Fort Lauderdale, FL (Nov. 21, 2011) – Premier Aircraft Sales, Inc., and its customers are counting down the hours until the company’s once-a-year Black Friday sales event kicks off Friday morning.
“Our sales team will be manning the phones from 4:00 a.m. through midnight on Friday to handle calls from airplane purchasers looking for a bargain,” explained Ryan Ramos, sales manager at Premier Aircraft Sales. “No one ever thinks about really big ticket items being on sale during Black Friday. The idea to offer a Black Friday special on airplanes came to me after reading an article about the little known fact that the best day to buy a car is on Black Friday.”
Due to one of the worst economic downturns in history today’s consumers are always looking for an incredible deal, and they’re especially interested if that deal happens to be huge discounts on a half million-dollar airplane.
“Typically, high-ticket items such as airplanes and yachts are not offered on sale, but the economy is forcing dealers to lower prices until demand increases,” he said.
Ramos added that Premier held its first Black Friday sale in 2009 and it turned out to be one of their biggest successes.
“Premier has always been a company that does things differently. We were the first aircraft sales company in history to offer a Black Friday sale,” Ramos said. “Not only did our customers and prospects take notice of the deals, but we also got a lot of attention from the national media. Instead of waiting for sales to happen, we were actually doing something proactive.”
“Another added benefit this year is the availability of bonus tax depreciation on new aircraft purchases,” explained Fred Ahles president of Premier Aircraft Sales.
Depreciation tax rules allowing 100% bonus depreciation of a new aircraft will be cut to 50% in 2012. Also, the “Section 179” allowable expensing is also going to be greatly reduced in 2012. “The changes in tax laws are a compelling reason to buy in 2011,” said Ahles.
Ramos said that Black Friday sale prices and available inventory can be previewed by visiting www.flypas.com/blackfriday.html.
“The site went live on November 18th and we’ve been amazed by the number of hits it has received in just over a week,” he said. “If you’re interested in saving big on an airplane and taking advantage of full tax incentives, I suggest you set your alarm clock for early Friday morning.”
Black Friday sale prices and available inventory can be previewed beginning on Friday, Nov. 18.
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