Oriens Aviation, business aviation OEM authorised distributor joins IADA

Wednesday 22nd May 2024

  • Oriens Aviation logo
  • Sacha Demelo, Oriens Aviation Sales Director and Jörg Ruckstuhl, Pilatus Aircraft Ltd Sales and

Oriens Aviation, the authorised Pilatus and Tecnam aircraft distributor for the British Isles, returns to EBACE 2024 next week (May 27-30) as the newest member of the globally renowned International Aircraft Dealers Association ( IADA).


Oriens becomes IADA’s first OEM-authorised aircraft dealer member based in the British Isles and Europe. It is joining IADA to broaden its network and bolster its used aircraft brokerage services, with aircraft transactions extending to pre-owned light business jets, alongside its mainstay Pilatus PC-12, PC-24 and Tecnam aircraft sales.



Oriens Aviation sees strong aircraft sales demand in the British Isles


Oriens joins IADA following a banner year in which they were involved in over 20 new and pre-owned aircraft transactions, with interest remaining high in 2024. Both the Pilatus and Tecnam brands continue to grow in popularity within the British Isles while demand remains steady following unprecedented levels over the past few years. 

Oriens will embark on their annual Pilatus PC-24 demonstration tour the week of June 3rd to showcase its versatile and spacious cabin to interested buyers.


“IADA is highly respected for its dedication promoting fair and ethical practices in aircraft transactions, an ethos we share at Oriens Aviation,” said Sacha Demelo, Sales Director at Oriens Aviation. “We are pleased to join this highly regarded international association alongside leading business aviation OEMs, aviation services businesses and established, independent aircraft traders.”


“The IADA Board of Directors is delighted to welcome Oriens Aviation into our network of the most trusted pre-owned aircraft dealers in the world,” said IADA Chairman Phil Winters.  “Our entire group is looking forward to working with Oriens as we continue to broaden our global connections,” he added.

About IADA


The International Aircraft Dealers Association is a professional trade association, now in its fourth decade. It is a collective force influencing and shaping the aircraft transaction industry, dedicated to developing standards for efficient, effective and ethical business aircraft transactions. Working for business aircraft owners globally, IADA exchanges information among its members and to the public creating a more efficient market, facilitating transactions, and providing transparency into the transaction process, thereby increasing business aircraft ownership and usage worldwide. Every aircraft for sale by IADA members is listed on IADA’s AircraftExchange.com platform.


IADA is exhibiting at EBACE.  Booth T87





About Oriens Aviation  


Oriens Aviation is the Authorised Distributor for Pilatus Aircraft and Tecnam Aircraft in the British Isles. The company specialises in the distribution of the best-selling Pilatus PC-12 NGX turboprop and the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet, as well as a wide range of Italian-made Tecnam Aircraft. Oriens Aviation is also an Authorised Cirrus Partner, offering maintenance work on the SR Series fleet in the British Isles.

Based at London Biggin Hill Airport (EGKB), the Company provides a full range of aircraft maintenance services to private aircraft owners and operators, as well as warranty work, aircraft management, and comprehensive aircraft ownership support. In 2022, Oriens Aviation has further expanded its offering with cost-effective aircraft charter services.  

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