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AvAir is proud to help sponsor and participate in the 7th annual Busting Butts To Save Breasts 5K in Chandler, Arizona later this month. Join the AvAir team on October 29 as we, along with family, friends, and community partners set our best foot forward for raising money to aid breast cancer research, with all funds benefitting the Jonsson Cancer Research Center Foundation at UCLA. The 5K adventure run/walk also features a kid’s boot camp, so bring the whole family along for a morning of fun geared towards a great cause. The run will be the morning of October 29 at 8:30am, race-day registration begins at 7:30am.

Register to participate online at bustingbuttstosavebreasts.com.

See you out there!

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The AvAir team is looking forward to connecting with you at this weekend’s ACPC – Air Carriers Purchasing Conference Inc. show in San Diego! Prior to the show, we want to introduce you to our Account Executive, Max Masterson…

• Max joined the AvAir team in early 2017. In 2007, Max earned his bachelor’s degree in Communications at the University of Kentucky.

• Part failures don’t stop office hours, so that’s why Max is ready round-the-clock to meet clients’ same-day shipment needs.

• In college, Max was an active member of the University of Kentucky’s Men’s Volleyball team. When he’s not working, Max still enjoys playing local recreational volleyball.

Ready to connect with Max and our team? Shoot us a note prior to this weekend’s show at info@avair.aero.

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The AvAir team is looking forward to connecting with you at this weekend’s ACPC – Air Carriers Purchasing Conference Inc. show in San Diego! Prior to the show, we want to introduce you to our Director of Inventory Sales, Mike McCune…

• When Mike isn’t managing AvAir’s booming inventory, he can be found on the racetrack in his 1974 Mach I Ford Mustang. Mike began drag racing in high school in 1975.

• At any given time, Mike is managing a stock of over 26 MILLION parts in AvAir’s climate controlled storage facilities.

• The racetrack isn’t the only place you can catch Mike speeding. Mike has AvAir’s average client response time down to 20 seconds to keep you flying higher, longer.

Ready to connect with Mike and our team? Shoot us a note prior to this weekend’s show at info@avair.aero.

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The AvAir team is looking forward to connecting with you at this weekend’s ACPC – Air Carriers Purchasing Conference Inc. show in San Diego! Prior to the show, we want to introduce you to our AOG Manager, Steven Solomon…

• Many of his colleagues in the industry refer to him as “Solly” so don’t be surprised if you hear that name thrown around at the upcoming ACPC show!

• Solly’s experience includes over 20 years in management and his passion for providing clients with the best experience possible keeps you flying higher and longer with AvAir.

• Solly enjoys volunteering for local non-profits and loves spending time with his wife and two beautiful children in Phoenix, AZ.

Ready to connect with Solly and our team? Shoot us a note prior to this weekend’s show at info@avair.aero.

AvAir: Facts of Flight

A leading aftermarket aviation parts supplier and recently named to The Aviation 100’s #2 spot as “Parts Supplier of the Year,” AvAir continues to soar within the aviation industry. There are numerous reasons for our success, but here are just a few of our favorites below.

Ready for AvAir to keep you flying higher, longer? Submit an RFQ now at sales@avair.aero.

Fact No. 1

AvAir keeps you flying higher, longer with a full stock of more than 26 MILLION ready-to-ship aircraft parts ready at a moment’s notice, 24/7/365.

Fact No. 2

Early bird or red eye, AvAir keeps you flying higher, longer with 24-hour service staff personnel plus easy online ordering.

Fact No. 3

We’re stocked and ready. AvAir keeps you flying higher, longer with more than 6.2 MILLION cubic square feet of topline ready-to-ship aircraft parts.

Fact No. 4

We’re fast, and getting even faster. AvAir’s average client response time is 20 seconds, with delivery as soon as same-day. We’re keeping you flying higher, longer.

Fact No. 5

Sunshine and topline customer service keep us powered. With over 1,441 solar panels, AvAir keeps you flying higher, while going green.

Fact No. 6

99% of satisfied clients ranked AvAir with 5-star service over the past 17 years. We’re keeping you flying higher, longer –– and happier.

Fact No. 7

We’ve helped rescue more than 1,200 aircraft-on-the-ground situations with many more on the horizon. We’re keeping you flying higher, longer.

Fact No. 8

Aircrafts around the globe rely on AvAir’s quick-response service to keep flights flying higher, longer.

Fact No. 9

We’ve gone green to keep the skies blue by saving more than 57,351 gallons of internal vehicle gasoline, thanks to our own rooftop solar panels.

Fact No. 10

Part failures don’t stop office hours, so that’s why our team is round-the-clock ready for your call with same-day shipments of everything you need to fly higher, longer.

About AvAir

Launched in Chandler, Arizona, in 2000, AvAir is a leading aftermarket aviation parts supplier. With more than 170,000 square feet of space holding more than five million parts and international offices in major cities worldwide, AvAir continues to soar within the aftermarket aviation industry, consistently earning awards and accolades from the industry’s most trusted authorities. For more about AvAir, visit AvAir.aero.

