Avient Limited (Avient Aviation) (Harare) was placed into administration (bankruptcy) on April 5, 2013. James Tickell and Carl Faulds at Portland Business & Financial Solutions were appointed joint administrators.
The administrators have selected new entity AV Cargo Airlines Limited which will operate three McDonnell Douglas MD-11F freighters.
Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner. Avient Aviation’s McDonnell Douglas MD-11F Z-BVT (msn 48410) is pictured at Zurich before it was grounded.
Bottom Copyright Photo: AV Cargo Airlines.
Avient Aviation (Harare and Liege) has taken delivery of its second McDonnell Douglas MD-11F freighter. Tragically the company lost the first (Z-BAV, msn 48408) on November 28, 2009 on takeoff at Shanghai.
Avient Aviation (Harare) took delivery on November 20, 2009 of its first McDonnell Douglas MD-11 (F) freighter registered Z-BAV (msn 48408, ex N408SH/PR-LGD). Today (November 28) the ex-VARIG airliner caught on fire on takeoff tragically crashed at Shanghai (Pu Dong). Three (of seven) American crew members died in the crash. The aircraft is destroyed.