your partner in vip aviation
about wentworth aero llc
For over a quarter century, Wentworth has specialized in the acquisition and disposition of corporate and vip aircraft. With global vision and a transparent approach, our clientele, who are treated as partners in our firm, has grown to span over forty countries.
As aircraft brokers rather than dealers, our customers know they will be the beneficiaries of the favorable terms we negotiate.
Wentworth has established strategic alliances with carefully vetted aviation professionals worldwide. When a transaction requires a bid for a client's trade-in, our global reach and industry contacts allow us to secure the highest and most reliable trade bids. When cross-border constraints presents regulatory and other challenges, Wentworth's know-how brings the transaction to a successful close.
Data is easily obtained in this Internet age, yet 80% of buyers and sellers continue to use the services of a broker. They realize an experienced broker will secure them the most advantageous price and terms, will help them select the best replacement aircraft to meet their needs, and will expand the potential market base to include aircraft and buyers not known to be on the open market. Wentworth ensures that their clients possess sufficient information to make an informed decision.
Wentworth believes the chances of a successful sale can increase substantially when its buyers and sellers have the option to interface directly without broker or dealer imposed limitations. Owners of Wentworth's VIP product base demand and receive the ultimate in discretion, yet our clientele always know it is they who determine the degree of direct interface between purchaser and seller.
Focus on Value
Our experience in evaluating and appraising aircraft, coupled with decades of experience following the effects of global ebb and flux on aircraft values, give us a perspective for which time has no shortcut. We encourage clients to consider multiple market products where possible, in order to benefit from the interplay of market timing on similar product lines. We closely follow cross-border trends so our clients will not miss the exceptional opportunities that international marketplaces can present.
Wentworth is a leader in the executive airliner marketplace. Major manufacturers and financial institutions have used our services to assess and evaluate product in this unique market sector. The advantages of converted airliners are overlooked by many corporate buyers. Today's marketplace presents outstanding purchase opportunities which hark back to those present during the bustling corporate airliner conversions of the early 1980's. Wentworth always welcomes the opportunity to discuss the many advantages and unique characteristics of executive airliner conversions.
Wentworth's president, entered corporate aviation in the late 1970's as part of a project to set up an airline in a small African country. Over the next dozen years, Wendy Bierwirth built up an informal network of trusted professionals throughout the globe, leading her to establish Wentworth & Affiliates in 1992.
Wentworth has built a global client base by focusing on serving the aviation needs of its clients. Since its inception, over 95% of Wentworth's business has involved either repeat or referral customers.
Approximately 40% of our business involves acquiring aircraft for clients. As a broker active in the pre-owned jet market on a daily basis, our hands on experience provides us with an market sense that can be achieved only by following trading both as both marketer and acquisition agent.
Approximately half of Wentworth's business is cross-border. We have participated in aircraft sales in over 40 countries involving helicopters, turboprops, traditional corporate jets, and vvip airliners. We are always looking to forge relationships in new marketplaces.
Conversant in several languages, we possess natural penchant for international transactions. We pride ourselves in our skill in molding different business cultures and perspectives into win-win international transactions.
Our experience in the corporate and airliner industry market sectors affords us a unique understanding of the "hybrid" corporate airliner market, making us the globally recognized leader in this unique marketplace.