Acquiring a private jet is a significant leap toward comfortable and efficient travel. However, these high-value transactions come with intricate complexities. Southern Sky Aviation offers a comprehensive solution that includes a personalized, relationship-centric approach and expert guidance for each transaction, whether they actively manage the aircraft or not.
In traditional aircraft transactions, key factors include your capital budget and mission. Aircraft-specific considerations encompass ownership history, maintenance records, equipment enhancements, engine and component programs, and specifications. With these considerations in mind, Southern Sky Aviation uses their extensive management experience to provide invaluable insights into operating costs, pilot training, part supply chain logistics, and availability of certified maintenance service centers. These insights are crucial for prospective owners before finalizing their investment.
Many have experienced the excitement of what seems like a fantastic deal, only to realize later the attractive front-end offer hides operational issues not traditionally discussed before purchase. For instance, a problem with the parts supply chain can lead to months of grounding while awaiting a critical component. With used aircraft, avionics may necessitate costly upgrades to the latest version. An experienced transaction partner can help you navigate the pitfalls and guide you toward a better ownership experience.
Southern Sky Aviation boasts a vast industry network. As you venture into aircraft ownership, they can help expand your connections and reach. By cultivating relationships with aircraft brokers, fuel suppliers, FBOs, maintenance facilities, aviation-specific attorneys, tax professionals, and other aircraft operators, Southern Sky Aviation broadens the array of options available to their clients and ensure the establishment of beneficial connections to enhance your ownership experience.
Southern Sky Aviation is a full-service aviation provider offering aircraft management, maintenance, charter, sales, and FBO Services. We hold an FAA Part 135 Charter Operator Certificate 365A2150, an FAA Part 145 Repair Station, and are an FBO at KPQL (Pascagoula, MS), with KECP (Panama City, FL) coming soon. For inquiries, please contact us at 205.703.9737 or visit