Month: January 2024

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.