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PRIVATE, CHARTER, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES. SPARES REPAIR & SUPPLY COMPANY. HQ AT PARTRIDGE GREEN, SUSSEX. HAS REPAIR AND SPARES CENTERS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD, WITH 45,000 SQ FT PREMISES CLOSE TO LONDON'S MAJOR AIRPORTS. 24 HOUR AIRPLANE ON GROUND (AOG) SERVICE.
PARTRIDGE GREEN, WEST SUSSEX, GREAT BRITAIN
Great Britain (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland) was established in 1066, it covers an area of 242,432 sq km, its population is 59 million, its capital city is London and its official language is English.
MARCH 2000: 727-25, WET-LEASED TO SHABAIR (SHB). BUYS A310 & A300-600 ROTABLES & CONSUMABLES INVENTORY FOR $24 MILLION FROM A EUROPEAN AIRLINE.
APRIL 2000: 2-YEAR, NECON AIR, NEPAL CONTRACT TO PROVIDE SPARES SUPPORT PACKAGE, INCLUDING REPAIR/OVERHAUL, FOR ITS ATR42-300'S.
AUGUST 2000: 5-YEAR EXCLUSIVE CONTRACT FROM B AE SYSTEMS, TO MARKET B AE'S AVRO RJ/B AE 146 SURPLUS INVENTORY.
NOVEMBER 2000: 2-YEAR, (HAECO) (CAT) CONTRACT FOR SPARES SUPPORT FOR ITS L-1011 MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS WORLDWIDE, INCLUDING 2 L-1011-500'S NOW IN "D" AIRPLANE MAINTENANCE CHECK, & REAR SPAR MODIFICATIONS.
OCTOBER 2001: BUYS A330-322 (068, 9M-MKB) VALUED AT $95 MILLION. SETS UP A JOINT VENTURE COMPANY "A330 SPARES LTD," TO MARKET THE AIRPLANE ON A SALE, EXCHANGE OR LOAN BASIS.
May 2002: Ghana Airways (GHN) had its DC-10 impounded at London (LHR) by liquidators Benedict Mackenzie for unpaid 2-year-old debts of 4 Million Pounds, owed to A J Walter Aviation (AJW). As a consequence, the airline suspended services to the UK and Italy, its only other European destination. (GHN) is now in negotiations with Tryaton of Switzerland and T&E of Lebanon, who have proposed providing a fleet of airplanes, cash, and management support, in return for a 3 or 5 year, joint venture agreement.
April 2007: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) opened a 60,000-sq.-ft logistics center in Billingshurst near the company's headquarters.
May 2007: A J Walter (AJW) said Bulgarian charter carrier Air Via (VIM) signed a power-by-the-hour contract covering an A320.
(AJW) received a five-year power-by-the-hour contract from Travel Service (TSF), the largest private airline company in the Czech Republic, covering its fleet of 737NGs.
(AJW) announced a partnership with Singapore-based Relaer Asia in engine leasing. Relaer will "assist (AJW) in the sourcing of engine assets, support negotiations with customers, manage the lease agreements and all of the logistic concerning the maintenance storage and supply of the assets."
June 2007: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) signed a new power-by-the-hour parts and Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) agreement with Air Moldova (MOL) for its A320 fleet. The contract runs for in excess of three years.
July 2007: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) said that Essential (EAMS), the Denmark-based Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) specialist formed from the technical department of Sterling Airlines (STR), awarded (AJW) a five-year power-by-the-hour support agreement for two 737-300s owned by Jet Time (JTM).
August 2007: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) was awarded "approved status" as an airplane spares supplier by Vietnam's Pacific Airlines (PAH).
September 2007: A J Walter (AJW) (Leasing) Ltd said it is taking delivery of the second of two A320s purchased from British Airways (BAB) last year for parting out. The first was delivered last November.
(AJW) will help Thales (THL) Training and Simulation, support customers of its flight simulators, by providing maintenance and spare parts supply of airplane avionics and instruments fitted to the simulators. Initially, Thales (THL) will use the service to support its contract to maintain Qatar Airways (QTA)'s three C2000X simulators for the A320, A330 and 777.
