Gary J Palin

Principal / Managing Director

40 years' aviation management experience. Accountable manager since early 'eighties. Managed several airline and private jet operations worldwide and overseen more than 300 aircraft transactions. Former CEO of two regional airlines. Head of Aircraft Acquisitions & Leasing, Air 2000 & First Choice Airways (TUI), leading Boeing 787/GENx acquisition and contracting team.
Parallel corporate aviation experience since 1983.

Gary J Palin

Principal / Managing Director 

Gary is an accomplished aviation industry economist, project manager, strategic planner, administrator and contracting specialist, having gained a comprehensive experience across all sectors of commercial and private aircraft operations and management over more than 40 years in the industry.

Commencing his career in the field of aircraft performance and economic analysis in support of new aircraft sales, Gary migrated to front-line operations and has since served in key management roles at scheduled, charter and regional airlines and other aircraft operators in Europe, the Middle-East, Africa and the Americas in areas of general management, strategic planning, aircraft acquisitions, flight and ground operations, and corporate development.

As an AOC Postholder and Accountable Manager since the early ‘eighties, he has held total responsibility for the safe operation and maintenance of multiple aircraft fleets, commercial management in many theatres of operation, and been intimately involved in all facets of the global aviation business.

Gary has also been engaged on international projects under the auspices of the European Union and World Bank, and others for organisations such as British Aerospace, Shell, leading international professional firms and financial institutions. These have included business aviation, regional and major airline, airport, MRO and OEM due diligence audits, strategic business reviews, business plan development, forensic investigations, mergers and acquisition support, fleet reviews, aircraft evaluation studies, cost benchmarking, interim management, and the structuring and administration of contract tender and negotiation processes.

In addition to consulting and helping established operators and flight departments on a project basis, he has been retained to source and acquire aircraft and to set up and oversee turnkey aircraft operations for multiple corporate and private owners.   

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