London, 23rd May 2013: AJW Aviation, the leading independent complete aircraft spares support specialist, has been selected by Russian airline JSC UTair Aviation to provide power-by-the-hour support for its fleet of thirty-seven B737-500 and B737-400 aircraft.
The PBH contract, supported by ATA Chapter, also includes a large home base stock purchase, which will bring the combined fleet that AJW has under PBH or pooling contract to over 400 aircraft globally. AJW will support the airline from its network of strategic hubs across Europe and the rest of the world, which comprise service ready Boeing and Airbus component inventories valued at almost US$500m.
JSC UTair Aviation, based at Roschino International Airport in Tyumen Oblast, in Siberia, is a first-class competitive airline, with passenger and cargo operations on domestic and international routes serviced by a range of modern rotary and fixed wing aircraft. The company also has extensive charter flights and helicopters in support of the oil and gas industry across Western Siberia.
“AJW is delighted to have signed this new PBH agreement with JSC UTair Aviation" comments Christopher Whiteside, President of AJW Aviation. "We have worked extensively with our customer base accross Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the CIS regions to understand their operational needs and our support hubs are strategically located to minimise AOG situations. Our experienced and dedicated teams accross the region are backed up by native speakers in our UK global headquarters. The airline‘s significant fleet can be assured of our award-winning service 24/7.“