December 2007: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) signed a "power-by-the-hour" agreement with Air Seychelles (ASY) covering three 767s. The deal is for two years, plus a one-year option.
February 2008: A J Walter Leasing (AJW) signed a six-year, $6 million deal with Alitalia (ALI) to provide A321 spare parts.
May 2008: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) won associate membership in (IATP), gaining access to international spares distribution from hubs in London, Singapore, Prague, and Dubai.
(AJW) reached a five-year power-by-the-hour deal with Slovakia's Seagle Air (CGL). Work will begin on two 737-500s.
June 2008: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) specializes in the supply and repair of a wide range of airplane components. This also includes leasing components, power-by-the-hour, and ground support for the most demanding aviation companies in the industry. The investment in stock is combined with experienced and knowledgeable sales administrators throughout the world, who visit our customers and work with them to tailor-make flexible solutions to meet their individual purchasing and repair requirements.
In recent years the company has demonstrated dramatic growth and expansion. (AJW) has over >150 employees, and conducts business in more than one hundred countries.
(AJW) signed a five-year, power-by-the-hour deal with Air VIA (VIM) covering its fleet of four A320s.
November 2008: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) will provide Jet Time (JTM) with power-by-the-hour for four 737s under a five-year deal. Consignment stock will be positioned in Copenhagen.
December 2008: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) opened a Dubai office to support hubs in London, Singapore, Miami, and Prague. The site will advance management services across the region.
(AJW) signed a three-year power-by-the-hour contract with Viking Airlines (VKN) covering two 737-800s. (VKN) plans to acquire two additional 737-800s next year and by 2011 operate 11 of the type, according to CEO, Christian Tadjeran.
February 2009: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) was awarded a seven-year power-by-the-hour contract to provide rotable component support for Czech Airlines (CSA)'s fleet of 33 Airbus (EDS) airplanes from March 1. The agreement initially covers two A321s, eight A320s and seven A319s. The remaining 16 airplanes will join the program over the next seven years.
May 2009: AJW Aviation (AJW) announced a five-year power-by-the-hour contract extension with Air Blue (ABU), extending (AJW) support to cover a further 11 A319s and A321s being inducted into the fleet until 2011. The extension supplements an existing power-by-the-hour agreement between the companies.
June 2009: AJW Aviation (AJW) expanded its power-by-the-hour contract with Bulgarian charter airline BH Air (BGH) to include an additional three A320s.
July 2009: AJ Walter Aviation (AJW) signed a power-by-the-hour contract with Belle Air (BEL) covering (BEL)'s A320 family airplanes. (BEL) plans to operate up to seven Airbus (EDS) narrow bodies within three years.
(AJW) Aviation expanded its power-by-the-hour contract with Seagle Air (CGL) to include an additional three 737-300s.
August 2009: (AJW) Aviation expanded its power-by-the-hour contract with Sweden's Viking Airlines (VKN) to include an additional three 737-300s and one 737-800.
(AJW) Aviation expanded its power-by-the-hour contract with Astraeus (AUA) to include an additional 757-200.
September 2009: (AJW) Aviation expanded its power-by-the-hour contract with Czech Airlines (CSA) to include an additional two A320s and two A321s. The program is set to cover the entire (CSA) fleet of 33 airplanes by 2016.
November 2009: AJ Walter Aviation (AJW) said it received approved supplier status from Delta (DAL) TechOps.
May 2010: AJ Walter Aviation (AJW) said it has extended its A320 power-by-the-hour contract with Cyprus Airways (CYP) to include engine line replacement units. The contract covers nine (V2500)-powered A319s/A320s.
(AJW) Aviation expanded its power-by-the-hour contract with Buraq Air (BUQ) to include two 737-400s.
July 2010: (AJW) Aviation expanded its power-by-the-hour contract with Jet Time (JTM) to include a seventh 737-400.
