and partners in over 100 countries, with market leading
positions in: wireless, audio, video and data communications,
including satellite communications; defence electronics; air-to-air
refuelling; aviation services; life support and mission
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