Unprecedented Achievement: AvAir Secures Top Spot as Parts Supplier of the Year for the Fourth Consecutive Time

Airline Economics’ Aviation 100 Awards Recognize Outstanding Performers in the Aerospace Industry

Airline Economics’ Aviation 100 Awards Recognize Outstanding Performers in the Aerospace Industry

Unprecedented Achievement: AvAir Secures Top Spot as Parts Supplier of the Year for the Fourth Consecutive Time

CHANDLER, Ariz. – For the fourth consecutive year,  AvAir, an inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket, was awarded the No. 1 position on Airline Economics’ Aviation 100 “Parts Supplier of the Year” award, recognizing the company as a top leader in the industry with an impeccable reputation.

“What an achievement!” said Mike Bianco, CEO of AvAir. “We are honored to be recognized for our commitment to providing the best service, going above and beyond for our clients, and the hard work and dedication our team has to make AvAir the best in the industry.”

The past year, AvAir’s expanded its industry partnerships and continued to develop and support its existing clients. The leadership team’s nimble actions and decisions have supported the company’s growth and leading position in the industry. Additionally, AvAir has continued to hire new team members in a variety of departments in both the Arizona and Ireland offices.

This award was given at Airline Economics 13th annual Aviation 100 Global LeaderAwards in Dublin. Parts Supplier of the Year is judged on the following criteria: parts stocked, clients on books/new clients in the past 12 months, locations/number of employees, ability to source, supply and timescale; plus, results from the Aviation News survey.

With an unmatched financial purchasing capability, AvAir looks to continue to grow its pool of inventory throughout this year and beyond.

AvAir, now in its 23 year in business, offers customized solutions for customers and suppliers to buy, sell, exchange, loan, lease, or consign inventories with more than 26 million in-stock components. The company is ISO 9001, AS9120, and ASA 100 certified and adheres to the highest quality standards in all phases: purchasing, receiving, stocking, sales, and shipping.

AvAir Acquires Parts Inventory of TAP Maintenance & Engineering Brazil

More than 4,000,000 Items added to Existing Stock 

AvAir Acquires Parts Inventory of TAP Maintenance & Engineering Brazil

More than 4,000,000 Items added to Existing Stock

CHANDLER, Ariz. AvAir, an industry-leading inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket, has acquired TAP Maintenance & Engineering Brazil’s entire inventory. More than 100,000 line items were obtained by AvAir from TAP M&E.

TAP M&E Brazil (formerly VEM Maintenance & Engineering) is a company of TAP Portugal Group, one of the world’s 10 largest aircraft and component maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) companies in the world.

AvAir has purchased TAP M&E Brazil’s vast inventory of rotable and expendable parts from its Rio de Janeiro and Porto Alegre facilities. This inventory serviced narrow and widebody aircraft for most Boeing and Airbus fleet types. This inventory will be relocated to AvAir’s Chandler warehouse.

“Costs and lead times continue to increase across the board to buy new or repair existing parts. Having the right inventory tagged and ready to go is something our customers expect from us,” said Brandon Wesson, president at AvAir. “We’re pleased to have been able to work with the TAP Air Portugal team to acquire this inventory and expand our offering for our customers.”

With more than 26 million in-stock components, AvAir offers solutions for customers and suppliers to buy, sell, exchange, loan, lease, or manage assets and inventories. The company is ISO 9001, AS9120, and ASA 100 certified, and adheres to the highest quality standards in all phases: purchasing, receiving, stocking, sales, and shipping.

About TAP Portugal Group – TAP Air Portugal is the flag carrier of Portugal, headquartered at Lisbon Airport which also serves as its hub. TAP – Transportes Aéreos Portugueses – has been a member of the Star Alliance since 2005 and operates on average 2,500 flights a week to 90 destinations in 34 countries worldwide.