August 2010: AJ Walter (AJW) Leasing announced it will provide Delta (DAL) TechOps with a $10 million spare parts package to support A330 operators including Hawaiian Airlines (HWI).
October 2010: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) was appointed by Boeing (TBC) Shanghai Aviation Services to provide a range of support services for its 737/747/767 maintenance activities. The three-year contract covers loan, exchange, sale, consignment and repair management services.”
November 2010: (AJW) Aviation reported its newly opened AS9120-certified Singapore warehouse facility currently holds in-service Airbus (EDS) and Boeing (TBC) inventory in excess of >$20 million.
Nick Price, ex-SR Technic (SWS) appointed (AJW) Regional Director Contract Services.
December 2010: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) named Bruce Allison, Regional Director Engine Materials.
January 2011: (AJW) Aviation reached a three-year agreement with Frankfurt-based Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) service provider (HAITEC) to manage its component repair and overhaul requirements.
February 2011: (AJW) Aviation reached a five-year power-by-the-hour contract with Senegal Airlines (SNG), covering (SNG)’s first two A319s. (SNG) has purchased six Airbus (EDS) airplanes and will take delivery of two more this year.
March 2011: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) announced the availability of a new interactive Web portal to give customers a real-time view of all component orders.
(AJW) has announced a 10-year power-by-the-hour component support contract from Germania (GER), covering (GER)'s fleet of 737NG and A320-family airplanes.
April 2011: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) announced it has acquired a 60-acre site for the development of a “significant global HQ and logistics center,” near London Gatwick Airport. The facility will initially provide more than >175,000 sq ft of office and storage facilities for its Airbus (EDS) and Boeing (TBC) components, engines and consumables. It is slated to open in the fall of 2012.
(AJW) said it received a five-year contract from Turkish Technic (THY) to provide “full power-by-the-hour and leased stock services for Turkish Airlines (THY)’s 777-300ER fleet.” (AJW) said it will team with its partner, British Airways (BAB) Engineering to execute the contract, which covers an initial 12 airplanes in-service and on order.
(AJW) also announced plans to combine its resources with Turkish Technic (THY) at a new Sabiha Gokcen-based facility to provide integrated airplane support services to the region. Turkish Technic (THY) is investing up to $500 million in the facility, which it will open “in order to rapidly grow” Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) and component repair service business activities. Turkish Technic (THY) already operates (MRO) facilities at Istanbul Ataturk.
“Over the last decade, (AJW) has worked closely and successfully with many airlines in Turkey,” said (AJW) President, Christopher Whiteside. “We have seen the huge growth in this market in recent years.”
June 2011: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) won a contract with Small Planet Airlines (LIJ) to provide integrated consumables management, supporting charter flight programs from Rome Fiumicino and Milan Malpensa this year. (LIJ) operates a fleet of six 737-300s and two A320s. (LIJ) operates flights to Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, and Italy.
September 2011: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) has been selected by Air Europa (ARE) to provide (PBH) support for its A330 Trent engine component accessories under a five-year agreement, covering two airplanes. The contract includes the location of a main base kit in Madrid.
(AJW) has agreed to acquire four 737-300s from Pembroke Capital Aircraft (PEB) (Shannon) Ltd for part out. The airplanes were last operated by Germania (GER).
(AJW) signed a three-year service contract with (RAK) Airways to provide full power by the hour and (MBK) lease support for (RAK)'s A320 fleet.
November 2011: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) was selected by XL Airways France (STU) for a five-year power-by-the-hour (PBH) support contract, covering (STU)'s 737NG airplane fleet at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). It is (AJW)'s first (PBH) contract in the French aviation market and its first at (CDG).
January 2012: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) has been selected by Cyprus Airways (CYP) to provide full power-by-the-hour support for its fleet of 11 A319 and A320s, extending a 2009 contract through to 2016.
April 2012: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) has announced a "substantial" increase in Boeing (TBC) and Airbus (EDS) component inventory at its facilities in Miami and Los Angeles.
(AJW) signed a three-year consignment agreement with StandardAero. (AJW) will gain access to StandardAero repair capabilities and current inventory while StandardAero will gain access to (AJW)’s inventory of engine material.
