MANAGEMENT – Fleet Operations

Fleet Management

At Africa Flight, we recognise that your executive aircraft is a valuable asset. We also know that managing it can be time-consuming and – if it’s not done properly – cost more than it should. To develop the most effective service, we’ve collaborated with our consultants and pilots to ensure that we cover all aspects of fleet management.

Flexibility and contact

We take a flexible approach to aircraft management because we know that every owner’s needs are different, so we develop strategies that cater for your specific requirements. And to make sure you always have access to our services, we allocate one of our team members to you – giving you a direct contact at Africa Flight. Because we have extensive experience in the African aviation industry, we’re able to manage your fleet to comply with all regulations and the unique African environment.

Management services

We have the capacity to handle multiple aircraft types, from single-engine planes to mid-size jets, and provide cost-effective, convenient fleet management solutions based on your needs. We’ll manage your fleet so that it becomes an asset, by:

  • Developing a marketing strategy
  • Managing aircraft flight schedules
  • Overseeing plane maintenance
  • Supervising aircraft documentation
  • Handling fleet financial services
  • Resourcing aircraft personnel
  • Training crew in AFG Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Providing operational reports and recommendations
  • Handling maintenance related to the Aircraft Minimum Equipment Lists
  • Licensing non-scheduled air services
  • Air Operator’s Certificates (AOCs) or with our preferred AOC partners

Aircraft Fleet Maintenance and Engineering Support

Africa Flight’s technical services are designed for ensuring the success of all technical aspects of your aircraft. These are highly-specialized technical functions where it substantially rewards our clients by augmenting your team with Africa Flight’s deep experience comprising the full range of aircraft flight & maintenance operations, managing and inspecting for quality production and completions, providing support for continuing reliability, durability and safety.

While you focus on your core business, our maintenance and engineering specialists assist your team in the following areas:

  • Aircraft Technical Audits
  • Aircraft Pre-Purchase Representation
  • Logbook, SB & AD Research and Auditing
  • Maintenance Management
  • Pre & Post Lease Inspections
  • Technical Program Management for New Aircraft Purchases
  • Management of Scheduled or Unscheduled Maintenance and Modifications
  • Aircraft Maintenance & Completions Invoice Audits
  • Aircraft Recovery Services
  • Interim Aircraft Maintenance Management
  • Maintenance Oversight for Managed Aircraft
  • Completions, Customizations and Paint Specification & Process Management

Legal compliance

We manage fleets in line with legal and statutory requirements, complemented by:

  • The Africa Flight Operations Manual
  • The Africa Flight Standard Operating Procedures
  • The Africa Flight Aviation Safety Programme
  • The Africa Flight Quality Assurance Programme
  • The Africa Flight Aviation Security Programme

Additional services

Beyond our standard services, we also:

  • Maintain a 24-hour fixed base operation (FBO)
  • Offer round-the-clock technical assistance
  • Negotiate handling and hangarage prices
  • Add your aircraft to our AOC / preferred partner AOC
  • Search for cost-effective solutions to expenses
  • Arrange passenger-handling facilities
  • Third-party charters

To offset some of the costs related to owning your aircraft, you could make it available for third-party charters. Africa Flight Group will find work for any type of aircraft – giving you the opportunity to generate financial returns.

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