Company History

Founded in 2010, The Cloud Global Group has become a leader in its field with an international customer base that includes several airlines, lessors and aircraft manufacturers throughout the world.

The business now offers a range of specialist services including flight training, aircraft maintenance and technical support, aviation recruitment services, asset management, aircraft sales and leasing and component sales.

“The strategy of developing various divisions has proven very successful and we can now count prestigious names such as Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways, Loganair and Jet2.com. We also work closely with OEM’s and education institutions such as Airbus, Boeing Distribution, Textron Aviation, Diamond Aircraft Industries and Air Service Training” said Director Graeme Frater

Our Business

At the core of our strategy, we aim to continue to grow our world-class global aviation services group to meet our customers needs. Working in partnership with our clients, customers, suppliers and employees, we are dedicated to delivering bespoke solutions and the very best service. Our vision and strategy is underpinned by our culture, to ensure that we put the customer at the heart of everything we do.

Established in 2010, Cloud Global Ltd is a multifaceted aviation services company headquartered at Glasgow Airport, United Kingdom.  The company offers aviation services including aircraft sales and leasing, training and aircraft maintenance services. The company has facilities at Perth Airport and Glasgow Airport, and also provide technical support and aircraft re-marketing services for general aviation and commercial aircraft. 

Cloud Global Ltd announced the acquisition of UK based ACS Aviation in 2016. With the addition of over 20 aircraft to ACS Aviation’s current fleet, the combined business, with over 60 aircraft under technical management, has become one of the UK’s largest GA aircraft management businesses.

Sales and Leasing

We act on behalf of airlines and lessors to help sell or lease any surplus commercial jets, turboprops or general aviation aircraft, in addition to providing aircraft acquisition support and technical support service to airlines and operators throughout the world.

The Team

Graeme Frater: Chief Executive Officer

Co-founder of Cloud Global and with over 23 years’ experience within the aviation industry Graeme has developed excellent working relationships with key companies over the years. His previous roles included working with Menzies Aviation as easyJet Service Delivery Manager at Edinburgh Airport and British Airways Station Account Manager at Glasgow Airport. With Graeme’s focus the business has seen a sharp increase in turnover. The vision is to grow Cloud Global Group into a worldwide organisation to offer bespoke customer service solutions to the aviation industry.

Craig McDonald: Chief Operating Officer

Craig is the co-founder of Cloud Global and offers a wealth of knowledge with over 18 years experience in the aviation industry. Craig graduated in aeronautical engineering and began his career in aircraft maintenance as an engineer for companies such as Flybe, Virgin Atlantic, SR Technics, Flyglobespan and Pratt & Whitney before taking to the skies and becoming a commercial airline pilot. Craig is now responsible for the groups technical services and business development in all areas including aircraft sales, acquisitions, leasing, training and recruitment.

David Skeldon: Director of Aircraft Trading

David has worked in the Aviation sector for 11 years where he has completed sales and lease transactions on over 80 aircraft with a value in excess of $400m. David was instrumental in increasing the sales activities in his previous company. Prior to this he worked in a high intensity sales environment in the UK tourist industry.