Commercial aircraft



Remarketing services

How we can help:

Comprehensive & highly focused aircraft placement service

  • Aircraft re-marketed to appropriate target customers.
  • Securing the right sale price (or lease rate).
  • Balancing the transaction risk with the value required in specific market conditions.
  • Aircraft Market Analysis.
  • Strategy on pricing policies, target customer base, deal structuring, and Advertising.
  • Aircraft audit.
  • Marketing/technical brochures.
  • Offer drafting, negotiation & delivery of final transaction documentation.
  • Risk Assessment, analysis & reporting on potential lessee.
  • Technical & commercial project management.
  • Lease structuring for sale with lease attached.

Blueberry Aviation experience:

Since 2003, Blueberry Aviation has placed 97 commercial aircraft with new owners, totaling 3.5 billion USD worth of moved assets.

aircraft repossession

Aircraft Repossession

How we can help:

Blueberry Aviation provide an efficient aircraft repossession service:

  • Management of payment default (or other) resulting in a breach of an existing lease contract or financing agreement.
  • Professional repossession process: Blueberry Aviation will retrieve the aircraft, major components and all relevant historical and maintenance records to minimize any loss in aircraft value.
  • Managing of the entire repossession & off-lease period using various specialist providers to supply reconfiguration / modification / overhaul services required:
    • Insurance.
    • Flight Crew.
    • Registration services.
    • Storage & Maintenance.
    • Engineering oversight.

Blueberry Aviation experience:

The Blueberry Aviation team has extensive experience repossessing aircraft from defaulting/bankrupt airlines in the USA and Europe.

Aircraft Storage

How we can help:

Whether as part of a full scale repossession process or for the temporary storage of grounded aircraft, Blueberry Aviation offer a central European aircraft storage facility to house and preserve aircraft fleets for short to long term periods.
Our nose to tail support includes storage solutions, and as required, end of storage maintenance, cabin reconfiguration and painting. Teaming up with a renowned recycling specialist we offer part-out solutions in the most eco-friendly environment.

  • Up to 100 aircraft parking slots available
  • Runway and parking facility to accommodate any aircraft type including A380
  • 17,235 sqm hangar space
  • Largest aircraft maintenance facility in central and eastern Europe
  • MRO facility for B737NG, A320 family and wide body aircraft
  • Periodic inspections, de-preservation, disassembly and recertification services
  • Certified AS 9100 and EN ISO 14001

Why choose Blueberry Aviation Storage:

  • Flexible short to long-term parking
  • On-site EASA Part 145 MRO, wide body size hangars and paint facility
  • 24 / 7 operation and security
  • Competitive storage rates
  • Located within European Union with international flights connections
  • No import / export taxes and duties
  • Specialist recycling capability

Aircraft Sourcing and Procurement Advisory

How we can help:

Equipment Sourcing

  • Advise on appropriate aircraft rype and specifications to meet our client’s specific requirement.
  • Coordination & Management of a worldwide market search.
  • Negotiation of best transaction terms and preparation of all contractual documentation and contract follow up, with Manufacturers, Lessors, Financiers, and Operators.
  • Negotiation for purchase of major components with OEMs (e.g. Engines) and other equipment vendors and their ongoing support services.

Inspections, Acceptance & Entry into Service Process

  • Product specification definition (for new equipment).
  • Aircraft inspections support & specification/reconfiguration definition.
  • Inspection & acceptance process from Manufacturers (new) or third parties (pre-owned).

Technical & commercial follow up, commitment letter issues, warranties and training.

A sample transaction:

A Mexican airline mandated Blueberry Aviation to source 7x second hand A320s. Blueberry Aviation separately negotiated acquisition of 20x new A320s.

Aircraft Finance

How we can help:

  • Analyse customer’s commercial objectives and tax constraints.
  • Select optimum financial solution among various available financial products:
    • Debt financing.
    • Sale & Lease Back.
    • Tax lease.
  • Source selected financing.
  • Deal implementation.

Blueberry Aviation experience:

Blueberry Aviation raised over 220 Million USD worth of debt on behalf of two leasing companies respectively platforms in China and Europe.

Lease Management

How we can help:

Extensive experience in aircraft asset management focused on protecting asset value

  • Timely and effective monitoring of key risks.
  • Anticipating likely risk events.
  • Managing appropriate actions to mitigate their effect.
  • Lease management tailored to each airline’s unique circumstance.

Technical Services

  • Monthly review & analysis of aircraft information reported under the lease.
  • Assessment & monitoring of airline’s technical status (maintenance, operations, etc..).
  • Audits (Aircraft , Airline, Maintenance Reserve Management, etc..).

Legal Services

  • Repossession risk monitoring.
  • Ownership & security issues.

Financial Monitoring of Lessee’s financial position

  • Maintenance providers.
  • Eurocontrol / airports.
  • Aviation authorities.

Blueberry Aviation experience:

Blueberry Aviation has simultaneously managed 17 narrowbody/widebody/turboprop aircraft on behalf of three lessors respectively based in Europe, the USA and China.

Technical Support

How we can help :

  • Aircraft production inspection.
  • Pre-purchase & final inspection.
  • Annual lease inspection.
  • End of lease inspection & redelivery.
  • Major maintenance management.
  • Cabin modification management.

Blueberry Aviation experience:

Blueberry Aviation has managed over 455 Inspections (pre-buy and periodic, lease return/recovery, new aircraft production) and working parties supervision (major Checks, paint, cabin change…) performed on various aircraft models : A300, A310, A320 Family, A330/340, ATR 42/72, Boeing 737 Classic/NG, 747, 767, 777.

Freighter Conversion

How we can help:

Blueberry Aviation is well experienced in the  value-added activity of converting passenger aircraft into freighters.

Out team will assist to

  • Chose the right aircraft to be converted.
  • Negotiate a state-of-the-art conversion agreements (including programme launch agreements).
  • Maximize the benefit from conversion in this notoriously cyclic market.
  • Manage the conversion programme up to delivery.

Blueberry Aviation experience:

  • Lead negotiator for the launch customer of the A320/A321 conversion programme
  • Sold a number of 747-400 conversion slots to an investor
  • The Blueberry Aviation has extensive experience in the freighter conversion market: buying, converting & selling several A300B4 and A300-600 aircraft.

Valuation Services

How can we help:

In the context of a potential sale/acquisition of aircraft or in relation to a financing structuring Blueberry Aviation can assist you to evaluate your aircraft or fleet of aircraft.

Different valuations can be offered:

  • Desktop valuation.
  • Desktop valuation with maintenance adjustment.
  • Valuation with on-site technical inspection.

In the context of these valuations Blueberry Aviation not only has access to appraisers values but provides its own market analysis based on past and current transactions as well as its analysis of the specific asset to be valued.

A sample transaction:

Blueberry Aviation was mandated by a major European bank to analyse and value a 36 widebody/narrowbody/regional jet aircraft portfolio leased to 20 airlines.


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