SGI publishes the framework-study for ‘IATA Decommissioning Best Practice Manual’.

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

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SGI Aviation New Team Member

Monday, March 26th, 2018

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SGI proudly presents Mr. Martin Sher joining SGI AVIATION.

Martin will have the role of ‘Area Manager China’, Martin is based in Xiamen and the first point of contact for Chinese customers. With Martin joining, SGI further strengthens its position in China for supporting customers with its broad range of Services.

For the last 14 years Martin covered different positions within a large Chinese MRO on business development and Program Management with Leasing companies; covering technical and commercial in a variety of positions.  Martin was assigned Project manager for aviation related business based in China and responsible for aircraft lease returns, annual inspections, modifications, PTF, engineering and part out solutions evaluating used aircraft for further conversion request. Mr. Sher has an extended relationship within the burgeoning leasing market in China.

Welcome Martin!

Mr. Paolo Lironi will be speaker/moderator at the upcoming AP&M SUMMIT in London

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

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Mr. Paolo Lironi will be speaker/moderator at the  AP&M SUMMIT held May 29TH at the HILTON OLYMPIA LONDON, UK.

 

The Panel Discussion subject is: The Lease Management Lifecycle:

– Snapshot of the current leasing market

– How can PBH providers help operators match the recondition terms to minimise contractual issues with lease return?

– How can greater collaboration between suppliers and lessors ensure maintenance requirements are met throughout the lease?

– Is increased competition forcing lessors to diversify services, and how is their relationship with airlines and MROs evolving?

– How will the continued rise of LCCs influence business strategies for lessors?

 

Panel members will be:

  • Denise Mangan-Fahy, SVP, Portfolio Planning & Operations, GECAS Engine Leasing
  • Eugene O’Sullivan, SVP Powerplant, SMBC Aviation Capital

 

Please follow the link to enroll : https://www.apmexpo.com/apm18/Public/Enter.aspx

Wadick Chomyszyn Aerospace Scholarship

Monday, December 4th, 2017

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams”

 

SGI Aviation and the Aviation Academy are excited to launch the second student competition for the Wadick Chomyszyn Aerospace Award.

Like last year, the Academy is setting out a search for a student with a unique personal development path to achieve their dreams.

Three finalists will have the chance to present their unique ideas to a jury at the final event.

The winner will be awarded an expense reimbursement of up to €10.000,- !

 

More info

 

Mr. Francesco Baccarani Key speaker at the Engine Leasing Seminar

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

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Mr. Francesco Baccarani, Program Manager – Engines and team leader of the Engine-group at SGI Aviation, will be a key speaker at the ‘Engine Leasing Seminar’ held in London on the 12th of September.

Mr. Baccarani will be sharing his insights on the subject of ‘Maintenance cost analysis’ in extent of SGI Aviation’s offered high value added services like ‘cash flow-analysis and -management’ for its customers.

 

‘Optimized cost of ownership trough the lifecycle of an engine is strongly dependant on continuous disciplined evaluation and managing of the engine maintenance cost.

Maintaining focus on engine maintenance cost expenditure is a specialism preventing the surprise of high unexpected cost. Mr. Baccarani states; ‘I look forward sharing my insights and invite any attendee with relevance to this subject to attend and discuss on this subject.’

 

Mr. Baccarani is invited by the organizer Everest events for his thorough knowledge and insights related to engine cost management and will be speaking on September 12th at 15.25

The event’s location is Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, London.

Please click on the following link to enrol: https://www.everestevents.co.uk/event/engine-leasing-seminar-2017/

Mr. Paolo Lironi Speaker at The 3rd Annual Aircraft Remarketing and trading Management forum

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

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Mr. Paolo Lironi, Chief Executive Officer at SGI Aviation, will be a key speaker at ‘The 3rd Annual Aircraft Remarketing and trading Management forum’ held in Beijing on the 6 to 8th of September.

Mr. Lironi will be sharing his insights on the subject of ‘Maintenance event and cost management during engine lease return and redelivery’. He will do so in extent of SGI Aviation’s high value added services like ‘cash flow-analysis and -management’ for its customers.

