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Latest News

  • June 2017
    Skytech-AIC appointed by TUI Group to market one 1998 Boeing 767-304ER for sale . . .
  • March 2017
    Sale of five A300-600s and three A310-300s plus spare engines for KAC completed . . .
  • January 2017-2
    Skytech-AIC appointed by European investment fund to advise on aircraft investment . . .
  • January 2017-1
    Second ex Thai Airways 777-200 sold and delivered . . .
  • December 2016-2
    Sale of first package of ex Kuwait Airways A300-600s and A310-300s closed . . . 
  • December 2016
    First ex Thai 777-200 sold and delivered . . 
  • August 2016
    Major portfolio acquisition by Skytech-AIC-advised Lessor completed . . 
  • April 2016
    LOI signed for sale of two Boeing 777-200 aircraft presently on lease to Thai Airways International...

The Skytech-AIC Team

  

From Left to Right:

Jeff Solomon, John Taylor, Annette Wilkinson, Richard Noble, Julian Balaam.

 Bristol Britannia courtesy of The Duxford Aviation Society: www.das.org.uk

JULIAN BALAAM

Skytech Director Julian Balaam holds a Masters Degree in Engineering from Cambridge University and has more than 25 years experience in civil aircraft marketing and finance.

His specific understanding of airline operations, aircraft performance and economics has been gained during six years as a Marketing Executive at Airbus Industrie and British Aerospace following which Julian joined Bombardier Shorts as a Sales Director where, as a fluent French speaker, he operated primarily in the European and African regions. As a director of Skytech, his responsibilities currently include the marketing of both jet and turboprop aircraft for sale and lease, the management of leased aircraft and the marketing, negotiation and closing of complex aircraft financing structures.  Julian is a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) Foundation.

 

Julian may be contacted by phone on +44 (0)1252 844775, by fax on +44 (0)1252 845130 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 JOHN TAYLOR

Skytech Director John Taylor has in excess of 25 years involvement in the corporate, international and aircraft finance industries.

 

His wide understanding of international and corporate financial structures has been developed through many years of experience with major London based international commercial banks.  For the last 25 years he has concentrated on aircraft and related industry financing initially in a sales finance role within the Shorts unit of Bombardier Inc. and, subsequently, he has focused specifically on aircraft financing and refinancing as one of the directors of Skytech-AIC.

 

John may be contacted by phone on +44 (0)1252 844775, by fax on +44 (0)1252 845130 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

RICHARD NOBLE


Richard Noble has more than 30 years experience in the aircraft manufacturing, marketing and finance industries starting as a marketing apprentice with Britten-Norman, manufacturers of Islander aircraft and progressing through to a number of senior appointments with Short Brothers plc, a major aerospace manufacturer and a member of the Bombardier Inc group of companies.

 

His experience includes directing the sales and marketing of civil and military transport aircraft, participating in the development of sales finance structures for Shorts' airliner programmes and leading the market development effort for a new jet transport programme. As a founder and director of Skytech-AIC, he has worked successfully to bring new aircraft financing, marketing and management products to the attention of the world's airlines and financial institutions.  Richard is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, London. 

 

Richard may be contacted by phone on +44 (0)1252 844775, by fax on +44 (0)1252 845130 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


JEFF SOLOMON


Technical Director Jeff Solomon has over 25 years experience in aircraft maintenance planning and engineering.  

Initially a licensed engineer with British Airways, Jeff moved into engineering management and then joined Airclaims (Ascend) as an aircraft maintenance consultant.  He founded Aviation Support Group, a highly respected aircraft inspection firm which was sold to Charles Taylor plc in 2009.

 

Jeff is one of the industry's  most experienced and respected aircraft inspectors whose experience includes pretty much all civil aircraft types from corporate jets to the Airbus A380. 

 

 Jeff may be contacted by phone on

 +44 (0)1252 844775, by fax on +44 (0)1252 842874 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 ANNETTE WILKINSON


As Administration Manager of Skytech-AIC, Annette supports the rest of the Skytech-AIC team and and is frequently the initial point of contact for our clients.

 

Among Netty's responsibilities, is the maintenance of Skytech-AIC's powerful industry database which contains details of all Western-built jet aircraft owners, operators, lessors and lessees.  

 

Netty also plays a key role in the marketing of aircraft undertaken by Skytech-AIC for both SPC-owned aircraft and for those owned by third parties.

 

Annette may be contacted by phone on +44 (0)1252 844775, by fax on +44 (0)1252 845130 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .