AJW Group, a world-leading independent specialist in the global management of aircraft spares, has secured a new Power-by-the-Hour (PBH) support contract with the Brazilian cargo unit of Azul Airlines, Azul Cargo Express.

The multi-year contract, which marks an extension of AJW’s relationship with Azul, will see the business use its industry-leading expertise to manage the complete supply, repair and overhaul of rotable components for the operator’s B737CL freighter aircraft.

Headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil, Azul Cargo Express was founded in 2009 and now operates express cargo transportation from over 200 stores across the country serving more than 100 airports. In recent years, the business has expanded its offering to serve international markets including the United States, Portugal, Argentina, Uruguay and France.

Christopher Whiteside, President and CEO of AJW Group, said:

“We are delighted to announce this long-term PBH contract with Azul Cargo Express. It is a business which places the utmost importance on regularity of services and on-time performance, values we share.

This strategic contract marks the expansion of our services in Brazil, building on our successful work with other cargo operators in the region."

Izabel Reis, Director of Azul Cargo Express, said:

“Working alongside AJW, we can focus on achieving our rapid growth plans, safe in the knowledge that their experienced team will keep our fleet running effectively and efficiently.”