GE Aviation Materials Expands Partnership with AvAir

Program Now Covers CF34-Engine Material 

GE Aviation Materials Expands Partnership with AvAir

Program Now Covers CF34-Engine Material 

CHANDLER, Ariz. – AvAir, an industry-leading inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket, has expanded its management agreement with  (GEAM) with an additional 20,000 line items bringing the total amount under management to over 90,000 components. The inventory management program now covers CF34 engine material in addition to the already managed inventories including CF6, GE90, and GEnx applications.

GE Aviation Materials, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Aerospace, is a world-leading provider of used serviceable material and TrueChoice Transitions™ solutions: Green time Lease, custom work scopes, Engine/Module exchanges, consignment, lessor integration and portability products for GE Aerospace’s commercial engine programs. GE Aerospace has a global service network to support these offerings.

AvAir’s Chandler, Arizona-based facility will continue to manage the inventory that will now expand offerings to AvAir’s regional commercial operators and lessors of CF34 engines on aircraft including Embraer 170/190 and Bombardier CRJ700/900/1000.  It also will expand its support to AvAir’s business aviation customers who own/operate CF34-3 engines on various Bombardier Challenger aircraft.       

With this growing partnership AvAir’s support of the GE MRO Network expands to add CF34 in addition to the established support offered on CF6, GE90, and GEnx aircraft.

This agreement and other recent asset management contracts support AvAir’s growth plan which includes evaluating additional strategic affiliations throughout the industry to continue to expand the company’s global offerings. 

With more than 26 million in-stock components, AvAir offers solutions for customers and suppliers to buy, sell, exchange, loan, lease, or manage assets and inventories. The company is ISO 9001, AS9120, and ASA 100 certified, and adheres to the highest quality standards in all phases: purchasing, receiving, stocking, sales, and shipping.

About GE Aviation MaterialsGE Aerospace, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet engines, components and systems for commercial and military aircraft. GE Aerospace has a global service network to support these offerings. For more information, visit us at www.GEAerospace.com. Follow GE Aviation on, YouTube, and.

AvAir Sponsors Frankie Muniz’s ARCA Menards Series 13th Race

Arizona Resident Set to Complete Rookie Race Year at General Tire 100 in Watkins Glen NY

CHANDLER, Ariz. – Chandler-based AvAir, an industry-leading inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket is proud to announce its sponsorship of Arizona resident, Frankie Muniz’s ARCA Menards Series 13th race. The race is Friday, Aug. 18 at the General Tire 100 in Watkins Glen New York.

Muniz races full-time in the ARCA Menards Series for Rette Jones Racing in the team’s No. 30 Ford. Muniz is an actor-turned-driver who starred in FOX’s “Malcolm in the Middle” among other TV shows and movies.

“As an Arizona based company we are proud to share our passion through our work around the world, and support Frankie in his quest to do the same – who also calls Arizona home,” said Zach Hall, vice president of business development at AvAir. “We’re excited to see Frankie conquering the ARCA Menards Series in his rookie year and we look forward to seeing the AvAir blue on the car Friday,” 

This will be the first time Muniz will race at Watkins Glen in an ARCA car and aims to improve on his sixth-place road course showing at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course last month. This is the first time AvAir has sponsored Muniz. 

“I am excited to return to a road course this weekend and the opportunity to turn lefts and rights as such an iconic track in New York,” said Muniz. “I expect the race to be extremely competitive, but I think we will make strong gains from the practice to qualifying and then the race that will allow us to contend for our second top-five finish of the season.”

The team from AvAir will also be in New York this week at the ACPC (Air Carriers Purchasing Conference) event showcasing AvAir as a leader in the aviation industry and supporting Muniz’s efforts.

AvAir is a global leader in the aviation industry providing solutions to their needs and is proud to sponsor Muniz in his pursuit to be a leader in the racing world.

AvAir has more than 26 million in-stock parts available and works with its customers and suppliers to buy, sell, exchange, loan, lease or consign. The company is ISO 9001, AS9120 and ASA 100 certified, and adheres to the highest quality standards in all phases: purchasing, receiving, stocking, sales and shipping.