May 2012: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) has a five-year power-by-the-hour contract with Somon Air (SML) covering its fleet of four 737NG airplanes. The contract includes locating a main base kit at Dushanbe Airport to support (SML).
June 2012: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) won a (PBH) support contract from Avion Express (AVS), covering (AVS)’s fleet of three A320 airplanes, and growing to five later this year. Terms include a lease for the provision of a local main base kit.
July 2012: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) announced it has completed the part-out of two 737-6Z9s00 (30137; & 30138) airplanes purchased from Austrian Airlines (AUL). The airplanes were disassembled by eCube Solutions in Wales.
(AJW) was selected by AlMasria Universal Airlines (ALU) to provide component support for 2 A320s and 1 A321.
September 2012: Canadian Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) provider Aveos Fleet Performance filed for insolvency in March 2012 after its main customer, Air Canada (ACN), withdrew part of its work. Initially, there was hope that the Montreal-based maintenance company could continue to operate its engine and component facilities, but the staff never returned to work.
The component overhaul shop only opened in 2011, but Aveos never won sufficient custom beyond its former parent carrier (ACN) to make its business work. In August, UK spare part specialist A J Walter (AJW) took over the component shop, while Lufthansa Technik (DLH) (LTK) is poised to win the engine maintenance deal - although that work will shift to Germany.
A J Walter Aviation (AJW) completed its purchase of the component repair business of Aveos Fleet Performance. "(AJW) Technique" will be housed at the Aveos Montreal facility.
(AJW) President, Christopher Whiteside said finalization of the deal was a “challenging experience,” which has spanned “many weeks.” He added that over the next few months (AJW) Technique will rebuild the workshop’s capabilities and, over the long term, the facility will “provide many new jobs.”
(AJW) has more than >800 airline customers and more than >400 airplanes under contract. Its annual turnover is in excess of >$400 million.
October 2012: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) signed power by the hour agreements with four customers; Air Moldova (MOL) (A320s), Cosmo Airlines (COS) (A320s), BH Air (BGH) (Airbus airplanes) and Aerosvit Airlines (u7ka) (737CL/NGs).
(AJW) and British Airways (BAB) Engineering have joined forces to offer operators access to 787 spares and repair capabilities as part of an integrated program.
November 2012: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) opened a new corporate headquarters in West Sussex. The new campus facility is nearly a quarter of a million square feet on a site of over >60 acres.
(AJW) Capital Partners Limited, part of the (AJW) Group of companies, has entered into a purchase agreement with Airbus (EDS) (SAS) for two new A340-500 airplanes. The A340-500s will enter commercial service with an existing (AJW) Group customer.
January 2013: The (CIT) Group (TCI) arranged and syndicated a $125 million senior secured credit facility to A J Walter Aviation (AJW), which (AJW) will use to support spare parts acquisitions.
The (AJW) Group said it is “significantly increasing” the size of its engine lease portfolio, aiming to grow its lease pool to over >60 engines this year. A J Walter Leasing and A J Walter Aviation (AJW) have recently added three (CF6-80C2)s, five (CFM56-3C1)s and one (PW4056-3) to the lease portfolio of (PW2040) and (CFM56) series engines.
The (AJW) Group elected Steve Hollinshead to Finance Director. Hollinshead will have responsibility for financial matters across A J Walter Aviation (AJW) and other Group companies, including (AJW) Technique.
The (AJW) Group said it is “significantly increasing” the size of its engine lease portfolio, aiming to grow its lease pool to over >60 engines this year. A J Walter Leasing and A J Walter Aviation have recently added three (GE) Aviation (GEC) (CF6-80C2)s, five (CFM) International (CFM56-3C1)s and one Pratt & Whitney (PRW) (PW4056-3) to the lease portfolio of (PW2040) and (CFM56) series engines.
(AJW) Technique named Allan Pennycuick, Engineering & Quality Manager; Guy Salicco, Production Manager; Robert Gogo, Supply Chain Manager; and Carmine Di Fruscia, Financial Controller.