‘Utilizing expert knowledge on this subject can be extremely beneficial, a relatively small investment, preventing the surprise of high unexpected cost and often resulting in significant savings at an engine lease return and redelivery’ Mr. Lironi states; ‘I look forward sharing my insights and invite any attendee with relevance to this subject to attend and discuss on this subject’

Mr. Lironi, invited by the organizer Oppland for his thorough knowledge and insights related engine lease return and redelivery cost management will be speaking on September 8th at 09.30.

The event’s location is Beijing’s ‘Marriott Hotel Northeast’.

Please click on the following link to enrol:

http://www.opplandcorp.com/opplandaviation/eb/0609/index-en.html

SGI Expands its Singapore Office

Friday, July 7th, 2017

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Supporting its growth ambitions in the Asia-Pacific region, SGI-Singapore (branch) has moved (in)to a new office per July 1st.

The modern new office provides more room at a premium location to work and receive its customers.

SGI’s efforts are focussed on continious improvent and expanding its (worldwide) Singapore operations, including increasing its aircraft portfolio under management.

You are happily invited to visit us to discuss aircraft management, aircraft & engine inspections and aircraft registration (www.2-reg.com).

The office is located at:

 

12 Marina View

#23-01, Suite 60

Asia Square Tower 2

Singapore 018961

 

T.: +65 6317 8756

 

SGI Aviation Expands Sales and Marketing Team

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Chris Water Joins the Company to Further Strengthen Its Marketing Efforts and Grow Its Managed Aircraft Portfolio 

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SGI Aviation Services B.V. (“SGI Aviation”), an independent advisor to the aviation industry, providing technical consulting and advisory services in the areas of aircraft and engine asset management, announced the addition of Chris Water to its Sales and Marketing Team. Mr. Water joins SGI to strengthen the company’s marketing efforts, to investigate involvement in new markets, while connecting SGI’s tailored services to SGI’s current customer base and beyond. SGI Aviation currently manages more than 60 aircraft for five different customers with the commitment to further expanding it.

“We are thrilled to have Chris joining the team,” said SGI Aviation Chief Executive Officer Paolo Lironi. “We are confident that Chris will help bringing SGI to the next level and will be a major contributor to SGI’s expansion of our customer footprint. SGI will benefit from Chris experience and skills by having a fresh look at the services offered and by tackling new market segments, too.”

With more than 25 years of experience in aviation, Mr. Water held a number of roles in the technical and commercial fields. Most recently he worked in a commercial role at the U.S.-based Distributor Global Aviation, where he managed the European market as Director of Sales for forty-three countries. Prior to that, Mr. Water spent 20 years at KLM E&M, where he served as Ground Engineer-Testrunner (747/767/MD11 &737), Project Supervisor and Customer Support Manager, being involved in all aspects of aircraft maintenance, concluding his KLM-career as Head of the Supply Chain Management. Mr. Water started his aviation career at Fokker Aircraft as a mechanic in 1990.

“I am very excited about the opportunity to contribute my experience and knowledge of the aviation market to further drive the growth of SGI Aviation,” said SGI Aviation Sales and Marketing Manager Chris Water. “As we continue to grow our portfolio, we will ensure our commitment to delivering only the highest quality of service to our growing global customer base.”

 

ABOUT SGI AVIATION SERVICES B.V.

SGI Aviation Services B.V. (“SGI Aviation”) is an independent advisor to the aviation industry, providing technical consulting and advisory services in the areas of aircraft and engine asset management and safety regulations. Its service offering covers the entire lifecycle of an aviation asset, as well as related regulatory, operational and IT needs. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, SGI aviation has offices in New York, Guernsey, and Singapore. SGI Aviation is a Seabury Capital company. www.sgiaviation.com

 

Chris can be contacted at the following numbers and email address:

Office: +31 20 880 4246

Mobile NL +31 (0)6 5073 6007

Mobile UK +44 (0)74 0885 8773

Mobile US +1 (0)703 650 9259

Email: cwater@sgiaviation.com

SGI’s Reynoud Simonis appointed COO

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

SGI Aviation is pleased to announce that Reynoud Simonis has been appointed Chief Operating Officer as of January 1st, 2017. Mr Simonis will oversee SGI Operations, which includes the SGI Asset & Lease Management and SGI Technical Services teams. He will be based in SGI’s Amsterdam head office.

