Acting on behalf of Sverigeflyg Leasing AB, Skyworld Aviation has arranged the sale of one Quick Change Saab 340A, serial number 066 to Fleet Air International of Hungary. The aircraft was previously in operation with Nextjet and was delivered to its new owner last Friday. Fleet Air is primarily a cargo operator currently operating a fleet of three Saab 340A Cargo aircraft on contract and ad-hoc charters throughout Europe. The new QC aircraft will be used to back up the cargo operation and will aslo be used to develop the passenger charter market out of Budapest. Serial number 066 now bears the registration HA-TVG.
Great start to 2014! This is the first newsletter for some time, after having had a challenging but ultimately successful 2013. 2014 got off to a flying start for Skyworld Aviation, having delivered ten aircraft at the back end of December / early January. This came as a welcome ‘new beginning’ after the first few months of 2013 falling short of expectations! Whilst most were winding down, the last week of December was a hive of activity at Skyworld, and during the first quarter of 2014 we delivered three ATR 72’s, three Saab 340B’s, two Airbus A320’s, one ERJ 145 and one Jetstream 32.
Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce the placement of six ERJ aircraft under two separate transactions on behalf of long-term customer Republic Airways of the U.S. Three ERJ 145 MP’s, bearing the registrations N974RP, N975RP and N976RP have been delivered to
Skyworld Aviation is pleased to confirm that it has engaged Andrew Moore of aerSide as its Marketing Representative in North America. aerSide will assist Skyworld in placing its current aircraft inventory primarily in the USA, Canada and the Caribbean.
Skyworld Aviation is pleased to announce the sale of an ERJ 145 to Air Taraba, Nigeria. The aircraft was delivered earlier this year. Air Taraba is a government owned state airline which is yet to start operations. The State of Taraba is situated on the Eastern side of Nigeria and is named after the Taraba river which runs through the South of the State. The aircraft will serve the State alongside an existing ERJ 145.
Acting on behalf of specialist bank and asset manager Investec, Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce the sale of an ex-Kingfisher Airlines ATR 72-500 to South Pacific operator Air Calédonie. Serial number 759, now registered as F-ONCL, was delivered in Singapore last week after completing an extensive maintenance and refurbishment programme at Fokker Services facility there. It will depart for New Caledonia later this week.
As part of our ongoing lease management services, Skyworld Aviation is offering a well presented EASA compliant ERJ 145 EP for onward lease which has recently been returned from a UK-based airline after 12 years of service. The aircraft is being offered on behalf of the owner Largus Aviation AB of Sweden. G-RJXR (serial number 145070) is currently located in Aberdeen, UK, where it will remain under a short term storage programme after it is formally handed back to the owner.
The aircraft has recently been through a C check (approx. 100 FH flown since), and will be made available to the next operator with fresh white exterior paint. It is beautifully presented with a 48 leather seat interior, fully equipped galley with ovens, large wardrobe and drop down air stair door.
Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce the delivery of a further Saab 2000 to Skywork Airlines of Switzerland. Serial number 012 (now registered as HB-IZI) left Täby Air Maintenance, Sweden on Friday evening after undergoing a work package with the Saab aircraft Part 145 maintenance specialist. This aircraft joins five existing Saab 2000 aircraft at Skywork, three of which Skyworld Aviation placed with the operator. HB-IZI was previously operated by BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines and is owned by shipping company Thun AB of Sweden. The aircraft has been placed on long term lease with Skywork. Thun AB is one of Skyworld's longest standing clients with the first aircraft placed for the organisation back in 1996.
Skyworld Aviation has been appointed to provide lease management services for five aircraft relating to four Saab 2000’s and one ERJ 145. Three Saab 2000 aircraft are owned by Swedish shipping company Erik Thun AB and one is on sub lease from Eastern Airways (UK), all operating with Skywork Airlines of Switzerland. Skyworld Aviation had previously arranged all four leases. The fifth aircraft, relating to an ERJ 145, is on a long term placement with new operator to the type Madagasikara Airways of Madagascar. Skyworld will be providing the service on behalf aircraft leasing firm RESIDCO.