April 2013: A J Walter Aviation (AJW) named Christian Duhain as Managing Director for the Asia-Pacific. Duhain was most recently Corporate VP (EADS) International Development, Asia-Pacific & Latin America. It also named Benjamin Leong to its Singapore team as Regional Sales Manager.
A J Walter Aviation (AJW), in partnership with British Airways (BAB) Engineering, has won a contract from Azerbaijan Airlines (AHY) to provide power-by-the-hour component support for its new fleet of 787s. The partnership will provide (AHY) with component supply, inventory management and repair services.
A J Walter Aviation (AJW) was selected by Tajikistani airline Somon Air (SML) for a second five-year power-by-the-hour support contract with A J Walter Aviation (AJW), covering two 737 classics. The first contract, signed in January 2012, covers the privately owned Dushanbe-based airline’s four 737NGs.
A J Walter Aviation (AJW) has been selected by Southern Air (SOF) of Kentucky to provide power-by-the-hour support for its fleet of four 747s and four 777s.
(AJW) Technique Component, Repair & Overhaul has opened in Montreal. A J Walter Aviation (AJW) purchased the assets of Aveos Fleet performance in September 2012 to launch the new Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) facility.
May 2013: (AJW) Aviation has been selected by low cost carrier (LCC) Air Arabia Egypt (AGP) to provide power-by-hour support and leased inventory for two A320s.
(AJW) Aviation has been selected by Russia’s (JSC) UTair Aviation (TYU) to provide power-by-the-hour support for (JSC)’s fleet of 37 737-500s and 737-400s.
June 2013: Albanian airline, Belle Air (BEL) has signed a power-by-the-hour contract with A J Walter Aviation (AJW) for support of its new A319s and A320s. (BEL)’s A320 fleet should total up to seven airplanes in three years.
Bulgaria’s BH Air (BGH) has added +3 more A320s to its Power By the Hour (PBH) contract with A J Walter Aviation (AJW).
August 2013: (AJW) Aviation will provide spares support across Japan Airlines (JAL)/(JAS)’s fleet and subsidiary airlines. (AJW) will support (JAL)/(JAS)’s Boeing (TBC) airplanes from its Singapore stocks, which have extensive Boeing (TBC) component inventories. AJ Walter (AJW) added that it is "working closely" with (JAL)/(JAS)'s Engineering department to accommodate Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau regulations in its operations.
October 2013: (AJW) Aviation will provide power-by-the-hour support to 737-3Q4SF (24209, 5N-BMA) Classic cargo airplane operated by Skypower Express Airways (SED) Nigeria over the next three years.
The (AJW) Group has formed a strategic supplier relationship with Air New Zealand (ANZ) to provide integrated airplane support services.
Montreal-based, aircraft maintenance group (AJW) has signed an Authorized Service Center and Purchase Parts five-year agreement with Honeywell International (SGC). The agreement gives (AJW) direct access to Honeywell (SGC) technical data and spare parts, along with technical assistance and training provided by Honeywell (SGC) for the duration of the agreement. "This new partnership with Honeywell (SGC) is the most recent example of (AJW) Technique’s rapid success at gaining strategic and tactical support from the world’s leading Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)s,” said Gavin Simmonds, General Manager of (AJW) Technique.
November 2013: Caribbean Airlines (TTA) has signed a second power-by-the-hour contract with (AJW) Aviation to support its fleet of fifteen 737NGs. (AJW) will support the airplanes from its Miami-based facility, and stock will also be accessible from Delta (DAL) TechOps’ inventory at (JFK).
December 2013: (AJW) Aviation has signed a five year power-by-hour contract with Iceland’s (WOW) air. The contract covers one Airbus A320.
The (AJW) Group has appointed Deepak Sharma Chief Technical Officer (CTO). Sharma will also be Executive Director responsible for (AJW) Singapore.
January 2014: (AJW0 Aviation has been selected by Russia’s JSC UTair Aviation (TYU) to extend its power-by-the-hour support to an additional 20 Airbus A320s and three Boeing 767s.