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Paolo Lironi, SGI’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are very proud to have Reynoud join our team and support our focus in expanding the existing 60-aircraft-strong managed fleet. With the addition of Reynoud and our recent achievement of ISTAT appraisal certification, I have great confidence in our team’s ability and commitment to serving our global customers. Reynoud’s experience in managing assets will be of great benefit to our existing customers and will no doubt attract even more interest from other potential customers.  His skills and knowledge will advance our strategy and growth as we build SGI’s reputation as an independent lease manager”.

Mr. Simonis had previously served as an Executive Advisor to SGI Aviation since February 2010, with responsibility for strategy, asset management and business development. He also served as interim CEO for SGI Aviation during the summer of 2010. During 2013 and 2014, Mr. Simonis was retained by International Lease Finance Company (ILFC) as an Executive Advisor to the CIO and ILFC’s Portfolio Management team, and who amongst others supported ILFC in the development of a strategy for the company’s older aircraft portfolio.

Additionally, Mr. Simonis was the Chief Technical Officer of AerCap Holdings NV, having final responsibility for all techno-commercial aspects associated with AerCap’s owned and managed fleet and its (portfolio) acquisitions, sales and forward orders. In addition to managing a portfolio of approximately 400 aircraft and engines, he fulfilled a key role in the acquisition by AerCap of Aeroturbine, Inc. as well as the company’s A320 freighter project. Mr. Simonis holds a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands.

 

SGI Milestone Achievements

As of the beginning of 2017, 60 aircraft and 12 engines are currently under management by the SGI Asset & Lease Management team, headed by Remko Bruinsma. Our portfolio has more than doubled during the course of 2016 and this trend is expected to continue, as all of our current customers are expanding their fleet.

SGI Technical Services provides worldwide coverage, with aircraft records and physical specialists based on every continent. SGI successfully performed over 60 aircraft and engine inspections last year, including redelivering more than 40 aircraft and engines. SGI’s Technical Services team is headed by Rene Oostveen.

 

For more information, please contact us at info@sgiaviation.com.

SGI’s Jasper van den Boogaard qualifies as ISTAT Certified Appraiser

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

 

SGI Aviation is proud to announce that Jasper van den Boogaard has obtained the qualification of ISTAT Certified Appraiser. With this qualification on board, the company solidifies its position as leading all-round service provider to the aviation industry.

Paolo Lironi, CEO of SGI: “This is a very important achievement for Jasper personally as well as for SGI. To date, there are only 59 ISTAT Certified Appraisers in the world. Our affiliation to ISTAT through Jasper’s exclusive qualification reaffirms our commitment to delivering only the highest quality of service. It also serves to highlight our well-rounded expertise.”

Jasper van den Boogaard: “The value of this qualification is really maximized within the context of SGI, where we have lots of technical expertise. This combination of airframe, engine and lease-contractual expertise allows us to offer one of the most comprehensive acquisition cash flow analyses and lease-encumbered value appraisals. This type of appraisal outlines all of the lease-contractual and technical cash flows for a forecasted period, as well as listing end-of-lease and part-out considerations, providing the client with a complete and transparent overview of the value of each aircraft. This service is already quite popular with our clients – in 2016 we provided over 300 acquisition cash flow forecasts.”

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For more information, please contact:

Jasper van den Boogaard

jvdboogaard@sgiaviation.com

Mobile: +31 6 5073 6 007

 

 

About ISTAT

The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) is a non-profit organization which develops international standards to govern practices and procedures in the commercial aviation industry. With over 4,100 members worldwide, it is the premier industry association providing forums to facilitate networking and professional development within the aviation community.

 

About SGI Aviation

SGI Aviation is an independent advisor to the aviation industry, providing technical consulting and advisory services in the areas of aircraft and engine asset management and safety regulations. Its service offering covers the entire lifecycle of an aviation asset, as well as related regulatory, operational and IT needs.