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AirStart retains Best Managed Company status

Strong growth and international expansion keep aviation MRO company on Canada’s Best Managed Companies list for another year


Toronto, Mar. 8, 2018:  AirStart Incorporated (“AirStart’) has landed on Deloitte Canada’s Best Managed Companies List for the third consecutive year.

“AirStart is so proud to have re-qualified as a Deloitte Canada Best Managed Company this year. We’re in this for the long-haul, and this acknowledgement solidifies our position as the go-to MRO company for both fast & reliable service and long-term, enjoyable business relationships. Huge thanks to our amazing crew and our partners around the globe!”

Rob Wills, CEO and Founder, AirStart

Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is the country’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million.

Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices.

AirStart’s win comes amid record growth and expansion for the booming aviation company, which was also selected by Canadian Business as one of PROFIT 500’s “Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies” for the fourth consecutive year. In 2017, AirStart expanded its operations into Heathrow Airport and entered into an inventory consignment partnership with Air Canada, giving AirStart customers access to an ever-growing inventory of over 20,000 line items spanning multiple platforms (Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier and Embraer).

About AirStart

AirStart provides critical maintenance support to airlines, repair stations and trading partners around the world.

Every day, AirStart helps airlines around the world avoid the multiple negative consequences of grounded aircraft through its innovative Rapid Exchange (RX) program, which allows airlines to exchange damaged parts for replacement components, immediately and at a fraction of the cost of purchasing new parts outright.

Supplying consumable and rotable parts for practically every commercial aircraft in the sky, AirStart can be credited with helping thousands of passengers avoid equipment-related delays – and helping the aviation industry in Canada and beyond continue to prosper through its efficient, cost-cutting services.

As an accepted vendor at over 500 aviation-buying entities, AirStart has credit terms with every single component supplier globally and is AS9120B/ISO9001 certified, adhering to the highest quality standards in existence in the aerospace industry. 


For further information: Media Contact: Anne Vinet, avinet@airstart.com