February 2014: The (AJW) Group has appointed Michael Duncan as Regional Director for Africa.
(AJW) Technique’s Montreal facility has been certified by the Thai Civil Aviation Authority.
The (AJW) Group will increase investment in China with expanded offices in Shanghai. The firm expects to announce significant contract developments in China over the next couple of months. Group member, (AJW) Technique recently was certified by the Brazilian Civil Aviation Authority.
April 2014: (AJW) Aviation has signed a five-year power-by-hour contract for parts with SmartLynx (LAJ).
May 2014: (AJW) Aviation extended its 10-year power-by-the-hour contract with Germania (GER) to cover the addition of four Airbus A321s and one A319.
(AJW) Aviation has launched a bespoke, state-of-art barcode scanning app to complement its consumables consignment solution. And (AJW) has a new long-term agreement for consumable support with Aerostar, which has implemented the App to aid efficiency. (AJW) has also signed a three-year agreement with Italy’s Atitech for the provision of integrated consumables management using the app.
(AJW) Aviation has a two-year contract from Nigeria’s Air Peace to provide power-by-the-hour component support for four Boeing 737-500s.
June 2014: (AJW) Aviation has extended a flight-hour support contract with Air Astana (AKZ) for a further five-year term until April 2019. The new agreement with (AJW) covers an additional five A320s, bringing the total to 15, plus a further five Boeing 757s and three 767s.
(AJW) Aviation has signed a five-year agreement with Southern Air (SOF) to provide power-by-the-hour support for four Boeing 737 classics.
The (AJW) Group also announced it has appointed Jason Cordoba as Commercial Development Officer.
July 2014: (AJW) Aviation has signed a contract with Air Serbia (JAT) for a five-year power-by-the-hour contract covering the supply of spare parts for Air Serbia (JAT)’s seven Airbus A319-100s and two A320-200s.
August 2014: (AJW) Aviation has signed a seven-year power-by-hour contract with Spain’s Privilege Style (PVG). The contract will cover parts for the airline’s Boeing 767-300s.
(AJW) has signed a 10-year power-by-the-hour (PBH) extension with Lithuanian airline, Avion Express (AVS).
October 2014: (AJW) Aviation has named Cari Smith as USA Regional Sales Director.
November 2014: (AJW) Aviation has partnered with Storm Aviation to further its total airplane support. Storm Aviation is (EASA) Part-145- and Part-147-approved and operates line stations across Europe, Asia and the Commonwealth states. It also provides B1 and B2 engineers (MT) and line maintenance staff direct to customers. Storm’s expertise is in commercial airplanes from Airbus A320s to A380s, Boeing 737s to 777s and regional jets.
January 2015: News Item A-1: (AJW) Aviation has named Danielle Kaskel Senior Manager for Business Development, North America. (AJW) Aviation has appointed Shane Tingey as Sales Director.
February 2015: (AJW) Capital Partners, part of the (AJW) Group, has purchased an Airbus A319 airframe, and teardown is currently underway at eCube in St Athan, Wales, UK, to support (AJW)’s power-by-the-hour contracts.
March 2015: News Item A-1: (AJW) Aviation has a multiyear easyJet (EZY) contract to provide A320 Family component repair & overhaul, plus supply consumables and manage (EZY)'s spares at 30 line stations in Europe.
News Item A-2: (AJW) Aviation purchased an Airbus A320-200 from (SMBC) Aviation Capital Netherlands, bringing the total number of airplanes recently purchased for tear-down to four.
May 2015: News Item A-1: (AJW) Aviation has been chosen by CAMAIR-CO (CAM) (Cameroon Airlines) to provide power-by-the-hour for three Boeing airplanes. (AJW) will deliver full (ATA) Chapter support without exemptions, providing dispatch reliability, streamlined component management, and cost savings.
News Item A-2: (AJW) Aviation has appointed Oliver Stratford as Sales Manager for Southern Africa.
June 2015: (AJW) Aviation has signed an agreement for an additional two A320s under its 10-year power-by-the-hour (PBH) contract with Lithuania’s Avion Express (AVS).
