London, 22nd January 2014: AJW Aviation, the leading independent complete aircraft spares support specialist has once again been selected by Russian airline JSC UTair Aviation to extend its power-by-the-hour support contract for an additional twenty A320 and three B767 aircraft. The initial contract which was signed in April 2013 was to provide power-by-the-hour support for the airline’s fleet of thirty-seven B737-500 and B737-400 aircraft.
This extended PBH contract, which is also supported by ATA Chapters and includes a large home base stock purchase, 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.
“AJW is again delighted to have been selected by JSC UTair Aviation to support these additional aircraft," comments Christopher Whiteside, President of AJW Group. "We have continued to work 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. AJW's flexibility and experience means that we are well placed to help improve efficiency and profitability, and this is reinforced by our experienced and dedicated teams across the region, backed up by native speakers at our UK global headquarters."
AJW support contracts offer wide-ranging and flexible component coverage; expert advice and recommendations on minimising home base stock requirements, and world class logistics, including AJW’s highly regarded and award winning 24/7 AOG service. Serving a global base of more than 800 airlines, AJW is the ideal partner for airlines and MRO organisations requiring fully integrated support solutions and seeking to achieve competitive advantage.