The Regional Specialists

The Leading Independent Regional Aircraft Marketing Agent

Skyworld Aviation celebrates 20 years of trading

2016 is a momentous year for Skyworld Aviation as it is the 20th year of trading for the aircraft remarketing company. Skyworld Aviation began life as Skyways Aviation back in 1996 - a dedicated aircraft trading/consultancy company working for the Swedish regional airline Skyways. At the time, the airline group operated over 50 aircraft and was majority owned by the Salén family. Skyways Aviation was tasked with evaluating and remarketing surplus fleet, and sourcing aircraft on behalf of the group during a time of great expansion. 

Skyways Aviation’s first ever deal for Skyways was a Fokker 50/Saab 340B swap with Ansett Airlines at a time when Ansett operated a large fleet of Fokker equipment! Skyways Aviation went on to play a vital role in the introduction of the four-strong ERJ fleet which not only established Skyways as a SAS codeshare partner but underpinned Skyways Aviation’s future success in the ERJ market.

In 1997 Skyways Aviation took on its second employee and the company has gone from strength to strength. Skyways Aviation became 100% independent in 2009 and rebranded to its current name of Skyworld Aviation, reflecting independent growth into worldwide territories with a vast client base. Over the years, the now 8-strong team has achieved a total of more 510 aircraft transactions with a collective value of almost US$1bn, and the organisation prides itself on providing a unique service to the regional airline industry. A list of over 250 clients across more than 60 countries has now been clocked up!

 

Transactions - last five years

 Transaction graph Jan 16 72216

 

Skyworld’s expertise is not just in the Embraer market, it stretches across all regional aircraft types, and more recently has expanded into ATR and Bombardier products. Overall, approximately 90% of our total aircraft transactions have been in the regional sector, and in the last few years, it has moved from a 70/30 Turboprop/Jet split to approximately 50/50. Recent turboprop activity has evolved into ATR and Bombardier types with the legacy BAE, Fokker and Saab transactions still active, and recent jet activity has seen expansion into the CRJ market.

 

Turboprop/Jet Activity - last five years

Turboprops and Jets pie chart ed967

 

Skyworld Aviation continues to expand the client base with increased activity with finance institutions and lessors. We are proud to have established partner relationships with many well known organisations in the regional sector, providing aircraft remarketing and liaison services. With our extensive client base and in-depth market knowledge we facilitate transactions that are not immediately apparent on the open market, and we recognise our value in providing a truly unique service in positioning ourselves as The Regional Specialists.

 

For more information contact Juliet hewitt, Marketing Manager

Tel. + 44 1753 832088

juliet@skyworld.co.uk

LATEST TWEETS

20 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone

SkyworldTeam Back in the wonderful @GilbeysEton for our Christmas celebrations. Wishing all our friends and colleagues a happy… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

5 days ago via Twitter Web Client

SkyworldTeam Looks like we might be topping off the year with a signed contract on an ERJ, one delivery of an ERJ and a signed L… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

5 days ago via Twitter Web Client in reply to Air_Salvage

SkyworldTeam @Air_Salvage @_AirlinerWorld In good company with FTOH!

5 days ago via Twitter Web Client

SkyworldTeam Interesting article from ATN. We see big opportunities as more investment comes into this largely untapped market.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

2 weeks ago via Twitter Web Client

SkyworldTeam A couple of the team took a second to pop over to @Windsor_wstones and meet @TheAntonDuBeke today. Kati was complim… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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+44 (0)1753 832 088
info@skyworld.co.uk
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