October 2015: News Item A-1: (AJW) Aviation has inked an easyJet (EZY) contract for A320 component support on a cost-per-flight-hour basis.
News Item A-2: The (AJW) Group signed a 5-year fixed price repair agreement with Rockwell Collins to maintain its equipment installed on (AJW) customer fleets. Aircraft covered include Airbus A320s, Boeing 737s, 747s, and 767s.
News Item A-3: The (AJW) Group will assist Russian component (MRO) Technic One with setup of a spare-part pool for the Sukhoi Super Jet and the MS-21. The cooperation also includes formation of a component repair service and a spare-part center for (CFM56)s. The new facility will be established in Ulyanovsk Vostochny in Russia.
News Item A-4: Brazil’s Modern Logistics has chosen (AJW) Aviation and (AJW) Leasing to provide power-by-the-hour services for 15 737-400F freighters by 2017. (AJW)’s 1st (PBH) contract in Brazil spearheads establishment of a local pool of spares for other airline and Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) partners.
November 2015: (AJW) Technique has been granted renewal of its Type Certificate Approval by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation Indonesia. And (AJW) Aviation has appointed Guy van den Berg Director of Contract Services.
January 2016: (AJW) Aviation was selected by Primera Air (JTX) for full power-by-the-hour services for 8 Boeing 737NGs. (AJW) will also place spares stock in Copenhagen.
February 2016: News Item A-1: Air Incheon (ICH) has renewed its power-by-the-hour (PBH) contract with (AJW) Aviation. (AJW) will continue to provide full ATA Chapter (PBH) support for (ICH)’s growing fleet of Boeing airplanes.
News Item A-2: (AJW) Aviation has signed a new power-by-the-hour contract with Air New Zealand (ANZ) to manage component support for five Boeing 767s. (ANZ)’s own Boeing inventory will be held on site in Auckland to a defined list and the balance of spare parts will be held on consignment in Singapore.
March 2016: News Item A-1: (AJW) Aviation has appointed Thomas van de Wiel as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). (AJW) has also appointed Daniel Watson as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).
News Item A-2: (AJW) Aviation has signed a 7-year, power-by-hour contract with Spain’s Privilege Style (PVG). The contract covers spare parts for 2 Boeing 757s.
April 2016: (AJW) Aviation has appointed Ian Smith Key Account Director, responsible for business partnerships with key customers.
June 2016: (AJW) Engines has appointed Tony Shen as Director of Engine Services - China. He will enable (AJW) to offer independent expertise and support across: fan blade exchanges, engine material recovery program (CFM56-5B, CFM56-7B) and (GE90), engine rebuild and end-of-life solutions, whole engine sale and lease, engine management and technical services, engine part-out and consignment, engine inventory consignment, and ad hoc parts sales.
July 2016: (AJW) Aviation named Caroline Cauvin as Director of Procurement. Cauvin joins (AJW) from Virgin Atlantic Airways (VAA) where she has been VP Procurement for the past four years leading a team of 23 procurement specialists across airline expenditure, and Virgin Holidays’ indirect expenditure.
October 2016: News Item A-1: (AJW) Technique and Air Canada (ACN) have renewed a 5-year contract for slide and inflatable maintenance.
News Item A-2: (AJW) Group has appointed Bell Pottinger as its retained corporate Public Relations (PR) agency.
November 2016: (AJW) Aviation promoted Ian Smith as VP Commercial.
December 2016: The (AJW) Group relocated its engine division from Merthyr Tydfil in Wales UK to its Group Headquarters near London Gatwick airport. The move enabled (AJW) Engines to integrate with the technical and sales teams at (AJW)’s Group Headquarters, enhancing service levels and extending its capability to support customers with a range of tailored and flexible solutions.
May 2017: (AJW) signed a component support deal with (JC) (Cambodia) International Airlines for 20 new Airbus A320s.
October 2017: News Item A-1: (AJW) Group expanded its (PBH) contract with Canadian (LCC) Air Transat (AIJ) to cover its Airbus A330s.
