ABOUT Hangar 247

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About us

20 years experience in Global Aviation. Flying - Buying - Selling - Valuation - Import - Export - International Delivery  

Hangar 247 is the global aviation market platform owned and operated by Southern Aircraft Sales Ltd in New Zealand www.southernaircraftsales.com in conjunction with our Technology Alliance Partner, Origin Creative.

The business emanated out of Southern Aircraft Sales need for an online aviation market platform that is truly global, a one stop shop servicing the entire world, a platform that places an equal focus on all global aviation markets and industry sectors, not one that is biased to a single market or continental region or another.   

As the business is owned and operated by aviation professionals and it caters to all aircraft and helicopter owners, operators, agents, brokers, dealers worldwide. We represent thousands of aircraft and helicopters across all continents, with our total viewer audience visiting from across 180+ countries.

Because we are also experienced pilots and aircraft owners, we know what information any prospective buyer is quickly looking for when browsing aircraft or helicopters for sale. We also understand that all information has to be presented in a clear, consistent, relevant and uncluttered format. Hangar 247 delivers that.

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OUR HISTORY

Parent company Southern Aircraft Sales Ltd (SASL) www.southernaircraftsales.com was founded in 1999 in New Zealand, with the business being developed on a full time basis from 2003.

SASL commenced providing traditional global aircraft and helicopter brokerage services including import, export and valuations. Since then the business has transacted deals on all aircraft types ranging from a microlight to a business jet and has either brokered, traded, imported, exported, appraised or valued over 5000 machines worldwide.

Today SASL focuses on aircraft and helicopter valuations and operating online market Hangar 247.

OUR POINTS OF DIFFERENCE

1. Hangar 247 is a global online aviation marketplace.
# This is 2018 and aviation market coverage has to be global.
# Hangar 247 is not biased towards only one industry sector or country/continental region. 

2. Hangar 247 is an aviation company, not a media/publishing company.
# The business is owned and run by experienced pilots and aircraft owners. 
We understand the product, we know the market and our connectivity is aviation industry based.

3. Hangar 247 is the only aviation classifieds company in the world that is also industry accredited to provide customers aviation valuations. 

4. Mission critical delivery of information.
# Hangar 247 understand the critical performance parameters for website design - ensuring successful delivery of information and a positive viewer experience.
# We are very focussed on global bandwidth speed, page structure, information "order of service", click through limits and searchability.

5. Hangar 247 focuses on the business of aviation marketing. 
# We sell airplanes and helicopters. Our adverts are completely free of clutter and any other advertising (industry related or not).

6. Every advert meets our minimum criteria and all content is checked.
Because we started as traditional aircraft brokers we understand that when a buyer is looking at and aircraft for sale online it has only has 2 seconds to capture their attention or be passed on - not matter how good it is.

7. We focus on the quality of EVERY single advert
Because there are only two things that actually count in this business;
All aircraft and helicopter listings need to be presented to the highest standard possible - so that our viewer/buyer audience remains interested.
As a direct result of having viewers/buyers remaining interested - our sellers/advertisers receive value for money.

FAST FACTS

Founded by:
# Aviation brokerage Southern Aircraft Sales was founded in 1999 in by Justin Sollitt in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Hangar 247 was founded in 2016 by Justin Sollitt and Craig Ray.

Owned by:
Southern Aircraft Sales Ltd / Hangar 247 is 100% independently owned & operated.

Run by: 
# The same management team who have been with Southern Aircraft Sales since the very start.
Today the business relies on a core team of 5 personnel.

Located at: 
Its main base in Warkworth, North Auckland New Zealand.
We also operate a base in Melbourne Australia.

Global reach to:
Aircraft and helicopter owners/operators/agents/dealers/brokers from nearly 100 countries.
Our global market audience visits from across 180+ countries.

Website: 
Hangar 247 is our 5th Gen' online platform, designed and built with our technology alliance partner Origin Creative. 
# See what our previous four websites looked like on www.southernaircraftsales.com/about-us/our-online-history