AJW Aviation Signs New Five Year Power-by-the-hour Contract With Southern Air Inc.

June 11, 2014
Contract supports four B737 classic aircraft.

London, 11th June 2014:  AJW Aviation, the award winning independent aircraft spares support specialist, has signed a five year agreement with Southern Air Inc. to provide power-by-the-hour support for four B737 classic aircraft. The aircraft will be utilised domestically, flying for DHL across the USA, Latin America and the Caribbean as part of a multi-year agreement.

This PBH contract is AJW’s second with the Kentucky based airline, and runs concurrently with a twelve year agreement for four B747 and four B777 aircraft, which provides the operator with global support across its numerous locations worldwide.

“We are delighted to be continuing our close relationship with Southern Air Inc.” comments Angela Garber, VP Sales, AJW Aviation Inc. Miami. “We have increased our activities in North America considerably over the past year or so and our component repair facility located in Montreal, AJW Technique, further enhances the integrated service we already provide for many airlines with our lease, pooling and PBH solutions.”

AJW supports Southern Air Inc. from both its London and Miami based facilities which offer extensive service-ready Boeing component inventories including an investment of more than US$25m in inventory to support an increasing number of operators and MRO facilities across the Americas. 

Winners of the ATE&M ‘Best Spare Parts Provider 2014’ for the third year running.

AJW Aviation is a world leading specialist in the supply, repair and lease of commercial aircraft spare parts, including services in aircraft engines, aircraft inventory management; power-by-the-hour and pooling support; consignment stock; global 24/7 AOG; component maintenance and overhaul; consumable supplies; logistics and freight management.  AJW offices are based in London, Dubai, Singapore, Montreal and Miami with further inventory hubs across Europe, Asia and North America.  www.ajw-aviation.com

Southern Air - With its comprehensive, reliable and responsible customer approach, Southern Air serves the world’s largest intercontinental air cargo carriers, integrators and government agencies with safe, fuel efficient, intercontinental wide-body ACMI/CMI services.  Southern Air is the first ACMI carrier in the world to operate the fuel efficient Boeing 777 freighter, and currently operates four such aircraft on an around-the-world basis for the leading global express delivery provider, DHL. Southern Air and DHL Express recently announced the addition of five Boeing 737-400F aircraft to be operated by Southern Air on DHL’s US, Caribbean and Latin American air networks.  Southern Air also operates 747-400F aircraft, and its experienced team of aviation professionals delivers high quality services to global customers, meeting and exceeding their air cargo needs every day. www.southernair.com