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Skyworld Aviation arranges the sale of a Dash 8 Q400

On behalf of AeroCentury Corp, Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce the sale of a Dash 8 Q400 to Magellan Aviation Services Limited. Skyworld was exclusively mandated to market serial number 4021 after its return from lease with LAM Mozambique. This sale come after the placement of its sister ship, serial number 4019, to Voyageur AvParts. Skyworld’s relationship with AeroCentury goes back a long way to 2002 and we are proud to say that AeroCentury is one of our longest standing clients. We have co-operated on several regional aircraft sale and lease placements over the years comprising mainly Fokker 50s in the early days and more recently three ERJ 145s. 

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Skyworld Aviation announces management changes

Skyworld Aviation is undergoing a re-organisation following Peter Greensmith’s recent decision to step back from “day to day” operations of the company and play more of a project management role. Peter who joined Skyworld Aviation from Saab Aircraft Leasing back in 2001 has been an essential part of Skyworld’s success during the last 17 years. Stepping back to run projects or specific campaigns means that Peter will remain active in the Skyworld business as well as establishing his own consultancy company, Papa Golf Aviation. 

Juliet Hewitt is stepping up to the role of Marketing Director and will become significantly more involved in the day to day running of the company. 

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Skyworld Aviation arranges lease of ERJ 145 EP

As part of ongoing lease management services for Largus Aviation AB of Sweden, Skyworld Aviation has arranged the onward lease of an ERJ 145 EP with Regourd Aviation of France. Serial number 145070 was previously in operation with a UK-based operator for 12 years as G-RJXR. It will now be operated by Aero4M of Slovenia on behalf of Regourd Aviation and will return to its original delivery registration of SE-DZA. Skyworld Aviation has provided lease management services on this aircraft since Largus Aviation took ownership in 2008.
The aircraft has operated in the UK since and we are delighted to have worked with Charles Taylor Aviation Asset Management who provided onsite technical and records representation during the lease return which facilitated a smooth transition to the new lessee. 
 

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Skyworld Aviation selected to market two ex-Jetgo EMB 135’s

Working in partnership with Grays Online and O’Maras, Skyworld Aviation has been selected to assist in the remarketing of two EMB 135 LR aircraft which were in operation with Jetgo Australia Holdings Pty Ltd (In Liquidation – Receivers and Managers Appointed). Serial numbers 145713 and 145728 are being offered for immediate sale ‘as is where is’. Both were manufactured in 2003 and last flew in March 2018 and June 2018 respectively. The aircraft are equipped with a high standard of avionics being WAAS / LPV / RNAV 5 / RNP compliant as well as having HF radio. Both have undergone an increased design weight modification which gives them a unique enhanced long range capability making them ideal multi-role aircraft. 

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EASA compliant ERJ 145 for lease

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) … Read more

Skyworld Aviation arranges the sale of three Saab 2000s

Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce the delivery of three Saab 2000’s to the Directorate General Defence Purchase of Pakistan, arranged on behalf of Swedish shipping company Erik Thun AB. The aircraft, serial numbers 024, 038 and 062 were previously in operation with BRA (Braathens Regional Airlines) of Sweden. The original agreement was signed under a formal procedure at the Ministry of Defence Production headquarters in Islamabad on 16th February 2018. Serial number 038 (SE-MFF, now J-038) was the first to be delivered in April 2018, quickly followed by serial number 024 (SE-LTX, now J-024). Serial number 062 (SE-LTU) was the last to depart on Monday 18th June and will be re-registered as J-062.

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Skywork Airlines takes delivery of additional Saab 2000

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. 

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