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AirStart selected as CommutAir inventory consignment partner

Toronto, January 28, 2019: AirStart is pleased to announce the execution of a consignment agreement with United Express regional partner CommutAir.

This inventory consists of CommutAir’s stock for Q Series Classic rotables and expendables, totalling approximately 8,000 line items. The inventory will complement AirStart’s already robust supply of Bombardier material, which is available to Q-series operators 24-7, 365 days a year, at the most competitive pricing in the industry.

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About CommutAir

Founded in 1989, CommutAir operates as United Express and is majority-owned by Champlain Enterprises, Inc. and 40% owned by United Airlines, Inc.  CommutAir operates ~1,000 weekly flights to 40+ destinations, using the Embraer ERJ145 aircraft, from bases in Newark, NJ, and Washington-Dulles. CommutAir’s 900+ employees are well-known in the industry for fostering a family culture and a friendly work environment. For more information, please visit

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.

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

Based in Toronto, Canada, AirStart has been ranked for four consecutive years as one of Canada’s fastest growing companies by Profit Magazine, and was listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies by Deloitte Consulting for 2015, 2016 and 2017.