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AvAir selected by Honeywell as distributor for APUs


CHANDLER — AvAir, a Chandler inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket, has been selected by Honeywell Aerospace to be the exclusive worldwide distributor of its 85- and 95-series auxiliary power units, including spares, for all commercial and defense applications.

“We’re excited to announce this new partnership with Honeywell and create a unique distribution channel for these APUs,” said Moe El-Khatib, vice president for defense at AvAir. “This opportunity will allow us to continue to provide our existing and new customers improved access and more solutions to critical parts.”

These APU models are currently in service on more than 1,400 aircraft worldwide, including the C-130 and P-3 aircraft in the defense sector, and the Boeing 737-CL in the commercial sector.

“Aligning with AvAir made sense as both companies will provide the best service, innovative technologies and aftermarket solutions in a world that continues to evolve,” said Tim Van Luven, senior director of sales at Honeywell Aerospace. “We look forward to a long partnership with AvAir to improve both market reach and customer service.”

AvAir, now in its 22nd year in business, offers customized solutions for customers and suppliers to buy, sell, exchange, loan, lease, or consign inventories with more than 26 million in-stock components.

Honeywell Aerospace products and services are found on many commercial, defense and space aircraft made in the Western Hemisphere. The aerospace business unit builds aircraft engines, cockpit and cabin electronics, wireless connectivity systems, mechanical components and more.