Frequently Asked Questions
Who Is air.one?
air.one media, Inc was established to put aircraft buyers in the pilot seat, enabling them to make efficient and informed aircraft purchasing decisions. Our online aircraft marketplace for new and used business jets, turboprops and helicopters is one of a kind, enabling users to effectively research and compare aircraft on a line-by-line side-by-side basis. We’ve done the research, so you don’t have to!
We believe in price transparency, the air.one Price is provided publicly as a demonstration of our commitment to empowering buyers. The air.one Price is the estimated price you will pay for new aircraft exclusively when using the air.one procurement service.
If you need a fast and efficient means to trade your existing aircraft in the process, we have a global network of Premier Aircraft Dealers who share our values of transparency building an efficient market for the benefit of all stakeholders.
When you buy your new aircraft with air.one, you achieve great savings with the air.one wholesale pricing available across the full spectrum of aircraft and experience the efficient closing process provided by our proprietary technology platform.
Buy Smarter, Fly Higher with a team who have executed over $4bn in aircraft procurement and financing for corporates, individuals, banks and special mission government operators.
air.one was founded by Andrew Leece in 2018 and is headquartered in Venice, California.
What is air.one?
air.one is a technology platform that enables users to make informed aircraft buying decisions with a price transparency guarantee, for a great aircraft buying experience.
air.one’s market intelligence and buying power translate to the best new aircraft pricing available in the market at any given time. For an efficient and robust transaction that goes well beyond the best price, air.one utilizes its proprietary technology to provide aircraft buyers an efficient and secure transaction including private, corporate, charter fleet operators and governments globally.
Buyers are assigned a professional agent that will advise on and manage the transaction for you from start to finish. In the event the new aircraft buyer wishes to dispose of an existing asset, air.one’s global network of Premier Dealers can be activated to represent the sale of your pre-owned aircraft on our used aircraft marketplace.
With global access to a panel of aviation attorneys, financiers and insurers, air.one is uniquely placed to execute an efficient transaction that meets the buyer’s specific needs, no matter the mission.
What is the air.one Price?
The air.one Price is the estimated purchase price a buyer can expect to pay for a new aircraft exclusively when using the air.one procurement service.
How is the air.one Price determined?
air.one leverages its teams combined procurement and financing experience, third party data aggregators, and wholesale buying power to establish the air.one Price. air.one passes on the full extent of this value to its customers in a transparent procurement process and does not participate in any form of back-to-back transaction.
The displayed price is based on an aircraft in its base OEM specification and will vary based on optional featured selected by the buyer. The price is exclusive of applicable sales taxes and is based on a US domiciled purchaser and will likely vary for purchasers domiciled in non-US jurisdictions due to applicable import / export duties and tariffs.
air.one Saving and air.one Price are representative only and subject to change without notice. air.one media, Inc makes no guarantee that the air.one Saving and air.one Price can be achieved for a specific customer. The final purchase price is set according to the Purchase Agreement between the manufacturer and the purchaser and may be subject to escalation prior to delivery.
Is there a fee for using your service?
The air.one procurement service includes a dedicated agent to negotiate and manage every transaction on behalf of aircraft buyers participating in the acquisition of a new aircraft from any of the aircraft manufacturers. In addition to the service provision we ensure buyers access to the air.one Price.
The buyer pays a fee starting at one percent of the purchase price of the aircraft, although in many cases the service fee is included in the pricing from the respective manufacturer. In keeping with air.one’s price transparency guarantee, any applicable fee that air.one becomes eligible for will be fully disclosed to the purchaser prior to the completion of the transaction.
Buyers win with air.one. We work for you, the aircraft buyer and not the manufacturers, it is our responsibility to ensure the buyer gets the best possible deal at the time they purchase the aircraft.