Airlounge was founded in 2004 by Julia Leal Gomes dos Santos and Marco Antonio Augusto Infante, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Soon after joined by Luiz Roberto Mello.
Julia Leal Gomes dos Santos, an economist, who brings her wide know-how acquired while working for Bell Helicopter “Textron” (USA) and Líder Taxi Aéreo / Air Brasil S.A., with over 100 international aircraft sales and purchases in her background.
Marco Antonio Augusto Infante, an all-around helicopter pilot, holding more than 12.000 flight hours and founder of ABRAPHE (Brazilian Association of Helicopter Pilots), currently sitting at its Board of Directors and privately flying an A109E.
Luiz Roberto Mello, an airplane private pilot and Civil Engineer, with ample export/import knowledge in the global marketplace.
Barbara Clemente, a Hotel Management graduate, with substantial background in charter of large recreational boats and yachts, who joined the company in 2009.
Airlounge is specialized in cross-border aircraft deals, aviation related consulting services and yacht sales and charters.
The company has its headquarters in São Paulo-Brazil and a presence in London-UK.
Operated by professionals with extensive experience in aeronautical processes that entail sales/purchases, export/import, consolidating operational and financial structures, primarily acting as Buyer’s Agents, looking to:
• Analyse and evaluate aircraft (as well as formal aircraft appraisals for public auctions, banks and other institutions).
• Identify the type of aircraft which best fulfils our clients’ pre-requisites.
• Identify the best opportunities available in the global market.
• Address the most desirable and lucrative options to the client.
• Assure client’s satisfaction at obtaining best business deal.
With over 9 years of experience, AirLounge has become the leader in the Brazilian Yacht charter market, as EDMISTON’s exclusive representative – one of the largest companies in the Purchase, Sale, Charter and Management of Yachts.
With outstanding customer service, AirLounge charters the best Yachts around the world for its customers, under regulations of MYBA – through Edmiston.
It also offers support for the purchase of large yachts, with technical support and market information provided by Edmiston.
Airlounge works in partnership with Aircraft Marketing Ltd.; an American company, established for more than 25 years, specialized in the sale of large business jets and counting with a wide global network to provide sales support worldwide.
In 2006, Airlounge was appointed to become Edmiston’s exclusive Commercial Representative in Brazil; a world leader in sale, purchase, charter, management, design and assistance in the construction of large yachts.
In 2012, Airlounge became the official consultant to Agusta Westland S.p.a, in Brazil, one of the world´s leading helicopter manufacturers.
With new aircraft sold straight from factory, providing full support until the aircraft is delivered and registered to the country of destination – cross-border door to door.
Airlounge has today a solid and stable global position, with a recognizable name in the aircraft and yacht industries.