“AVIATION JET CONSULTANTS (PTY) LTD" was established in 1980 by Laurence Nicholls, a Commercial Fixed Wing and Turbine Helicopter Pilot. Prior to Emigrating to South Africa from the United Kingdom, Laurence read for a BSc at University of Manchester Institution of Science and Technology. In addition to Laurence maintaining a career focus on aircraft sales, he also has extensive experience in aviation consulting and management. What most people do not know about Laurence is that he possesses significant entrepreneurial experience in all facets of corporate aviation, and has been and continues to be the foundation of success for Aviation Jet Consultants and its clients.
Debbie Nicholls - Marketing and building relationships is Debbie’s business.
Debbie gained her experience in the Aviation industry from “The Pioneer” in Aviation, John Nash – revered by many; a true Entrepreneur and genius in all aspects of Commercial Aviation. He was the first to be awarded the representation for Bell Helicopters Textron, Robinson Helicopters, Lockheed, Gulfstream, Swearingen, supplied Smiths Simulators to South African Airways , etc. Prior to joining Aviation Jet Consultants, Debbie managed her own Public Relationship Company and Recruitment Company. Debbie utilizes her expertise and creativity to promote Aviation Jet Consultants and service excellence. Debbie keeps Aviation Jet Consultants dynamic by staying abreast of new marketing trends and tools. Integrity, professionalism, and competence are central to Debbie’s business attributes. Debbie’s knowledge and ability in serving her clients are surpassed only by her excellence in character.
Airliners, Corporate Jets and Turbine Helicopters are our business – We fly them, We buy them, and We Sell them. The sale or purchase of an aircraft is a detailed process that requires a very good understanding of market conditions, aircraft availability, associated costs and maintenance expectations.
We take ownership of every transaction, and we take the fiduciary responsibility to protect our buyer’s and seller’s interests very seriously. Our Company’s goal is to build relationships that last for a life time. We are market specialists, and in the relationship business. Our objective is to provide a flawless experience so that clients call us each time you need to buy or sell an aircraft.
We sell Aircraft – Not Intelligence . Our unrelenting focus is on buying and selling business aircraft in the international marketplace. This process requires the utmost in deliberation and risk Management. While we are labeled as Brokers ; We are Facilitators who bring the purchase and sale of an aircraft to Contract. We accept compensation from clients who hire us exclusively, thus eliminating any potential for conflict of interest.
The Purchase Process We will outline the basics of the twelve steps we follow :
“We are committed to Communication, Integrity and Trust in this very exciting world of aircraft ownership. “
SHIPPING – Additional service we provide to our esteemed clients:
Should you wish to source and procure your own aircraft, we can assist you with the SHIPPING thereof from door to door. Another service we provide to our esteemed clients.
We obtain shipping & insurance quotations ; make all necessary shipping arrangements; facilitate all aspects of importing or exporting your aircraft. Call us for a quotation.
Aviation Jet Consultants will list the client Aircraft For Sale on our website, and will facilitate transaction for clients who wish to purchase an aircraft to a successful closure. Aviation Jet Consultants has a comprehensive remarketing programme for aircraft for sale, for all types of commercial and corporate aircraft for sale, to a wide range of international clients including flag carriers, regional airlines, lessors, manufacturers, and high net worth individuals.
These include, turbine helicopters (corporate and utility), VIP Jets, etc. As the remarketing of aircraft for sale develops, we provide clients with regular updates of potential buyers as well as current market trends for the aircraft type. Aviation Jet Consultants provides the client with information upon which to make an informed business decision which is not limited to financial considerations. We work closely with the client who is either buying or has aircraft for sale, reaching a decision based on relevant technical and financial issues.
Aviation Jet Consultants encourages client interaction throughout the transaction process.