For more information about Muniz visit https://www.arcaracing.com/drivers/frankie-muniz/ 

VSE Aviation Partners with AvAir for Asset Management

Global Aviation Aftermarket Parts Supplier Gains New Rotable Inventory Pools

CHANDLER, Ariz. –  AvAir, an industry-leading inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket has been selected by VSE Aviation to manage a large component exchange pool composed of Airbus and Boeing fleet parts. All materials will be certified by VSE Aviation’s network of MROs and available for sale or exchange to AvAir’s worldwide customer base.

AvAir has more than 26 million in-stock parts available and works with its customers and suppliers to buy, sell, exchange, loan, lease or consign. This partnership enhances AvAir’s strategic exchange pool to further meet customer demand.

VSE Aviation is a leading provider of aftermarket distribution and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for components and engine accessories. Headquartered in South Florida, VSE Aviation provides parts and services for global commercial, business and general aviation, cargo, military, defense, and rotorcraft customers.

“I’m proud that our teams were able to come together to create this agreement,” said Steven Solly, Vice President of Sales at AvAir. “This collaboration between two of aviation’s fastest-growing companies will bolster one of the largest global rotable exchange pools for the Boeing and Airbus fleets and we look forward to serving our customers in those markets.”

With this transaction, AvAir will add thousands of rotables, over various ATA chapters, where supply chain issues continue to be an issue for airlines across the globe. The entire stock will be added to AvAir’s growing Dublin and Chandler facilities to support customers worldwide.

“As we continue to expand our MRO offerings, partnering with AvAir and utilizing their exchange programs helps VSE Aviation reach a broader customer base across international markets,” said Ben Thomas, President of VSE Aviation.  

AvAir is ISO 9001, AS9120 and ASA 100 certified, and adheres to the highest quality standards in all phases: purchasing, receiving, stocking, sales and shipping.

About AvAir: Founded in 2000, Arizona-based AvAir is a global leader in the aviation aftermarket, providing customized inventory solutions for airlines, OEMs, and MROs. AvAir has been named Parts Supplier of the Year for 2021, 2022, and 2023 by Airline Economics, the leading industry trade publication. It has also been recognized for its work in sustainability by The Aviation 100, AvAir received the Environmental Sustainability award.

About VSE Aviation: VSE is a leading provider of aftermarket distribution and repair services for air, land and sea transportation assets for government and commercial markets. Core services include MRO services, parts distribution, supply chain management and logistics, engineering support, and consulting and training services for global commercial, federal, military and defense customers. VSE also provides information technology and energy consulting services. For additional information regarding VSE’s products and services, visit www.vsecorp.com.

AIDC Selects AvAir for Asset Management

Exclusive program covering multiple aircraft components

CHANDLER, Ariz. — AvAir, an industry-leading inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket, has been selected by Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC), for an asset management program initially covering components for a wide array of aircraft.

“Our team prides itself on providing the best customer service and solutions for our clients and we’re thrilled to be able to offer our services to AIDC as an asset manager.” said  Moe El-Khatib, vice president – defense at AvAir. “We’re pleased we could support AIDC’s objective while expanding our global reach to meet our customers’ needs more efficiently and broadly.”

Founded in 1969, AIDC provides a well-balanced diversified mix of both military and commercial products and services. Through a robust alliance of domestic material suppliers, equipment providers, manufacturers, logistic services and more, AIDC provides expertise in aircraft system integration, aircraft development, parts manufacturing, aircraft assembly, testing and verification. 

“As AIDC looks to continue to grow, improve and provide our expertise in the defense industry, commercial aviation and industrial technology it was beneficial for us to partner with AvAir to distribute critical parts to a larger audience,” said Jennifer Chuang, VP Director at AIDC.

AvAir, now in its 23rd year in business, offers customized solutions for customers and suppliers to buy, sell, exchange, loan, lease, or consign inventories with more than 26 million in-stock components. The company is ISO 9001, AS9120, and ASA 100 certified and adheres to the highest quality standards in all phases: purchasing, receiving, stocking, sales, and shipping.


For more information on AIDC visit www.aidc.com.tw/en