SASI can assist clients in all aspects of fleet and aircraft strategic planning, acquisition, maintenance and representation in purchasing or selling aircraft and leasing, either dry, damp or wet, with emphasis on the following: Fleet Planning & Purchasing or leasing Options, Asset Management, Aircraft Procurement & Remarketing, Freighter Conversion Program Management, Aircraft selection, fleet planning. Aircraft operating economics, Configuration, Technical specification development.
When considering a wet, damp or dry lease SASI can provide some of the most experienced people in the business to assist in the decision making process. Miscalculations in the airline fleet planning process can lead to financial burdens that are often the difference between success and failure, profit and loss. Expertise in negotiating tactics, market dynamics and costs, along with up to date knowledge of competitive pricing for reserves, deposits and suppliers will assist any airline or airline start-p to obtain best available terms that meet or exceed business plan objectives.
If conversion programs are considered, we will assist to negotiate terms and conditions and contract provisions for conversion programs, on-going audit of certification plan to ensure progress consistent with contractual requirements. Technical services develop competitive specification and assist in contract negotiation of P to F programs. Aircraft Conversion support including technical evaluation of roll-off for suitability for conversion. Aircraft pre-purchase evaluations. Ensure compatibility with your Company’s cargo program.
Review & analyse preliminary design and data. Assessment, compliance and feasibility of FAA or EASA certification plan. Engineering / FAA (DER) representation at project/critical design review (P/CDR) meetings with contracting party and suppliers. Liaison with FAA or EASA certification offices as required. On-going audit of certification plan to ensure progress consistent with contractual requirements.
Pre-purchase Inspections of aircraft, Aircraft Purchase, Sale and Lease Documentation, Aircraft Lease Technical Provisions, Aircraft Returns & Preparation for New Lease, Repossession & Damage Limitation, and Operating Lease Placements – Support sales and marketing teams in development of LOI’s, contracts negotiations, approval papers, etc.
Aircraft Preparation and Delivery, Aircraft Technical Monitoring Programs and Technical Records Audit and Analysis, Aircraft Lease Monitoring and Pre-return Inspections.
Aircraft Maintenance Representation, contract review and analysis, Maintenance Reserve Management, Engine Planning & Maintenance Shop Selection, Engine Contract Services. Develop pricing matrix for on-ramp cost. Prepare & forward technical budgets for approval.