News

July Update: Protecting Staff & Continuing Operations

Having been fully operational throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic, albeit at a reduced capacity necessary for protection & safety of our employees, we have had a first-hand perspective of the damaging impact COVID-19 has had on the aviation family as a whole. The damage remains evident through the daily reporting of pandemic related news, the frequent [...]

COVID-19 – Updated Measures & Our Operations

Every day, the situation around COVID-19 changes, and consequentially the actions being taken change at the same rate. Due to the constantly developing situation created, we will continue to update our clients of actions we’re taking as soon as possible. As of Monday 23rd March, the UK has understandably been placed on more restrictive measures, [...]

COVID-19 Company Statement

Dear Industry Friends, In the current unprecedented situation that we all find ourselves in, Oakenhurst Aircraft Services would like to reach out to all of our industry colleagues, clients and friends. The COVID-19 strain is in no doubt affecting us all in some way, whether that be in a commercial business sense or on a [...]

Congratulations to Sanja Benak

We are pleased to announce that Sanja Benak, previously our MRO & Customs Team Leader, has now moved into the position of Facilities & Accounts Manager here at Oakenhurst Aircraft Services. Having already passed her Level 4 AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting, this role change is a natural progression for Sanja and provides her with an opportunity [...]

National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Last week saw events take place up and down the UK for National Apprenticeship Week 2020. We've been having conversations with our apprentices - both past and present - to get their views on apprenticeships and what they can do for people as well as talking with our General Manager, Gareth Cronk, about his personal [...]

Matt Pearce 2019 Championship Review

The close of 2019 saw the end of the inaugural UK Daniel Ricciardo Race Series, a new format of 125cc two-stroke kart racing headed up by the F1 driver himself, Daniel Ricciardo. Even though the new format and kart has taken some getting used to, it has been a very successful year, which has Matt’s [...]

Thank you and Happy Christmas

As the year comes to a close, it is only natural to look back over the success and difficulties faced throughout. With the addition of new staff and an ever growing team, the Oakenhurst Family has seen growth throughout the company that’s allowed us to improve our turnaround times (TATs) and increase our total repairs [...]

Group Communications Officer – James Martin

“We are pleased to announce that James Martin has accepted the position of Group Communications Officer on a permanent contract. “Having joined the Oakenhurst Family earlier this year (April 2019) on a 10 month contract, James’ role has progressed and developed into a communications orientated position. He fits in well with the Oakenhurst team and [...]

Introducing Michael Cramp – Our New Global Sales Rep

We are excited to introduce Michael Cramp as our new Global Sales Rep! Some of our customers will have already met Mike at MRO Europe in October, as he attended to get a jump start on meeting some of our amazing customers. Charlie Parker, Managing Director said, I would like to personally welcome Michael to [...]

An Oakenhurst Christmas – Our Open Hours

The decorations are up, the Christmas music's playing, and advent calendars have open doors. That can only mean one thing, that it's Christmas! Below are our opening hours during the Christmas period, but this year we will continue to offer 24 hour support for all AOG requirements. We would like to take this opportunity to [...]