News Item a-2: The (AJW) Group named Prashant Mohan as VP Sales Middle East in Dubai and promoted Tom De Geytere to Chief Sales Officer.
August 2018: The (AJW) Group was selected by Romania’s "Just Us Air" to provide Airbus A320 component support.
1 727-25 (JT8D) (220-18967, /66, 9Q-CAV), EX-(EAL), WET-LEASED TO (SHB).
1 DC-10-30 (CF6-50E2), LEASED TO (GHN), RE-POSSESSED 2002-05.
1 +1 A320, EX-(BAB), PARTED OUT 2007-09.
1 A330-322 (068, 9M-MKB), FOR SALE OR LEASE.
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BRIAN DORAN, CHAIRMAN.
BORIS WOLSTENHOLME, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).
CHRIS WHITESIDE, PRESIDENT.
GAVIN SIMMONDS, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER (COO) (2017-07).
Gavin was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the (AJW) Group in July 2017 following 5 successful years as General Manager of (AJW) Technique - the maintenance hub for the Group's component repair and overhaul facility, located in Montreal, Canada.
A member of AJW’s executive leadership team, Gavin brings a hybrid of both aviation and production experience stretching back over twenty years. He is accountable for all aspects of strategic inventory management including planning, vendor spend, MRO vendor services, logistical services and the Group’s information technology services.
Gavin began his career with an engineering apprenticeship and quickly advanced to a wide range of operational and strategic roles that included nine years at Bristow Helicopters. Gavin is based in both AJW’s headquarters in West Sussex and AJW Technique in Montreal.
CHRISTIAN DUHAIN, MANAGING DIRECTOR ASIA PACIFIC (2013-04).
STEPHEN CARTER, COMPANY SECRETARY.
DANIEL WATSON, CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER (CCO) (2016-03).
DEEPAK SHARMA, CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER (CTO) & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (AJW) SINGAPORE (2013-12).
THOMAS VAN DE WIEL, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) (2016-03)
JASON CORDOBA, COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (CDO) (2014-06).
JAMIE HARDMAN, VP CUSTOMER SERVICES LATIN AMERICA, (AJW) GROUP.
PRASHANT MOIHAN, VP SALES MIDDLE EAST (2017-10).
IAN SMITH, VP COMMERCIAL (2016-11).
STEVE HOLLINSHEAD, FINANCE DIRECTOR (2013-01).
NICK PRICE, REGIONAL DIRECTOR CONTRACT SERVICE, EX-(SWS) (2010-11).
GUY VAN DEN BERG, DIRECTOR CONTRACT SERVICES (2015-11).
ANDREW BRALEY, DIRECTOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (2010-04).
TONY SHEN, DIRECTOR ENGINE SERVICES - CHINA (2016-06).
CARI SMITH, USA REGIONAL SALES DIRECTOR (2014-10).
TOM DE GEYTERE, CHIEF SALES OFFICER (2017-10).
SHANE TINGEY, SALES DIRECTOR (2015-01).
DAVID BROWN, MARKETING DIRECTOR.
MICHAEL DUNCAN, REGIONAL DIRECTOR AFRICA (2014-02).
ANDY SMITH, LOGISTICS DIRECTOR.
NIGEL O'DELL, QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) DIRECTOR.
MS VICKY GALLAGHER, HUMAN RESOURCES (HR) DIRECTOR.
BRUCE ALLISON, REGIONAL DIRECTOR ENGINE MATERIALS (2010-12).
CONRAD VANDERLUIS, HEAD REPAIRS.
MS DANIELLE KASKEL, SENIOR MANAGER BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, NORTH AMERICA (2015-01).
GARETH EVANS, (ILS) SALES MANAGER.
BENJAMIN LEONG, REGIONAL SALES MANAGER (SINGAPORE).
SEAN JONES, SALES MANAGER.
OLIVER STRATFORD, SALES MANAGER, SOUTH AFRICA.
ROGER WOLSTENHOME, ACCOUNTS MANAGER.