CHEP Aerospace Solutions’ repair stations achieve dual FAA and EASA certification

October 15, 2015

CHEP Aerospace Solutions has further strengthened its position as the leading provider of outsourced unit load device (ULD) and galley cart solutions, achieving certification from both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for the maintenance and repair of aviation equipment (under Part 145).

The following stations in the CHEP network are now approved to issue certificates of release to service, both under FAA and EASA: DFW, EWR, IAD, IAH, JFK, LAX, ORD, SEA and SFO in the United States, and AMS, BRU, CPH, EMA, LGW, LHR and MAN in Europe, with further stations to be added in the near future.

The dual certification enables airlines to save on fuel costs and reduce their carbon footprint by repairing their containers, pallets and galley carts at the point of damage whilst complying with the airworthiness approval requirements of their aviation authorities.

CHEP’s certified global repair network also ensures that its 30+ ULD management customers have fast access to containers and pallets, which have been repaired according to the highest quality standards worldwide.

To ensure even better coverage and meet the demand in the Middle East, CHEP will open a new MRO facility in Dubai (DWC), in addition to its existing repair station in Doha (DOH), to repair ULDs and galley carts in compliance with the regulations of the local aviation authority (GCAA).   

Further information

Melinda Ferreira
Manager, Marketing
CHEP Aerospace Solutions
+41 43 255 4150


CHEP Aerospace Solutions, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, manages the world’s largest independent ULD fleet and owns the largest global network for the maintenance and repair of ULDs and galley carts. The company focuses on the outsourced management and associated services for aviation containers, pallets and inflight food service equipment. CHEP Aerospace Solutions serves over 80 airlines through a network of more than 380 airports, 14 regional offices and 49 certified repair stations, supported by more than 550 colleagues. CHEP Aerospace Solutions is part of Brambles Limited. For further information, please visit

Brambles Limited (ASX:BXB) is a supply-chain logistics company operating in more than 50 countries, primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands. The Group specialises in the pooling of unit-load equipment and associated services, focusing on the outsourced management of pallets, crates and containers. Brambles primarily serves the consumer goods, dry grocery, fresh food, retail and general manufacturing supply chains. In addition, the Group operates specialist businesses serving the automotive, aviation and oil and gas sectors. Brambles employs more than 14,000 people and owns approximately 500 million pallets, crates and containers through a global network of approximately 850 service centres. For further information, please visit