Defence and support services company VT Group (VT) has begun a contract with BAA to manage Edinburgh Airport’s fleet of vehicles and ground support equipment (GSE). As part of the deal, VT is to ensure the airport’s entire fleet of 170 vehicles and equipment is available for deployment. This will cover everything from cars, coaches and trucks to specialist Carmichael Viper emergency fire appliances and Mercedes-Benz Unimog 4×4 snow ploughs.
VT will provide 24/7 fleet management, availability and logistics across BAA Edinburgh, backed by mobile support vehicles. It will maintain the BAA fleet from a dedicated location at the airport that has ten work bays, tyre replacement equipment and MOT classification capabilities.