UTILITY AIR TO BECOME DIAMOND AIRCRAFT DISTRIBUTOR FOR AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
- Effective November 13 Utility Air will represent the entire Diamond Aircraft Range.
- Service Center Roll Out to be integral to "Customer First" approach.
- Appointment positions Diamond to become fastest growing GA Brand in Region
SYDNEY, NOVEMBER 15 2019 – Utility Air Pty Ltd ("Utility Air"), has confirmed they have been appointed as the exclusive distribution partner for Diamond Aircraft in Australia and New Zealand. The appointment comes as the regional market for GA aircraft continues to strengthen and training aircraft, in particular, are in high demand.
Scott McFadzean, Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Aircraft Industries Inc, commented, "We are delighted to welcome Utility Air to the Diamond Aircraft family and look forward to continuing the growth of Diamond Aircraft operating in this region."
"Working closely with Diamond in the market place is a great honor," said Utility Air Managing Director, Stephen Pembro. "The Diamond product is one which I have a great deal of passion for, having been personally associated with the brand now for many years. This is without a doubt the most desirable GA aircraft available and we look forward to taking our customers on a journey of discovery."
Working alongside Stephen to secure the appointment, Utility Air Director John Oppenheim continued, "Not only is the Diamond product a superb aircraft, we aim to add even more value with innovative finance and lease opportunities for our customers. A major aim of mine will also be to increase the service center network in Australia and New Zealand to provide customers with best in class support."
The remainder of this year will be spent reaching out to customers and engaging on their needs. A demo tour, Service Center Roll out and product development briefings will be a major focus point in 2020.
About Utility Air:
Operating from corporate headquarters in Sydney, Australia, Utility Air provides unparalleled turn-key aviation solutions throughout the Pacific region, including aircraft brokerage, sales and acquisitions for both new and pre-owned aircraft.
Diamond Aircraft, headquartered in Austria with facilities in Canada and China, is amongst the leading aircraft manufacturer in General Aviation. Founded in 1981, Diamond has pioneered many aviation firsts and achieved numerous milestones and industry expert accolades. Today, Diamond Aircraft has more than 1,000 employees worldwide and offers the most complete range of certified piston aircraft models: from the 2-seat single DA20 to the stunning 7 seat DA62. With its complete line of piston aircraft including a dedicated flight training concept with Single Engine Piston (DA40 NG, DA40XLT) and Multi Engine Piston (DA42-VI, DA42-L360) trainers, along with type-specific flight training simulators and proprietary engines, Diamond Aircraft is the only sole source provider in the fleet training market. Diamond Aircraft also made a footprint in the special mission market with the remote sensing turnkey solutions DA42 MPP and DA62 MPP and the soon to be certified aerobatic turboprop tandem trainer series DART. Diamond Aircraft uses proprietary lead-free jet fuel piston engines, made by Austro Engine GmbH (a 100% subsidiary of Diamond Aircraft Austria), for the DA40NG, DA42-VI and DA62. Every one of Diamond's aircraft shares a common DNA, incorporating leading edge technology, not for the sake of innovation, but for superior performance, efficiency and safety. Over 5,000 Diamond airplanes are flown by private pilots, professional flight training operators and institutions worldwide.