DALLAS, Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviall, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Ontic which covers spare fuel measurement parts on the widely popular Boeing 777 and Airbus A320 aircraft. The 10-year contract extension expands the current agreement to include initial provisioning spares and support of Ontic's retrofit campaigns.
Ontic, a BBA Aviation company, is the leading global provider of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)-pedigree parts and MRO services for legacy aerospace platforms. For over 40 years, Ontic has licensed or acquired 4,500 top assemblies from leading aviation OEMs. Ontic has three manufacturing and support facilities located in Chatsworth, Calif.; Cheltenham, U.K.; and Singapore.
"It is important for Aviall to continue deepening our relationships with valued partners like Ontic," said Aviall President and CEO Ed Dolanski. "In conjunction with our existing distribution agreement on fuel measurement components, adding these offerings to support existing and new customers will help us further extend the level of service and the diversity of products that make up our market basket."
"This agreement solidifies Ontic's relationship with Aviall and ensures our joint customers will receive excellent customer service and superior product availability," commented Gareth Hall, president and managing director of Ontic.
This global agreement follows an existing long-term agreement between the companies wherein Aviall supplies fuel measurement for all commercial aviation customers. Aviall will continue to support its OEM fuel measurement components until 2026.
Aviall operates as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Boeing Company, supporting both commercial and defense business units within Boeing. Aviall is a leading solutions provider of aftermarket supply-chain management services for the aerospace and defense industries.
Aviall, which has headquarters in Dallas, is the world's largest provider of new aviation parts and related aftermarket services. The company markets and distributes products for more than 240 manufacturers and offers approximately 2 million catalog items from 40 customer service centers in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Aviall also provides maintenance for aviation batteries, wheels and brakes, as well as hose assembly, kitting and paint-mixing services. The company offers a complete set of supply-chain and logistics services, including order processing, stocking and fulfillment, automated inventory management and reverse logistics to OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and customers.