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Avtrade & AFI KLM E&M expand Inventory Consignment Agreement

26 April 2016

Avtrade, a specialist in aircraft spare parts solutions is pleased to announce the expansion of its longstanding relationship and partnership with AFI KLM E&M. This alliance, which dates back to 2011 and includes joint venture company AAF Spares, offers fleet operators a range of innovative cost-effective global aircraft component services solutions. Within the framework of this existing partnership, Avtrade and AFI KLM E&M extend their cooperation by expanding the Inventory Consignment  agreement for parts provisioning/sale/exchange and lease for A320 Family, A340, Boeing 737, 747, 777, CRJ and Embraer fleets. Avtrade will store and trade over 7500 AFI KLM E&M owned serviceable components and consumables at its Global Headquarters, strategically positioned in the UK for all major routes by road, air and sea.

By utilising leading MRO AFI KLM E&M’s high quality standards and global supply chain and Avtrade’s renowned expertise in asset management and parts provisioning, this agreement will provide customer airlines with high quality parts at competitive pricing. Promoted globally through Avtrade’s network of regional offices in Dubai, Singapore, Moscow and China as well as through Avtrade and AFI KLM E&M’s joint venture company AAF Spares LLC based in Miami. These parts will supplement Avtrade’s multi-million dollar spares inventory and enhance support to its 3000+ customer base, including over 500 airlines.  Maximising customer trading opportunities, high delivery service levels and innovative solutions, this consignment agreement offers a unique opportunity to further develop Avtrade and AFI KLM E&M’s range of aircraft component support solutions and high quality customer service to airlines around the world.

About Avtrade

Leading Global Component Service Provider Avtrade, is an independent company specialising in tailor made, aircraft support solutions including; PBH, Component Leasing, MRO, Trading, New Product Services and Global Logistics. Asset Management and multimillion dollar investment provides inventory for Boeing, Airbus Embraer and ATR fleet types. With UK headquarters, global offices and warehouses, Avtrade supports customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

30 years of quality, reliability, experience and expertise with multilingual and multicultural staff enables first class aircraft component support to customers worldwide. Avtrade has built an industry reputation based on reliability, trust and performance; developing into a major global component service provider to the aviation industry.

About AFI KLM E&M                 

Air France Industries and KLM Engineering & Maintenance, which joined forces following the AIR FRANCE KLM merger, are world-leading multi-product MRO providers. With a joint workforce of over 14,000, AFI KLM E&M offers comprehensive technical support for airlines, ranging from engineering and line maintenance to engine overhaul, as well as the management, repair and supply of aircraft components, structured around a powerful logistics network. AFI KLM E&M supports more than 1,300 aircraft operated by 150 major international airlines.

Avtrade dedicated account managers and experienced sales team will handle all enquiries, please email