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General Aviation Consultancy & Advisory Services

Indigo Lyon provides:

  • Global marketing and sales advice to aircraft owners;
  • Acquisition and post-acquisition services and income generating operations management guidance to aircraft buyers and;
  • General aviation sales, distribution, operations and aftermarket services business planning and execution management to aircraft sales and aviation support enterprises.

Aircraft Acquisition

As well as providing you professional advice on the type of aircraft that best satisfies your travel or enterprise objectives, Indigo Lyon will:

  • Find you the right aircraft and provide you a complete aircraft acquisition, trade, acceptance, delivery and entry-into-operations professional advisory, planning and execution management service;
  • Advise and professionally manage each step of the acquisition process, from the market research and product assessment phase, through the key stages of valuation, selecting equipment and maintenance plans and assisting with negotiation, contracting, completions, pre-purchase inspection, delivery and the provision of aftermarket services.

Aircraft Disposal

Selling sophisticated aircraft in an educated and information-saturated global market is not just about understanding and presenting a range of product. Aside from the company principal’s two decades of aircraft sales experience and international sales track record, Indigo Lyon’s transportations solutions approach to the aircraft marketing and sales process enhances opportunities to expedite the sale of your aircraft. On your behalf, Indigo Lyon will plan, recommend and execute detailed aircraft marketing and sales strategies and oversee all aspects of the promotion and sales transaction process, including contracting, payment and delivery.

Aircraft Completions Management

When you purchase a new aircraft Indigo Lyon will advise you on the need for and selection of a completions management service during the interior design, contracting and installation period. Indigo Lyon is partnered with qualified and experienced aircraft completions management professionals responsible for ensuring the work undertaken by your completions contractor fully complies in design and functionality with contracted interior and equipment drawings and specifications.

Aircraft Acceptance and Delivery Management

Whether you are purchasing a new or pre-owned aircraft, Indigo Lyon will advise you on  the engagement, under our direct management, of qualified professionals to take care of the aircraft pre-delivery inspection and test flight and final acceptance and delivery process. An acceptance and delivery professional will confirm the final product conforms to contracted specifications and guarantee the accuracy of paperwork, the functionality of systems and the condition of paintwork and interior. We will also arrange and manage the process of final delivery, including ferry flight, to your final destination.

Aircraft Import, Taxation and Registration

Indigo Lyon is not a taxation specialist, but we work closely with professional organizations qualified and registered to advise you on aircraft ownership and tax structures and assist in the aircraft registration process in collaboration with the selected aircraft operations management company and the appropriate local civil aviation authority.

Aircraft Operations Management and Income from Charter

Third party charter while you are not using your aircraft will provide you with an income stream to help reduce your costs of aircraft ownership. Indigo Lyon’s principal has more than ten years experience in both tactical aircraft management sales and contracting and strategic aircraft management leadership. As accomplished and highly competent aircraft management and charter business modelers and operations analysts, Indigo Lyon will:

  • Advise you on private and commercial aircraft operations management options, including generating income from charter;
  • Assist you to develop aircraft operations budgets and;
  • Recommend and interact on your behalf with professional aircraft management operators, including analyzing proposals, selecting the operator best qualified to manage your aircraft and negotiating aircraft management contracts.

Aviation Sales and Operations Business Development Consultancy

Indigo Lyon provides general aviation sales, distribution, operations and aftermarket services business planning and execution management to aircraft sales and aviation support enterprises seeking to restructure, grow and expand their business activity, particularly into international markets. Indigo Lyon will conduct the necessary market research, prepare strategic and tactical business plans and interview, recommend and manage the due diligence process when selecting potential regional partners.