AJW Group has announced the appointment of Tony Whitty as director of Aircraft and Engine Procurement. Whitty who joined the business on 29th November 2021, will be responsible for aircraft and engine acquisitions across the AJW Group.
The company says Whitty will use his diverse experience in aircraft remarketing for airlines, banks and other aircraft owners to assist AJW Group in its aircraft and engine trading business.
Whitty started his career in aircraft remarketing in 1990 with Fortis Aviation. He has been based both in Europe and the USA and has achieved considerable success in aircraft remarketing on behalf of a variety of airline and financial sector clients. Whitty was one of the founders of Cabot Aviation in 1998 and subsequently worked for Air Partner since 2015.
Whitty will be based at AJW’s Headquarters in Slinfold, West Sussex, UK and will report directly to the Group President and CEO, Christopher Whiteside.
Tony is a committee member and treasurer of The Aviation Club UK and a member of ISTAT.
“At AJW, we rely heavily on the excellent relationships we have with airlines, banks and lessors across the industry to help us source inventory for our business,” said Christopher Whiteside, president and CEO of AJW Group. “Tony’s appointment reflects our commitment to delivering market-leading services as we continue to expand and support our customers in their pursuit of ever-improved efficiency and operational reliability. Tony’s wealth of industry experience will be instrumental to our future aircraft and engine procurement strategy and we warmly welcome him to the business.”
Whitty added: “I am delighted to join AJW as Director of Aircraft and Engine Procurement. As a fast-growing and global business, AJW’s strategic procurement strategy is central to ensuring it maintains the high standards that it is known for around the world.”