LONDON – Industry leading aftermarket aviation parts supplier, Aventure Aviation has acquired two more Boeing 737 Next Generation airframes that will be used for ‘part outs’. This acquisition takes the company to a total of eight of these aircraft for this year.
This double acquisition comes just a few months after picking up another Boeing 737 NG aircraft that previously belonged to GOL airlines.
Airframe number seven was last operated by French airline ASL, and flew under manufacturing serial number 29081. It’s first flight was February 1999 and finally sent for pre-scrappage storage in January this year.
This aircraft is planned to be taken apart by world leading aircraft dismantlers, eCube at their United Kingdom base in St. Athan, Wales. AviationSource covered eCube’s expansion in a recent article.
Airframe number eight is presently in the United States. Having entered into service in 1995, since being delivered to WestJet Airlines in 2002, on manufacturing serial number 32883. Due to be dismantled at FAA 145 repair station, by Jet Yard Solutions based at Pinal Airport in Marana, Arizona.
“These two acquisitions on either side of the Atlantic prove our commitment to our global customer base. We are seeing increased opportunities to support our UK and EU customers, and these part-outs will allow us to continue to support our customers with the latest 737NG inventory,” said Mike Kitchener, Aventure’s senior director for EMEA.
Aventure’s main objective is to provide aircraft parts and support component repair management for commercial airlines, regional operators, military air forces and maintenance repair overhaul facilities across the world.
Once a subject aircraft has undergone a strip down, parts will be shipped to its Atlanta warehouse, where they will be stored as stock until they are purchased and sent to its buyer. Scope of larger passenger aircraft Aventure deal in include: Boeing 737,757,767 and 777 and Airbus A310, A320, A330, A340.
Other areas of expertise include smaller regional and corporate aircraft like; Bombardier dash 8 series and CRJ series twin jets that they offer 24/7 technical support and customer services on.
“Aventure continues to offer a unique global aviation investment platform for investors, leasing companies, and owners,” said Aventure president Talha Faruqi.
The business continues to hold talks with owners, financial institutions, aircraft lessors and airlines in a bid to find solutions relating to the tear down and dismantling of aircraft.
“With our experience in dismantling and a significant global customer base, we have solutions to deploy capital, provide asset management services, and material consignments for stakeholders, we continue to see inquiries from investors looking for options in diversifying their portfolios,” continued Faruqi.
This week, Aventure has been attending like minded businesses at the largest European event of its kind at “MRO Europe,” held at the ExCeL in London. This is an international trade fair that brings together airlines, lessors, suppliers and industry experts to listen to expert speakers, watch live content shows and utilise many opportunities for networking.
Their aim is to discuss parts supply solutions with airlines and MRO shops to strike up synergies to help increase the significant flow of parts out of their Atlanta warehouse.