Dallas Love Field’s Jet Aviation to Host Two Assent Aeronautics Private Aircraft Auctions in 2020

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Both the April 30, 2020 and the November 19, 2020 Assent Private Aircraft Auctions take place at Jet Aviation’s freshly renovated facility at Dallas Love Field.

Assent Auction April 30th 2020

“Jet Aviation is a world-class Fixed Base Operator, known for brilliant customer service, and to have a long-term partnership in place between our firms just makes common sense,” said Jake Banglesdorf, Vice President of Assent Aeronautics.

Assent Aeronautics, recognized globally as the world’s first successful live and luxury aircraft auction house based in Fort Worth, announced today that Jet Aviation, a General Dynamics Company, will host not one, but two, Assent Private Aircraft Auctions at their freshly renovated Love Field location. Assent’s new partnership with Jet Aviation commences April 30th with the Spring Aircraft Auction, as well as the end of year November 19th Auction.

“After a very successful December auction—where we sold three out of every four aircraft consigned—we are very excited to build upon the momentum we created,” said Jake Banglesdorf, Vice President of Assent Aeronautics. “Jet Aviation is a world-class Fixed Base Operator, known for brilliant customer service, and to have a long-term partnership in place between our firms just makes common sense.”

In an effort to re-imagine and reinvigorate the private aircraft market (one that is often very slow and frustrating), Assent conducted its inaugural event at Fort Worth’s Spinks Field this past December. The five-star event proved not only the viability of auctions but resulted in deals getting done.

Assent’s current closing rate exceeds eighty percent (80%+) for aircraft offered at over $1MM, and its marketing efforts have proven to attract more qualified buyers than any other strategy in private aviation. “Our consignments were receiving offers before, during and after the auction,” remarks Banglesdorf, “At the end of the day, bringing qualified buyers to the table, and matching them with aircraft that are truly for sale, in a luxurious, competitive environment is the magic of the auction.”

About Assent Aeronautics Private Aircraft Auctions
Bidders must register on the company’s website. Verified current aircraft owners can attend and bid at no cost when they include the registration number of their aircraft in the promo code at the bottom of the form. Bidders may view the planes in person during the Buyer Preview Period for the Spring auction April 28-30 at Jet Aviation at Dallas Love Field (KDAL).

Sellers will also apply online to consign their aircraft. Open Enrollment for applications for the Spring Auction begins March 10th, 2020. Consigners fill out a simple one-page consignment application form with their desired method of sale: As-Is-Where-Is, Pre-Purchase Inspection Completed, or Purchase Inspection Pending. Assent Aeronautics will evaluate each submission for consideration.

Assent encourages prospective bidders, consigners and attendees to learn more and to sign up for inventory announcements on their website: http://www.assentauctions.com, and to follow them on their social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

“The intent of Assent Platinum Aircraft Auctions is to demystify the aircraft acquisition experience for buyers and create a live competitive marketplace for consigners. Simply put, we are bringing qualified buyers and serious sellers together with the intent to move airplanes,” says W. Hulsey Smith, Founder and President of Assent Aeronautics. “In addition to hosting a true luxury experience, we deliver transparency in the buying process, and facilitate quick, no-nonsense closings.”

Assent Aeronautics is a family owned company, founded in 2004 and headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. Assent Aeronautics’ distinct business units include aircraft brokerage, aircraft transaction advisory consulting, aircraft management and aircraft maintenance. Able to trace the company’s heritage back to a private family flight department established in the 1940s, Assent Aeronautics has a proven track record of success. After numerous requests from companies and individuals to manage their aircraft, Assent Aeronautics was founded to help aircraft owners and operators maximize dispatch reliability and safety while saving money through more efficient expense forecasting and full-time expert technical supervision. For more information visit http://www.assentaero.com.

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