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 … Read more
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.
Acting on behalf of Blue Islands of the Channel Islands, Skyworld Aviation is delighted to have arranged the sale of a Jetstream 32 for onward operation with Aeroandinas of Venezuela. The aircraft, serial number 871, was painted at Airbourne Colours in Bournemouth prior to departure, still bearing its Blue Islands registration G-ISLB. It embarked on … Read more
Acting on behalf of Sverigeflyg Leasing AB of Sweden, Skyworld Aviation has arranged the sale of three Saab 340B aircraft to NextJet, also of Sweden. Serial numbers 176 (SE-KXI), 215 (SE-LJS) and 221 (SE-LJT) have been on lease to NextJet since 2010 and the sale contract was concluded at the end of last year. Skyworld … Read more
Skyworld Aviation is delighted to have arranged an ACMI lease of a Saab 340B to Inter Îles Air in the Comoros Islands on behalf of AeroJet, Ukraine. Serial number 163 (UR-ALC) was recently returned to AeroJet from lease to South Airlines. AeroJet is primarily an executive jet operator in the Ukraine, with aircraft based out of Odessa and Kiev Zhulyany. The fleet comprises three Embraer Phenom 100/300 aircraft and a Saab 340B aircraft.
Skyworld Aviation is pleased to announce that Air Urga of the Ukraine has taken delivery of a Saab 340B from UK-based investment firm Spitfire Investments. Serial number 360 embarked on its ferry flight from Springfield, U.S. to the Ukrainian operator last Friday. The aircraft has the new registration UR-ELU and is placed on lease with Air Urga.