Avient Aviation was an international cargo airline with its head office in Harare, Zimbabwe and its commercial center in the United Kingdom. The company was established in 1993 and offered scheduled and chartered flights to Africa, South America, Middle East and Far East and the Caspian region. Avient Limited was placed into administration on 5th April 2013, with flight operations taken over by AV Cargo Airlines Limited.
The company Avient Aviation had its head office in Harare, Zimbabwe. It had its Continental Europe office on the property of Liège Airport in Grâce-Hollogne, Belgium. It had its United Kingdom office in Global House, Manor Court in Manor Royal, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 9PY. Its sales office is located in the United Kingdom office.
In April 2013, AV Cargo Airlines Limited took over the business of Avient Ltd. after Avient Limited was placed into administration, following crippling losses, estimated to a £20m debt and more than 200 creditors. Avient SA, the Belgian branch, has been closed.
James Tickell and Carl Faulds at Hampshire, Dorset and London based 'Portland Business & Financial Solutions' were appointed joint administrators.
^ ab"Welcome". Avient Aviation. Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 8 August 2011. "With head office in Harare, Zimbabwe, Avient has two further offices; one in continental Europe and the other in the United Kingdom."
^ ab"Contact Us". Avient Aviation. Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 8 August 2011. "UNITED KINGDOM Global House, Manor Court, Manor Royal, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 9PY United Kingdom" and "BELGIUM Liege Airport, Cargo Nord, Rue Saint Exupery 22, B-4460, Grace Hollogne, Belgium" and "ZIMBABWE 191 Enterprise Road, Cnr. Drew Road, Chisipite, Harare, Zimbabwe"