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July 2024 – The Newsletter of Aventure Aviation

Delta Air Lines Inaugural DEI Event Features Speakers from Aventure

A group of six men and women in business attire posing for a photo in front of a sign with the Delta Air Lines logo and text saying "Rising with Resilience"

Aventure CEO Zaheer Faruqi and president Talha Faruqi (second and fourth from left) with their Delta hosts at Delta's June 2024 DEI event.

Aventure participated in a "fireside chat" at the Delta Air Lines inaugural Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Convening, held June 11 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Delta's goal of this session was to inspire employees to think intentionally about where their enterprise dollars are spent.

Aventure CEO Zaheer Faruqi and president Talha Faruqi spoke at the session, which was co-hosted by Delta's Andrea Thomas, manager of supplier diversity, and Ann Ni, managing director of Tech Ops supply chain.

Zaheer and Talha discussed how Aventure, founded just days before 9/11, was able to succeed against all odds during the unprecedented difficulties faced by the industry. They also spoke about the challenges facing Muslims in America following the attacks, stressing the importance of "rising with resilience."

They talked about the growth of Aventure and Delta's relationship, and how it is built on trust, quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction.

They discussed the importance of DEI, and how Aventure has made it a part of its core values. They described initiatives the company promotes, such as celebrating cultural holidays and recognizing barrier breaking aviators. They also discussed the company's involvement with programs such as the Mandela Washington Fellowship and Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), and participating in supplier diversity programs.

"Supplier diversity programs play a vital role in promoting equity and economic growth," said Talha.

Aventure is a member of the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) and the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).

Construction on Schedule for
New Aventure Headquarters

Aerial view of a large amount of land being cleared by tractors and trucks, next to a golf course

Site preparation for the new Aventure building in Peachtree City, Georgia on April 2024. The current facility is visible at the upper left.

The first phase of construction for Aventure Aviation's new headquarters is on schedule to be completed by the summer of 2025. Aventure broke ground December 13, 2023.

The site is located on land next to Aventure's present headquarters in Peachtree City, Georgia, constructed in 2008.

"Aventure has seen tremendous growth, and we have outgrown our current building," said director of strategic accounts Kevin Lang. "The new building will provide four times more warehouse space and five times more office space."

The first phase will incorporate a 70,000 sq ft warehouse. The second will have a 54,000 sq ft office building with a 36,000 sq ft warehouse. There will be state-of-the-art features and eco-friendly attributes, including integrated solar panels.

Dedicated warehouse and office space will be available for lease to other companies. An upper level patio overlooking the prestigious Planterra Golf Course will be available to local organizations for community events.

Aventure is located just south of Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, the world's busiest, which handles over 104 million passengers annually. This allows Aventure to rapidly ship to customers in nearly every destination in the world.

Atlanta is also home to Delta Air Lines, which was recently designated Airline of the Year by Air Transport World.

Aventure HQ phase 1 construction video >

Aventure to Attend Farnborough

Large United Kingdom flag in front of a blue sky with six jet aircraft flying in formation small in the background.

Aventure will attend the Farnborough International Airshow, held July 22–26 at the Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre in Hampshire, United Kingdom.

First held in 1948, the biannual event hosts leading innovators from the aerospace, aviation, and defense industries.

In 2022, the Farnborough Airshow announced $192 billion in orders, and a higher number is predicted for 2024. Once again, over 80,000 visitors are expected to attend.

This year's show focuses on six key themes: Space, Defense, Sustainability, Innovation, Future Flight, and Workforce.

Attending for Aventure will be Ron Taylo, manager of military sales, Mike Kitchener, senior director for EMEA, and Nayle Siddiqui, military accounts manager.

Meet Aventure at Farnborough >

Team Focus

Kimberly Gay portrait photo

Kimberly Gay is the administrative director for Aventure, where she brings over 25 years of administrative and customer service experience. She holds an associate degree in culinary arts, recently earned SHRM-CP certification, and is working on her certification as an administrative professional and payroll specialist.

She has two sons and a daughter. A Georgia native, Kimberly has spent most of her life in the state.

Kimberly enjoys giving back to her community by volunteering, and tutoring students in math and science. She enjoys sports, going bowling, baking, and music.

Aventure Aviation is looking for retired Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, and Embraer end-of-life airframes – with or without engines. Contact

Aventure is looking for international sales reps >

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Upcoming Events

Farnborough Airshow
July 22–26 | Farnborough International Exhibition &
Conference Centre | Farnborough, UK

Air Carriers Purchasing Conference (ACPC)
August 24–27 | Hilton Anatole | Dallas, USA

Meet Aventure at either of these events >

History this monthJuly 7, 1950 — The first Farnborough Airshow is held.

July 20, 1969 — Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin become the first humans to walk on the moon.

July 7, 2010 — The Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes its first international appearance at the Farnborough Airshow.

Quote of the monthThe only monotonous thing about the aviation industry is the constant change."

— Collett E. Woolman : Founder of Delta Air Lines

Join Our Team – Careers at Aventure Aviation

Aventure proudly supports:

Logo: Real Life Center – Real help. Real hope   Logo: Midwest Foodbank
Logo: DEC Georgia (District Export Council)   Logo: Midwest Foodbank

USPAACC Certified Asian American Business  

Aventure Aviation is a certified Asian American and Minority owned business by the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation.

Certified NMSDC MBE  

Aventure Aviation is a certified Minority Business Enterprise by the National Minority Supplier Development Council.

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