Piper Aircraft and Airflite Pty Ltd announced today that they have signed an agreement for Airflite to become the exclusive Piper Dealer for Australia and New Zealand.
Airflite currently owns 18 Piper Seminoles and Senecas. As a lessor, owner, operator, maintainer and parts supplier, Airflite is uniquely positioned to guide and support current and future Piper customers through the selection, purchasing and operating phases of Piper Aircraft ownership.
"For many years Airflite has been a proud and highly satisfied owner of Piper products. Piper's value proposition and desire to engage with Airflite and the Customers in the region is exciting and promising for our future relationship and for aircraft owners and operators in the region. This Agreement represents another important step in building a diverse and robust Aircraft and Helicopter Sales and Brokerage capability at Airflite", said Airflite's General Manager, Kristian Constantinides.
Mr Nick Jones, Airflite's Vice President of Aircraft Sales, added "This Agreement provides Airflite with the opportunity to communicate the benefits Piper's wide range of products directly to our aircraft owners in Australia and New Zealand. As an example, we are looking forward to introducing the Piper M600 to the market through demonstration tours later in the year."
"Airflite has the experience, presence and passion throughout Australia and New Zealand to become a dominant player in the sales of new Piper aircraft," said Piper Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Customer Support Ron Gunnarson. "We are delighted to add Airflite to our global network of Dealers. The company's reputation, knowledgeable personnel and strategic locations at Perth, Moorabbin, and Jandakot provide an ideal foundation for growing sales of new Piper airplanes in this important region."
About Airflite PTY, LTD
Airflite is an Australian Company, founded in 1981. It capabilities include Aircraft Sales and Brokerage, Aircraft Leasing, Maintenance, Product and Spares Sales, Pilot Training and a host of specialised Component Maintenance capabilities. This applies to both fixed and rotary wing platforms. The Company provides these services across Oceania, Asia, the Middle East and the Subcontinent to clients in Government, Business Aviation, General Aviation, and Defence sectors. Airflite is an approved organisation under the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA – Australia), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA – USA), among others.
About Piper Aircraft
Piper Aircraft Inc., headquartered in Vero Beach, Fla., offers aviators throughout the world efficient and reliable single- and twin-engine aircraft. The single-engine M-Class series – the M600, Meridian M500, M350, and Matrix – offers businesses and individuals elegant performance and value. The Twin Class Seneca and Seminole balance proven performance, efficiency, and simplicity in twin-engine aircraft. The Trainer Class Archer TX, Archer DX, Arrow, Seminole, and Seneca aircraft form the most complete technically-advanced line of pilot training aircraft in the world. Unparalleled service and support is offered through a network of 38 dealers and nearly 100 service centers worldwide. All Piper airplanes feature advanced Garmin avionics in the cockpit. Piper is a member of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.