Plane Business Limited is a London-based specialist aircraft leasing and asset-management company that provides comprehensive aircraft management services to aircraft owners and buyers, with a specific emphasis on mid to end life aircraft.
PBL’s track record of success, robust sourcing channels and demonstrated ability to close quickly are strong competitive advantages. Our differentiated market analysis and investment strategy enable us to opportunistically invest with successful risk-adjusted returns.
Our exceptional technical capabilities and banking relationships lead to innovative and efficient closing process intrinsic to our world class platform. Together with our deep expertise and sound risk management practices our investors are lead to well-structured deals.
Our seasoned senior management team averages 26 years of experience and has robust sourcing / origination capabilities. The addition of Kayan to PBL has added highly complementary sourcing, structuring and financing skillsets.
We comprise a team of aviation professionals, with over 170 years of combined management experience with commercial aircraft. The core team has a track record of successful aircraft placement and related aviation activities, building up an extensive database of worldwide contacts for both sourcing and supply of aircraft. Plane Business has a global client base with expertise in the secondary aircraft operator sector, which currently shows strong demand, in line with the economic growth in developing markets. We have over the years developed strong customer relations, giving confidence to investors and clients in choosing the right aircraft, at the right terms, for the right job.
Plane Business provides comprehensive aircraft management service to aircraft owners and buyers, offering a level of expertise developed from substantial experience in aviation by its senior management, including:
and negotiating with sellers
Procuring lease customers
or buyers for flip transactions
Due diligence of
aircraft and customers
Aircraft lease administration
process if lessee defaults
Negotiating new leases
or sale of aircraft
in whole or part-out at
the end of the lease term
This is supported by the involvement of the main partners with airlines and aircraft owners, which strengthens the understanding of customer needs and ensures the company’s aims can be effectively implemented.
The Kayan Group acquired Plane Business Limited in June 2018, as a first step towards providing a full service as an end-to-end aircraft leasing and financing solution provider to the market. In addition, this move gives Kayan, industry-leading in-house asset-management capabilities. The deep technical and commercial skills of the Plane Business team complement Kayan’s origination, structuring and financing skills. On Plane Business side, the Kayan team are thought to be the right partners to guide through its next phase of evolution.