The Regional Specialists

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Archive - Year 2015

Following Skyworld Aviation's recent re-organisation, we are looking for a Market Analyst to join our small team based in Windsor, UK. The candidate will require a proven interest in aviation, an eye for detail, a good telephone manner, a team player and must have the enthusiasm to carry out their own duties as well as help in the day to day running of the office. Interest in the technical aspects of operating aircraft is required. Must be educated to degree level and speak fluent English. A second language would be an advantage. This is a 12 month placement which could develop into a permanent role so would suit student internship or post-graduate. 

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. 

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. 
 

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. 

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 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.

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.

Skyworld Aviation is pleased to announce the sub lease of a Saab 2000 from Eastern Airways of the UK to Skywork Airlines, Switzerland. Technical acceptance of serial number 036 (G-CDEB), took place in Humberside, UK on 9th April. The ferry flight to Skywork Airlines' operational base in Berne, Switzerland took place shortly afterwards and operated under the existing G registration. The aircraft will formally be delivered in Switzerland and will bear the registration HB-IZT, joining the existing fleet of four Saab 2000s.

Skyworld Aviation is delighted to have partnered up with Patrice Candaten of PCC Aero and RESIDCO, a Chicago-based aircraft leasing company, on the long term lease placement of an ERJ 145 to Madagasikara Airways of Madagascar. Serial number 145461 was manufactured in 2001 and had previously operated with Republic Airways. The aircraft was delivered at Kingman Airline Services facility at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on 30th March 2018 and has been re-registered as 5R-AMX. It is due to ferry to Madagascar in the coming days.

Skyworld Aviation has come to the end of 2017 with 21 aircraft transactions completed, and 3 further aircraft planned for delivery in the new year, making a total of 547 transactions in total to date.

Continuing our success in the ERJ market, we concluded 9 transactions involving ERJ 145’s in 2017, five of which were straight sales, three sale and leasebacks and one lease purchase. We have also kept up the momentum on ATR trading having completed four ATR 42 sale transactions.

LATEST NEWS/BLOGS

  • Skyworld sells two ERJ 145s to Air Peace, Nigeria

    Posted in Press Releases     Nov 19, 2019
    Skyworld Aviation is delighted to have arranged the sale of two FAA registered ERJ 145 LR aircraft to Air Peace of Nigeria. Serial numbers 145379 (5N-BXG) and 145486 (5N-BXF) were delivered in Kingman, Arizona on 3rd October. The two ERJ’s will be joining a fleet of 25 aircraft including narrowbody/widebody aircraft.
     
    Air Peace is Nigeria/West Africa’s largest operator and the airline has acquired ERJ 145s to increase interconnectivity in Nigeria and West Africa, to specifically serve destinations with little or no service.  

     

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  • Skyworld arranges sale and onward lease of ATR 72-500

    Posted in Press Releases     Oct 23, 2019

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    Skyworld Aviation is pleased to announce the sale of an ATR 72-500 to a U.S.-based regional aircraft leasing firm. Serial number 685, re-registered as 9S-AAD, will operate with FlyCAA Congo under a lease arrangement, also facilitated by Skyworld. The aircraft was previously operated by Vietnam Airlines and arrived in Kinshasa on 20th October 2019. FlyCAA now operates two ATR 72-500s and one A321. The airline was established as CAA - Compagnie Africaine d’Aviation in 1992. 

     

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  • Braathens appoints Skyworld to remarket Avro RJ fleet

    Posted in Press Releases     Aug 29, 2019

    Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce its exclusive appointment to remarket a fleet of Avro RJ85/100’s which become available later this year. The package comprises eight Avro RJ100s and two Avro RJ85s with manufacture dates of between 1993 and 2001, plus accompanying spare engines, spares and tooling. The aircraft will be released from service between 4Q19 and 1Q20 and are available for sale only. Serviceable aircraft and break up candidates are on offer.

     

     

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LATEST TWEETS

6 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone • 1 retweet

SkyworldTeam Another successful transaction, the first of the BRA Avro’s moving on to the next chapter. #avgeektwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

7 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone

SkyworldTeam We’ve finished off the week with another signed LOI for the purchase of an ERJ. We have our work cut out in the next few weeks!

2 days ago via Twitter Web App in reply to Shakespeare128

SkyworldTeam @Shakespeare128 Hello! Thanks for reaching out. I have DM'd you.

2 days ago via Twitter Web App

SkyworldTeam Skyworld Aviation is offering an AE3007A engine for lease. Contact juliet@skyworld.co.uk for more details #ERJ145 #ERJ

3 days ago via Twitter for iPhone

SkyworldTeam It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Skyworld....! Five aircraft inspected by potential purchasers, two aircraft SP… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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