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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
  • Opened offices in France and Singapore
  • Moved to Concorde House, purpose built Headquarters in Albourne
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
  • Expanded into Canada
  • Opened office in Dubai
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
By 2018
  • Opening of new China office & expansion of team in Guangzhou office
  • Proudly sponsored Freddie March Spirit of Aviation at Goodwood Revival 2017
  • Expansion of services across Middle East, supporting over 100 airlines in the region