In 1985

  • Avtrade founded by CEO Graeme Brooks

  • Independent and privately owned

  • Business founded on trading B737 aircraft Rotables


By 1990

  • Services expanded to include component leasing

  • Substantial investment in Boeing 737 inventory

By 1995

  • Avtrade moved to Aviation House, Poynings

  • New company Avtrade Leasing formed


By 2000

  • Extensively increased Aircraft types supported

  • Investment in Boeing 747, 757, 767, A320 Family, A330 and BAe146 inventory

By 2005

  • Significant company expansion

  • Voted Dunn & Bradstreet Hot 100 Fastest Growing Company in UK

  • Services expanded to include Power by the Hour support

  • Moved to Concorde House, purpose built Headquarters in Albourne

  • Opened offices in France and Singapore

By 2010

  • Celebrated 25 years of growth and success

  • Introduced ATR inventory and expanded into A340 and Boeing 737NG markets

  • Voted Best Materials Support and Supply Chain by SIA Engineering Company

  • Opened office in Dubai

  • Expanded into Canada

By 2015

  • Global expansion and achievement

  • Increased inventory and moved to a larger facility in Singapore

  • Expanded into South Africa and China

  • More staff and larger Dubai office

  • Opened Moscow office

>> 2015

  • Global expansion and achievement

  • Avtrade and AFI KLM E&M formed joint venture company AAF Spares Ltd and launch in Miami

  • Created new company Avtrade New Product Services

  • Investment in Embraer aircraft

>> 2015

  • Global expansion and achievement

  • Moved into new 300,000 sq.ft. UK Global Headquarters

  • Over 250 multinational, multilingual staff

  • Over 3000 customers, 800 airlines 900 aircraft

  • Celebrated 30 years of quality and service


A History
Of service, growth
and success
In 1985

  • Avtrade founded by CEO Graeme Brooks

  • Independent and privately owned

  • Business founded on trading B737 aircraft Rotables


By 1990

  • Services expanded to include component leasing

  • Substantial investment in Boeing 737 inventory

By 1995

  • Avtrade moved to Aviation House, Poynings

  • New company Avtrade Leasing formed


By 2000

  • Extensively increased Aircraft types supported

  • Investment in Boeing 747, 757, 767, A320 Family, A330 and BAe146 inventory

By 2005

  • Significant company expansion

  • Voted Dunn & Bradstreet Hot 100 Fastest Growing Company in UK

  • Services expanded to include Power by the Hour support

  • Moved to Concorde House, purpose built Headquarters in Albourne

  • Opened offices in France and Singapore

By 2010

  • Celebrated 25 years of growth and success

  • Introduced ATR inventory and expanded into A340 and Boeing 737NG markets

  • Voted Best Materials Support and Supply Chain by SIA Engineering Company

  • Opened office in Dubai

  • Expanded into Canada

By 2015

  • Global expansion and achievement

  • Increased inventory and moved to a larger facility in Singapore

  • Expanded into South Africa and China

  • More staff and larger Dubai office

  • Opened Moscow office

>> 2015

  • Global expansion and achievement

  • Avtrade and AFI KLM E&M formed joint venture company AAF Spares Ltd and launch in Miami

  • Created new company Avtrade New Product Services

  • Investment in Embraer aircraft

>> 2015

  • Global expansion and achievement

  • Moved into new 300,000 sq.ft. UK Global Headquarters

  • Over 250 multinational, multilingual staff

  • Over 3000 customers, 800 airlines 900 aircraft

  • Celebrated 30 years of quality and service