Timothy T. Archer and Ana C. Fontes, General Aviation Experts and International Business Developers, Partner to launch Blue Sky Innovations Aviation Consulting Company.
Blue Sky Innovations LLC, the first of its kind full-service general aviation consulting company, announces its launch today. The company will assist GA business owners and investors around the world to expand into foreign markets. Initial projects will focus on growth opportunities between US, China and Brazil.
“Blue Sky Innovations was born to help build bridges and connect companies in the GA industry to other countries,” says President and CEO Tim Archer, a 40-year veteran of the general aviation industry.
The international team at Blue Sky Innovations collectively shares 67 years of industry leadership experience in international business development and company management.
The multilingual team spans four continents – North America, South America, Asia and Europe. Because of their in-country experience, they understand the challenges business owners face when working in cross-cultural markets. Their expertise allows them to break down cultural barriers and maneuver through bureaucratic red tape. “Our multicultural team has a global mindset, yet we know how to act as locals when opening new markets,” says Executive Vice President Ana Fontes, a native of Brazil and American citizen with 27 years of experience in international business.
For years, Archer experienced first-hand the challenges companies faced when seeking to expand into new markets. “I wanted to use my knowledge to provide specialized services that I knew companies needed to succeed crossing borders,” declared Archer.
Blue Sky Innovations’ clients are; FBOs, aviation manufacturers, MROs, flight schools, executive airports, charter operators and more. Any aviation-related company in the world, desiring to expand across borders, needs the cross-cultural expertise Blue Sky Innovations provides.
“At Blue Sky Innovations, we partner with our customers to identify business opportunities around the globe and help streamline the entire process from planning, implementing and promoting their presence in new markets,” says Fontes.
The company’s list of services includes …
- International Business Development
- Market Research, Strategic Planning
- Company Expansion
- New Product Development
- New Regulatory Approvals
- Trade Show Organization and Representation
- International Product Branding and Marketing
- Investor Relations
- Acquisition Due Diligence
- Airport and Aviation Town Planning and Development
- Product Certifications (FAA, EASA, CAAC, ANAC and others)
- and more …
Archer and Fontes met when they worked together at Superior Air Parts. In 2015, they combined resources, relationships and logistical expertise to form Blue Sky Innovations.
Blue Sky Innovations’ goal is to partner with clients to help manage complex, multi-cultural marketing projects and expansion initiatives. Whether a US based company is seeking to expand into foreign countries or a foreign-based business is seeking to grow in the US, Blue Sky Innovations can help.