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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/
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.
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
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Jared Knights Honored with Edward J. Glueckler Award
We are proud to announce that Jared Knights, director of quality assurance at AvAir, has received the prestigious Edward J. Glueckler award from the Aviation Suppliers Association.
Each year, the Edward J. Glueckler Award is given to an individual in recognition of outstanding commitment, dedication and contribution to the ASA and the aviation industry. Nominees are submitted by their industry peers and the ASA Board of Directors makes the final selection.
The award is named for Edward J. Glueckler, ASA’s founder and first president. In honor of Glueckler’s outstanding contributions to the industry, the ASA Board of Directors selects a recipient who exemplifies his vision and enthusiasm.
“Continuing to honor the legacy of Edward Glueckler through this award is something me and my team are very passionate about,” said Michele Dickstein, president from ASA. “Jared is a valued member of ASA’s Quality Committee Leadership board and is an excellent representation of what this award is about.”
“I’m honored to receive this award and recognition – especially coming from the ASA, a group I greatly respect, admire and enjoy working with,” said Knights. “Having worked in this industry for more than a decade, aiming to support AvAir’s growth and success, awards and public recognition aren’t something I seek, so it was a surprise and honor to receive this.”
About Aviation Suppliers Association
With 30 years in the industry, the Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA), based in Washington, D.C., is a not-for-profit trade association, representing more than 775+ global member companies. Collectively, they lead critical logistics programs, purchasing efforts, and distribution of aircraft parts worldwide. Member companies include distributors, suppliers, surplus sales organizations, repair stations, manufacturers, airlines, operators, and other companies that provide services to the aviation parts supply industry. In addition, over 545 facilities have received accreditation to the ASA-100 Quality System Standard and there are over 800 facilities that comply with FAA Advisory Circular 00-56. The Aviation Suppliers Association Certification Body (ASACB) is an ANAB accredited certification body for ISO 9001:2015, AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 audits.
For more information on the ASA visit.aviationsuppliers.org/