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.