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Airport Food Truck Screening
“Internal TSA memo calls for changes to airport food truck screening process after Fox News report”
SOURCE: FOX NEWS
AIRPORT SECURITY LOOPHOLE
“News report in the US highlighting the security risk issues related to airline catering trolleys.”
SOURCE: FOX NEWS
Following feedback from Customers, Flightweight’s operational management database Cumulus, continues to develop and improve its reporting and management information functionality. Based on a Microsoft SQL database the reporting capabilities from Cumulus are almost endless, with any number of bespoke reports and activity alerts being created to meet individual customer requirements.
WE’RE EXHIBITING AT THE WTCE 2019 IN HAMBURG
It’s almost April, which for the aviation industry can only mean one thing – everybody is dusting off their German phrase books and readying themselves for the WTCE and Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg.
This year the Flightweight team is exhibiting our EASA approved SmartCart single, duo and data models along with the rest of our range at the WTCE stand 3D80 of the event which takes place between the 2nd and 4th April 2019.
FLIGHTWEIGHT COMPLETE IN-FLIGHT TRIALS
Flightweight are delighted at the results of their first in-flight operational trials with a major international airline. Following the trials, Customer Services Director, John Brogan commented, ” We are hugely encouraged by the positive feedback which we received from both the cabin crew and ground staff and we fully believe that it won’t be long before we see our revolutionary galley cart with electronic seal in regular service with a large number of airlines.
FULL ALL AIRCRAFT ACCREDITATION FOR SMARTCART
Flightweight are delighted to boast that they now have received from EASA full accreditation for all aircraft types for their SmartCart single and SmartCart double galley carts which are fitted with the world’s first and only accredited AirGuard 2 Electronic Security Seal. Mr Larry Williams, Managing Director for Flightweight stated “we are absolutely delighted at this accreditation as it is imperative, particularly in todays troubled climate, that we continue to find ways to improve the security of goods boarding an aircraft.
AWARD WINNERS – MADE IN WALES 2015
Nominated as finalists in two categories of the Made in Wales Awards 2015, Flightweight are delighted to have scooped the top honours for Green Manufacturer of the Year. Commenting, Mr Ian Winter, Technical Director said “We are absolutely delighted to have our product recognised in this manner. All of our team, including our manufacturing partners ACT in Wrexham, deserve enormous praise for their hard work and commitment in getting us to this stage”
WE CAN HELP! – REPORT: 1 IN 4 AIRLINE CATERERS SAY FOOD CARTS VULNERABLE
Nearly one in four airline catering workers — 24% — say unauthorized people could get into their kitchens and trucks, and the same percentage warned that someone could place contraband on a food cart, according to a survey obtained by USA TODAY.
Unite Here, a union representing 12,000 airline catering workers nationwide, surveyed 400 of its members and provided an 18-page report to the Transportation Security Administration on Monday.
SMARTCART LANDS EASA CERTIFICATION (STC 10053931)
After a lot of hard work and a lot of time spent honing and perfecting – we are thrilled to announce that our range of secure, lightweight aviation galley carts have been certified airworthy and fit to fly by EASA following extensive testing. (Supplemantal Type Certificate 10053931)
HITTING THE HEADLINES
Flightweight are delighted that our exciting news is now being shared with a wider audience. A huge thank you to The Welsh Government for supporting our venture and to the various news outlets for sharing this good news story.
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FLIGHTWEIGHT OPEN NEW OFFICE IN WREXHAM
Flightweight are delighted to announce the opening of their new office in Wrexham The office suite is located within the upper floor of our manufacturing partner ACT in the Wrexham Industrial Estate. Commenting on this announcement, Mr Larry Williams, Managing Director of Flightweight said, “we are delighted to be establishing our presence in Wrexham and are excited at the challenges ahead as a new and fast growing Welsh based company”
FLIGHTWEIGHT CELEBRATES ITS FIRST MAJOR INDUSTRY AWARD
Things are really taking off at Flightweight this year – following our shortlisting for the Onboard Hospitality Awards we are delighted to announce that our SmartCart trolley scooped the food service equipment hardware award.
FLIGHTWEIGHT SHORTLISTED FOR ONBOARD HOSPITALITY AWARD
Having been engineered to perform better than any other aviation galley cart on the market – we are thrilled to announce that our SmartCart has been shortlisted as a finalist in the food service equipment hardware category in the Onboard Hospitality Awards 2015.
Being shortlisted for an award that recognises products that have truly changed the onboard hospitality industry for the better is a real accolade and genuine recognition of the quality design and engineering that has gone into SmartCart.