How to Start an Aviation Business

Aviation business is connotative as well as typical. Comprehensive approach is needed in solo flying and larger scale business establishments of such kind. Planned aviation business initiative, when done sincerely, brings lucrative result.

Strategic planning is crucial to make this business a grand success. When it focuses on major factors including pilot servicing, propeller, blade repair and aviation club etc your business becomes profit churning venture.

Although level of risk is more in aviation than any other business its benefit margin is high particularly when planned strategy is applied. Three most crucial factors are to be given importance to flourish in it. These aspects are analyzing the need, best planning and structuring financial management. Formulate strategy before starting aviation business. Maintain workbook and maintain written record of your plans chalked out.

Minute details too are to be given equal importance. Once you are thorough with business plan prepare a creative template. Maintaining step by step information and keeping an eye on all developments occurring in business provides opportunity to workout another plan about stressing on the key steps and rectifying loopholes which could shrink your growth prospects.

Plan Business:

Systematic approach makes your upcoming aviation business profit making. Apply existing skills and introduce new ones. Your focus should also be on creating aviation business progressive. Applying creativity is a must to meet your target. The plan must include detailed research about flying fields, aviation schools, aeronautical engineering options, charter flights, fueling and uniform related matter amongst others.

Other Aspects:

New business entrepreneurs must concentrate on dozens of other factors too. Major and minor aspects are to be given priority for preparing workable business module while starting aviation business. Other aspects too need to be defined to turn an aviation business a mega success. Promotion and highlighting business prospects through various means are necessary. All promotional activities are to be done in the midst of planning this business.

Management and Business Process:

Aviation business can’t run successfully without promotion of services offered on every stage. Management for staffing and financial planning have to be given due space. It is true that establishing aviation business is a typical task but it has to be performed on every stage to make it professional. Keep such plan flexible so that changes accordingly as and when requirements occur. Whatever business planning you do give profit due consideration besides applying best accounting skills.

In case you are not at home in accounting it is better to hire someone or outsource such things for saving time and energy. Aviation business requires comparative study and broader research on all aspect of this business. It will be a great support for you to figure out perfect auditing of financial gain and the strategies you can make to further expand your aviation business.


