Aircraft acquisition is the most important decision for any intending owner or operator. A wide range of issues come into play in any aircraft acquisition transaction, but not limited to - finance, tax issues and selecting the right aircraft. While each operator has own goals and requirements, this seminar will assist operators and owners looking forward to an acquisition in answering critical questions including, the selection of aircraft, what is the value equation between pre-owned and used aircraft, cost of acquisition and overcoming financial constrains, structure of ownership, legal and tax related matters and the alternatives available in the aircraft market for general aviation. The seminar will be delivered in the context of Africa's general aviation industry challenges and opportunities.
Who Should Attend?
Aircraft owners and operating companies looking into aircraft acquisition or fleet expansion, fixed- and rotary-wing airframe OEMs, FBOs, aircraft brokers, MRO, aircraft management, financial and legal services, parts and approved maintenance organizations, charter operators, aviation investment funds, insurance, banks etc.
Benefits of attending
For owners/operating companies:
Learn aspects of aircraft acquisition, including selection of criteria for various classes of aircraft, from small single piston, rotor craft, light jet to large jet and options for financing. Get on the ground knowledge on recent development in the aviation sector, with special emphasis on general aviation. Network with bankers, finance houses, insurance company, Airframe OEMs, FBO operators, brokers, MROs, AMOs , Parts and other vendors with deep experience operating or supplying services to Africa Explore opportunities for acquisition, leasing, fleet expansion Establish long term relationships with OEMs, brokers and finance houses.
For industry vendors:
Meet potential aircraft buyers, majority of whom are drawn from various stations in East Africa, including Wilson Airport, Nairobi, one of the busiest general aviation airports in Africa. Educate operators on your products, services and share your experience Reinforce top mind brand presence among the general aviation players and ecosystem in Africa. At the end of the seminar, network in a relaxed social environment, with an opportunity to visit operations of participating operators at Wilson Airport! A cost effective way to meet, greet and interact with your target market