Aircraft Engine Transportation

Aircraft engine transportation requires cross-channel logistics support, often on tight timelines. Count on AIT’s extensive domestic and international aviation shipping experience, regional connections and network of specialized equipment for the speed you need to get aircraft back in the sky as soon as possible.

Aircraft on Ground Definition and Services

When maintenance issues prevent an aircraft from service, it’s called aircraft on ground (AOG). AIT’s experience with AOG issues and AOG logistics, means we not only understand the importance of speed when it comes to ground and air maintenance support, we’re equipped to deliver road and air transport on the tightest of timelines, often in remote locations.

Our expedited ground services include:

  • Exclusive-Use Vehicles
  • 100% Air Ride
  • Hot Shot Trucking
  • FTL and LTL

To guide cargo to its destination, we combine trucking with a wide range of domestic air services, including:

  • Priority / NFO
  • Next Day / Second Day
  • 3-to-5 Day Deferred
  • Air Charters

International Aircraft Engine Transportation

Finding fast shipping solutions for aircraft engine deliveries requires inventive thinking and innovative strategy. AIT’s regional approach, AOG logistics experts and widespread network deliver just the right combination of ground and air transport required to move your parts to global destinations on the narrowest of timelines.

Our aerospace logistics experts develop and manage sound, streamlined shipping plans around the world, including:

  • Aircraft Engine Delivery
    • AIT managed an Atlanta-to-China delivery of a replacement aircraft engine on a holiday weekend, navigating an urgent request that required hazmat declaration.

  • Transit of Six Single-Engine Planes
    • We returned planes to Wichita, Kansas from Afghanistan, via charter, successfully flying out of a dangerous region while minimizing permit fees and without dismantling aircraft.

From aircraft engines to entire planes, our dedicated team and global logistics network enable us to provide robust AOG shipping support. 

Cross-channel logistics support for your AOG shipping needs.


Learn more about our well-resourced partners and aviation shipping experience.

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