  • Onkabetse said on May 5, 2010
    I'm in Botswana and would like to start an aviation business. So how does an aviation business work and what will be my target market. What also the service does it provide. I would be grateful if you can assist me on that one.
  • billy fuentes said on June 22, 2010
    I am in miami, florida what are the steps to start up a tear down shop or repair for turbine engines. thank you.
  • Gerrit said on May 31, 2011
    I'm in Cape Town, South Africa and would like to Start an Aviation Business that will provide Services to other Companies. I would like to Start with smaller Aircraft e.g. the Gippsland GA-8 Airvan. I would appreciate it very much if you can give me some advice.
  • Joshua said on October 19, 2011
    i want to start a flight support company business in Ghana and would like to know the way forward
  • lucas said on November 9, 2011
    I want to start an aviation repair station in miami fl. specializing in galley. I would like to know the steps I need to do in order to start my shop from the ground up. thanks
  • Shravanthi.R said on November 25, 2011
    I would like to start an aviation business in Bangalore, Karnataka. Please suggest
  • Aaron said on April 23, 2012
    I would like to start an aviation repair station in McCune, Kansas or surrounding area and would like any information on how to start it from the ground up. Thanks
  • Capt.FOUAD said on June 10, 2012
    Dear All, A Great opportunity for investment in a new start up Airline in KL Malaysia,we have AOC and 1 B747-400,we need $10M urgent now,if you are interested please contact me Cell:+60169690926 Capt.FOUAD
  • Thomas Redwine said on July 1, 2012
    I would like to start up a Helicopter service and repair center in Newnan Georgia. What steps should I start with first. Thanks
  • Sam said on September 8, 2012
    Just moved to St Thomas USVI from McPherson, KS for my wife's degree. I'd like to start a small agricultural application business when we return to the states. Flight instruction here is astronomical and I'd like to know where and how to start from scratch. Any advise would be greatly appreciated
  • chima said on November 7, 2012
    would like to start a flight support business in Nigeria, how do i go about it
  • chima said on November 7, 2012
    would like to start a support business in Nigeria,how do i go about it.
  • Matt said on November 8, 2012
    I am looking to open a small business modifying small aircraft avionics systems around Fayetteville, Tn. i'm looking for any information to start the business from the ground up.
  • omkar said on November 17, 2012
    What are the steps to start an aviation business and which factors are considered more imp for this purpose? Can u plz help, Maharastra, India.
  • Zubulon Zellenzevo said on January 10, 2013
    I am trying to start a repair station in Indiana with focus on fiber optical equipment and capabilities and advanced system installs along with typical maintenance checks from preventative to heavy checks on everything from general aviation to commercial aircraft. This info above is helpful but not specific enough to get me started. I have the proper FAA regulation knowledge and needed certificates and how to write the plan, but I am lost in a few other areas. Can you help me?
  • harshal said on January 23, 2013
    I would like to start business mainly specializing in cockpit repairs and design. what do u think should be the starting capital? are any special educational qualifications required? Mumbai, india.
  • Nana said on February 5, 2013
    I am looking to start helicopter tour business in Ghana, Please advice.
  • Mathew said on March 30, 2013
    I'm in Namibia and would like to Start an Aviation Business that will provide services to tourism market and other companies. I would like to Start with smaller Aircraft e.g. the Gippsland GA-8 Airvan. I would appreciate it very much if you can give me some advice, business plan templates or examples etc.
  • Erick ONDO MVE said on April 23, 2013
    I am in Gabon, central Africa. Aviation is a lucrative business in my country due to many oil and natural resources extractors operators in need of reliable means of transport. please be partner to start an A/C company. thanks for partnership. Call 241 07883589
  • john said on May 5, 2013
    We are interested to start a flight support services company in Chennai & Bangalore. we want like minded people to join with us. As we have manpower for the above project, we required consultants to start this company as well as experienced employees from flight support services from all over the world required. contact :0091-9884289120/ 9884342539, Email:
  • Adolfo E Arellano said on May 16, 2013
    I would like to start a line maintenance company in Phoenix Az what are the requirements to start the company, if anybody could answer all the questions i have that would be great email
  • Ismail said on June 2, 2013
    I am in Somalia and would like to start an Aviation Business. it is a very lucrative business in Somalia due to many diaspora returning along with higher demand for transportation with in the country and outside the country. I need partnership and any advise would be greatly appreciated. My e-mail address:
  • Scotty said on July 7, 2013
    I would like to start up a small aviation shop in the overhaul of aircraft carburetors, magnetos, and alternators. I have been trying to find some of the test stand/benches that I would need to test these components once they are overhauled. Any idea where I might be able to located these. Please email any information they would point me in the right direction. My email is Thanks for your help.
  • Andre said on February 1, 2014
    Hi i would like to set up an online aviation parts support company. I'm based in Trinidad, West Indies
  • Jake said on June 4, 2014
    Hi i would like to start up a small Aviation Business with two DHC-6 Twin Otter one Flout and the other Tricycle in Papua New Guinea to Service the remote areas how would i go about it need advise.??
  • OLUCHI ANTHONY EXCEL said on July 5, 2014
    Hello i would like to start up a small aviation cleaning business, am based in nigeria,west africa.
  • Jermane Samuel said on July 26, 2014
    I want to start an aircraft maintenance business in the Caribbean island of St. Kitts & Nevis. I thinking of minor fixes and repairs and even be a liaison to other major repair facilities. I have 10 years of experience as an aircraft mechanic in the U.S. military and my partner is currently a licensed aircaft mechanic for Delta Airlines. The major things I need to know are how to get licensed and approval to work on multiple airlines on the island and who to contact with the major airlines of American Airlines, Jet Blue and Delta which all fly to that location.
  • Jelin James said on January 18, 2015
    I want to start an aircraft maintenance business in India. I am an Aircraft Mechanic in Germany. Please advice to make a start up for the business.
  • Nyahsa Grace said on February 24, 2015
    I would like a step by step procedure of how to start an aicraft maintenance organisation. also how can i be a quality assurance consultant
  • Donald said on September 24, 2015
    Want to start a part 91 aircraft maintenance for privately owned aircraft at San Jose international airport.Primarily service aircraft visiting the area.Super Bowl is next year. What would it take to get started? I have an A &P licenses and have worked on CRJ, EMB, and commercial aircraft from MD 80 to Boeing 787.One maintenance primarily.
  • Edwin said on January 1, 2016
    How do I start an aviation business and how much money will I need to do it?
  • H .Limantto said on January 29, 2016
    I want to start small aviation business from Honolulu to Maui return,any one could give me an advise,serious only.
  • Yagnesh patel said on February 20, 2016
    Hi I'm yagnesh Patel from India I want to start aviation business but i want right expert advised and I need to financial support.
  • Mduduzi said on May 18, 2016
    I am Mduduzi Thabede would like to start an aviation company what are the requirements and finances thereof.
  • Sushil Deokar said on May 28, 2016
    I am Sushil. I am Indian. My goal start an Aviation small aircraft business. Please tell me which company support for start business (small aircraft & finance business development).
  • Medhat Abouhemela said on June 16, 2016
    I am medhat I want start an Aviation spare parts small aircraft business. Please tell me which company can support for start business by contract supply or finance payment
  • ijaz said on December 23, 2016
    hi All, I am business Development manager in one company in UAE. we are in aircraft parts business for last 10 years, anyone who is interested to work in his country with us , we are ready to support .. also looking for some good supplier companies with some exclusive distributors
  • Zodwa said on May 12, 2017
    @Ijaz, I'm in South Africa and interested to work with you from my country. If the offer still exists, kindly email me.
  • Lynn Dsouza said on January 23, 2018
    hi all, I am an aircraft maintenance technician, I have previously worked with airworks cmro, jet airways, genpact (ge aeroengines),.. looking to start and engine mro third party (on contract) basis for all aircrafts engines. If anyone is interested in this investment opportunity please contact me by mail at and we can discuss and take this further. Thank You.


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