One of the most frequently asked questions Swiss Aviation Consulting is confronted with is: “How does the war in the Ukraine affect the activity and price levels for airlines and business jet operators?”.
SAC was mandated to conduct a registration change of a Gulfstream G450 based in Central Asia. This included the scheduling of all the tasks required for the registration change such as transponder, ELT and life raft beacon recoding, the change of markings and preparing the documentation for the aviation authority.
SWICAMO GmbH, the SAC subsidiary for delivering Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) services, has successfully transitioned from EASA Part-M to Part-CAMO (Reference CH.CAMO.7010).
You will find them on almost every airport, especially in the last 2 years, aircraft that are stored, preserved, or in some cases abandoned without any sort of preservation.
Many of these aircraft are available for sale for a bargain but additional due diligence is required to determine the effort to recover these assets.
We are starting into a new year that is still filled with uncertainties in the middle of the much discussed Omicron wave sweeping across the winter plagued Northern hemisphere. But 2022 is also marked by strong optimism that the pandemic situation will calm down and not block the aviation specific recovery processes of last year’s second half.
While the global crisis has left many sectors of the world’s industry floundering, especially the aviation industry, we can confidently predict that business aviation is emerging stronger than before. In spite of the overall European business aviation activity in 2021 being behind that of 2019, the strong performance in the second half of last year proves an upward trend and provides us with an optimistic outlook
SAC is delighted to announce that we have added an in-house ASA Accredited Senior Aircraft Appraiser (American Society of Appraisers).
ASA is the top-notch industry standard. Obtaining the Senior Aircraft Appraiser requires 5 or more years of experience as an appraiser and further academic requirements and appraisal training courses are required.
Swiss Aviation Consulting completed another ATR 72 project, delivering the Aircraft from Malaysia to our client in Europe.
This exciting project covered technical representation during the heavy maintenance check in Malaysia, Airworthiness Review Recommendation to the competent authority, flight planning & operations of the flight in accordance with Part 125 regulations, export documentation, customs and immigration clearance.
First EASA Import Airworthiness Review conducted in 2022 on an Airbus 320ceo on behalf of a leasing company in Europe. The aircraft and records were reviewed in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia by our surveyors to ensure the aircraft meets the EASA requirements prior flying in to Europe.
Southeast Asia is slowly opening up again and cross border travelling is returning to become part of daily business activities in a steady recovery process from the COVID crisis. SAC has been monitoring the latest trends and changes very closely out of its Kuala Lumpur office and has developed its own assessment of the situation.