Bristol Flying Centre acquired by Pula Aviation


01/02/2016 Pula Aviation Ltd acquires 100% share capital of Bristol Flying Centre including its subsidiary, Centreline Air Charter.Left to right are: Tanya Raynes (MD of BFC), Pat Wagstaff (Operations and Compliance Director for BFC), Louise Bull (Finance Director, BFC), Martin Barnes (Chief Pilot and founder of BFC), Phil Brockwell (Commercial Director, BFC), Nick Brown (MD, Pula Aviation Ltd).

Pula Aviation has acquired 100% of Bristol Flying Centre (BFC). Under the terms of the agreement, Pula Aviation will also take control of BFC subsidiary Centerline Air Charter.

Pula are a Guernsey based family office who own a Dassault Falcon 2000LX, which is managed on their behalf by Centerline Air.

“The Pula Group has enjoyed a close working relationship with Bristol Flying Centre for a number of years and this acquisition represents a natural progression for the Group as it expands its aviation interests in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands”. says Pula group finance director, Colin Pickard.

Centerline Air has recently expanded its fleet with the addition of a Cessna Citation CJ2, as well as a CJ2+.

Managing Director of BFC, Tanya Raynes, added, “We are delighted to have completed a deal with an organisation that shares our vision for the future and which will ensure the company is able to progress its widely publicised growth strategy. This development will enable BFC to continue its expansion programme that has recently included the establishment of a global Air Operators Certificate (AOC) and the addition of two further aircraft to its existing fleet of corporate jets under management”.