Aviation & Aerospace

Aviation and aerospace logistics that are out of this world.

With over 40 years of experience developing customized global logistics solutions, Expeditors’ comprehensive logistics and trade services for aviation and aerospace are continually advanced to support our global customers. Your supply chain challenges will benefit from our experienced aviation and aerospace specialists with boots on the ground around our global network.

Our Services

With a customer base that includes airlines, fixed and rotary wing OEMs, tier suppliers, MROs, satellite companies and an abundance of raw material providers, our aviation experts will apply a wealth of experience and industry knowledge to uncover opportunities for supply chain enhancements. Our aviation global program recommendations start with an all-important assessment of the supply chain – an essential for a comprehensive understanding on which to design a custom program that keeps pace with a rapidly changing sector.

Our aircraft on ground (AOG) and spare parts logistics teams work nonstop to deliver essential, time-sensitive components, large and small. With several AOG support centers in strategic locations across the world, we have a team ready every hour of the day and night experienced in pro-actively managing your most urgent shipments from door-to-door.

Aviation & Aerospace Programs

Expeditors provides additional solutions through:

  • Aerospace programs; from LEO to launch vehicle logistics
  • Aircraft conversions
  • Airline logistics
  • AOG services
  • Aviation certified warehousing and distribution (AS9120)
  • Customs and Compliance
  • Defense industry
  • Engine experts
  • Helicopter support
  • Manufacturing logistics
  • MRO support
  • Out of gauge expertise
  • Return and repair programs
  • Satellite launches

Case Study

Commercial airlines carry
more than four billion passengers a year

and generated global revenue to the value of 534 billion U.S. dollars.

When an industry-leading global aerospace company needed to ship giant tail sections of its heavy-lift aircraft halfway around the world, it called on Expeditors. See how our experts met the herculean challenge.

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Podcast

Aviation & Aerospace: Conversions, Electrification, and the New Space Race

Global Director of the Aviation and Aerospace Verticals, Marie Berner, gives an update on what's been going on with airlines lately as they make tough choices and adjustments to keep capacity and their planes available during the pandemic. Also, learn the new market for the electrification of aircraft and why now is the most exciting time to look to the stars.