For entities seeking private air transportation, this section covers available options (e.g., aircraft charter; fractional share purchase; whole aircraft ownership). Other areas covered include determining the optimum aircraft model(s) for your mission, considerations between acquiring a New versus an In-Service aircraft, and the aircraft acquisition process.
Assent Aeronautics was founded in 2004. Along with the company’s aircraft management, operations, and maintenance services, Assent provides aircraft acquisition and sales capabilities. President and Founder W. Hulsey Smith discusses the company’s private aircraft auctions platform.
Formed in 1991 as The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA), the organization officially changed its name to The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) to reflect its constant presence around the world and international domination of pre-owned aircraft sales.
This article was originally published in the November 2018 edition of Professional Pilot Magazine.
Dustin Cordier, President of jetAVIVA, discusses his company’s approach to aircraft acquisitions and sales, and how jetAVIVA has grown to become the world #1 light jet sales company, having helped thousands of people enter jet ownership.
Stephen Kelly, Global Sales Director for Global Aviation Exchange Limited, or Global AVX, discusses the online auction platform his company has developed for aircraft brokers, as well as direct sellers, as a mechanism for purchasing, selling, and leasing aviation assets.
Stephen Johns, the Partner at LL Johns Aviation Insurance responsible for leading the company and managing daily operations, discusses what is, by all accounts, a challenging period in the insurance industry.