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Ontic Announces New Site Director for UK Facility

CHELTENHAM, UK— Ontic, a BBA Aviation company and the aerospace industry’s leading provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for OEM legacy products, announces the recent promotion of Matthew Pritchard, former Head of Contracts and Customer Services, to Site Director of the Cheltenham, UK facility.

Matthew Pritchard

“Matthew has been instrumental in managing our customer relationships and we anticipate that in this role, he will align our UK operations with customer demand in order to better serve the growth of the facility and aerospace market alike,” Gareth Hall, Ontic President and Managing Director said. “We are excited to see Matthew take this position to new heights by continuing to engage with our customers and developing new solutions for improved turn-around-times, quality products and exceptional service.”

Matthew joined the Ontic team in 2013 after holding various roles in the aerospace marketplace at GE Aviation Systems, Hamilton Sundstrand and Airbus. Matthew’s experience in customer relationship management, contract negotiation, supply chain, procurement and many more attributes will drive continuous improvement in all operations of the UK facility, quicker delivery turn-around-times and overall customer service.

Ontic is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBA Aviation plc, with over 40 years of aerospace product manufacturing and aftermarket support experience. Ontic provides FAA, CAAS, CAAC, EASA Part 21 and 145 OEM support, including new and serviceable spares and repairs for over 4,500 maturing aircraft parts. Its portfolio of products, licensed or acquired from major OEMs such as Honeywell, UTC Aerospace, Safran, Thales and GE Aviation, span all major aircraft systems in both civil and military markets. For more information, please visit

BBA Aviation plc is a leading global aviation services and aftermarket support provider. BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services businesses (Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation, International Turbine Service, W. H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services and Ontic) are focused on the repair and overhaul of gas turbine engines and the manufacture and service of aerospace components, sub-systems and systems. BBA Aviation’s Flight Support businesses (Signature Flight Support and ASIG) provide specialist on-airport support services, including refueling and ground handling, to the owners and operators of private, business, military and commercial aircraft. BBA Aviation group companies operate from more than 200 individual locations on five continents. For more information, please visit