Bristol Associates - Company Profile

Providing an array of services to the world of aviation

Company Profile


Bristol Associates is internationally recognized for providing an array of services to the world of aviation and financial communities. Based in Washington, D.C., we have earned an enviable reputation for professionalism, integrity, and client satisfaction.

While we are involved to some degree in virtually all aspects of aviation, Bristol’s primary business is the acquisition, disposition, and financing of used commercial and corporate aircraft, both domestically and internationally. Our knowledge of an ever-changing marketplace and our technical understanding, combined with unique, state-of-the-art financial expertise, make Bristol Associates a total resource for the secondary market. In addition to this level of technical proficiency, we have built and cultivated longstanding relationships within the industry, representing a wide range of aviation and financial interests.

Thanks to our experience and comprehensive understanding of aviation, we are perfectly poised to help you find solutions tailored to your exact needs. We work within both the commercial and corporate aviation fields and our team understands the related international and localized constraints. This allows us to offer you the best possible guidance every step of the way.

For clients interested in aircraft acquisition, we work with lenders and investors to initiate, progress and conclude purchase deals. We are also available for clients looking for advice with a current purchase. Whether you need technical investigations or a team to help you navigate legal and political issues, the aircraft experts at Bristol Associates can help.

Bristol Associates are also experts in remarketing. Our broad network of contacts combined with a proactive, resourceful approach allows us to discover and deliver the optimal plan for you and your organization’s needs.

In addition to acquisitions, we help our clients find the proper leasing options for their business or organization. In today’s ultra-competitive market, maximization of assets has never been as important as it is right now. At Bristol Associates, we allow you to outsource the administrative and technical oversight without ever compromising or undermining the value of your asset. From the negotiation of lease covenants to aircraft recovery, our team will handle every aspect to ensure your resources are well managed and protected.

Client satisfaction is extremely important to us. In fact, we consider it our most important marker of success, which is why we work so hard to utilize all of our experience, our relationships and our attention to detail in order to bring our clients exactly what they’re looking for.

If you think Bristol Associates could benefit you and your organization, don’t hesitate to contact us. We are friendly, approachable, and passionate about all aspects of aviation.