EirTrade Aviation is an Aviation Technical Asset Services and Trading Company with Operations in Dublin and Knock Airport, Ireland. EirTrade’s role is to optimise Client Asset Value through various service offerings.

EirTrade’s clients include Airlines, MRO and Leasing Companies Worldwide.

EirTrade’s Services include:

  • Technical Storage
  • Consignment Programs
  • Technical Services –  Back to Birth & Current Market Asset Valuations
  • Engine, Aircraft and Parts Trading
  • Aircraft Storage and Disassembly
  • End of Life Program Management

EirTrade has the experience and knowledge required to meet our Client’s expectations and requirements.

Management

Ken Fitzgibbon

CEO & Co-Owner

Ken Fitzgibbon has 30+ years aviation experience and has traded over $3 billion worth of engines. In 1984 he joined Airmotive Ireland, dealing in subcontract, purchasing and repair of material. He set up 56 Parts Supply in 1994 and established himself as a recognised industry professional in aircraft & engine teardown, repair and consignment. 

Ken joined EirTrade in 2011.

Patrick Jordan

Chairman & Co-Owner

Patrick Jordan moved to the UK in 1988 after college, and remained there until 1991. Easy Access Ltd. was set up in 1992, which was then sold to Siteserv in December 2006. Patrick acted as Chief Operations Officer for Siteserv from 2007 to 2012, before moving to Angel (Minority) Investments in 2013.

He bought Transaero in 2015 which was rebranded as Atlantic Aviation Group. Patrick became a shareholder, co-owner and Chairman of EirTrade in 2019.

The History of EirTrade

2010 - 2015

  • EirTrade established in November 2010
  • Opened IAA approved 13,000 sq ft warehouse
  • 2011: First engine disassembled
  • 2012: Knock teardown facility opened
  • 2012: First teardown completed
  • Additional 28,000 sq ft warehouse opened

2016 - 2018

  • New partner brought on board to grow the business
  • 2018: Sole ownership transfer to Ken Fitzgibbon

2019 and Beyond

  • New 50% co-owner Patrick Jordan
  • Installation of gantry crane to facilitate in-house engine repairs

Clients

EirTrade’s clients include the world’s leading Airlines, Leasing Companies & MROs