With the greater Phoenix area in an excessive heat warning throughout June, Sky Harbor International Airport cancelled more than 40 flights operated by regional jets due to the high temperatures.

“It’s very common that a company like AvAir will be called on to help support with replacement units in these high heat conditions,” said AvAir Vice President Kevin Lenz, joined by AvAir President Mike Bianco.

Air becomes less dense as temperatures rise, which can affect engine thrust and lift. Some planes are not certified beyond a maximum operating temperature of 118 degrees. On the day of the cancelled flights, temperatures hit 119 degrees.

Fox 10 News visited AvAir, the world’s #2 ranked aircraft parts supplier to learn more about the heat’s effect on aircrafts, as well as spotlight the Arizona-based company.

With more than 5 million rotable and consumable components across 170,000 square feet in their Chandler headquarters, AvAir shared how they work to keep flights in motion all over the world.

Watch the full clip below.

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CHANDLER, Ariz. – Arizona based AvAir continues to rise to the top, with the aftermarket aircraft parts provider snagging the number-two spot in The Aviation 100’s “Parts Supplier of the Year” rankings.

Then annual publication honors the best of the best in today’s aerospace industry, honoring the top 10 performers across 10 different categories, and AvAir continues to surge within the rankings, climbing six spots from its previous, number-eight honor.

“We’re humbled to be in such great company, and to gain recognition from one of the industry’s most trusted publications,” said AvAir President Mike Bianco. “This is a field that continues to grow and develop, with consumer demands changing every day, and our six-spot jump is a testament to our ability to not only adapt, but embrace those changes and provide a product and level of service that is second to none.”

In determining this year’s rankings, Aviation 100 assessed companies in terms of their inventory and number of clients, locations and employees. Additionally, a parts provider’s ability to source and supply parts within a tight timeline was also taken into account, as were results from the publication’s industry survey.

Initially founded as a parts brokerage in 2000, AvAir opened a new flagship headquarters in Chandler, Arizona in 2015, offering up more than 170,000 square feet of inventory storage space. With offices globally in addition to the Chandler facility and more than five million parts in stock at any given time, AvAir continues to carve out a name for itself as a global aviation industry leader while maintaining the easy accessibility of a much smaller company.

“We’re one of the smallest businesses on the list, but it just goes to show that size is secondary to a great product and personal, attentive customer service,” Bianco said. “Next year, we’re gunning for that number-one spot.”

About AvAir

Launched in Chandler, Arizona, in 2000, AvAir is a leading aftermarket aviation parts supplier. With more than 170,000 square feet of space holding more than five million parts and international offices in major cities worldwide, AvAir continues to soar within the aftermarket aviation industry, consistently earning awards and accolades from the industry’s most trusted authorities. For more about AvAir, visit AvAir.aero.

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AvAir is a contender for the Aviation 100 Parts Supplier of the Year award. It’s an honor we’ve worked hard to earn this year. Please vote for us using the link below.

Voting takes just a few minutes. You’ll find Parts Supplier of the Year in Section 4 of the short survey, and can indicate “NA” in other categories if you wish to move quickly to that section.

Please don’t delay – vote today! The survey closes on Sunday, December 11. We greatly appreciate your support and look forward to working with you in 2017.

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Knox

AvAir has announced the hiring of Bob Knox as senior vice president of finance. A business veteran with nearly 25 years of experience in inventory and cost control, capital budgeting, and financial planning and analysis, he most recently held the title of director of finance at Cytec, a $3 billion provider of advanced materials for aerospace and other industries. Knox will be charged with a number of responsibilities including overseeing AvAir’s financial planning and managing its banking relationships.

“Bob’s wealth of financial expertise and in-depth understanding of the aerospace industry will be a tremendous addition to our executive team,” said Mike Bianco, president at AvAir. “His skills, experience, and work ethic fit well with our philosophy of doing whatever it takes to deliver for our customers. We look forward to him playing a key role in guiding our continued expansion.”

AvAir is currently experiencing rapid growth, and is on a trajectory to have its best sales year ever. The company continues to expand its leadership team to harness the insights of the most talented executives in the business.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the AvAir team,” said Knox. “The company’s unique vision, strong values, and reputation for exceptional customer service are unparalleled in the industry. I look forward to working with our business partners and clients, and contributing my expertise toward our shared success.”

Mexico City-based Aeromexico, the flag carrier airline of Mexico and one of the largest in Latin America, has chosen AvAir to manage its excess inventory. Complete 767 rotable and consumable inventory is provided under the agreement.

Aeromexico operates scheduled services to nearly 60 destinations in South, Central, and North America, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean. It is one of the four founding members of the SkyTeam airline alliance, along with Delta Airlines, Air France, and Korean Air.

The arrangement will monetize surplus inventory for the carrier. It will also expand AvAir’s inventory of more than five million in-stock rotable and consumable components, to the benefit of its clients worldwide.
Do you have unused inventory you could be capitalizing on? AvAir encourages operators to contact them to learn more about the benefits of their asset management services.