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Old 26th Aug 2012, 08:03
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Ocean Sky Winding Up Notice

I posted a question on Friday regarding Ocean Sky and was told, by an Ocean Sky empolyee that all was Ok, and rumour was unfounded.

However, this was published in the London Gazette on Thursday 23 Aug 2012:

Date: 23 August 2012
Issue Number: 60247
Page number: 16330

Publication Date: Thursday, 23 August 2012

Notice Code: 2450

Petitions to Wind Up (Companies)

In the High Court of Justice (Chancery Division)

Companies Court No 6028 of 2012

In the Matter of OCEAN SKY AVIATION LIMITED

(Company Number 04621318)

and in the Matter of the Insolvency Act 1986

A Petition to wind up the above-named Company, Registration Number 04621318, of Portland House, Bressenden Place, London, United Kingdom, SW1E 5BH, presented on 25 July 2012 by the Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs, of Bush House, Strand, London WC2B 4RD, claiming to be Creditors of the Company, will be heard at the Royal Courts of Justice, 7 Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1NL, on 10 September 2012, at 1030 hours (or as soon thereafter as the Petition can be heard).

Any persons intending to appear on the hearing of the Petition (whether to support or oppose it) must give notice of intention to do so to the Petitioners or to their Solicitor in accordance with Rule 4.16 by 1600 hours on 7 September 2012.


The Petitionersí Solicitor is the Solicitor to HM Revenue and Customs, Solicitorís Office, South West Wing, Bush House, Strand, London WC2B 4RD, telephone 020 7438 7731. (Ref SLR 1395691/37/W.)


23 August 2012.


I know that the AOC holders is Ocean Sky (UK) Ltd, a separate limited Company (04028634), but isn't this extreme action by HM Revenue & Customs?

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Old 26th Aug 2012, 08:29
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So if Ocean Sky pay all its back taxes, the notice is withdrawn?
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Old 26th Aug 2012, 10:31
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Guessing this would explain the exodus of some staff to AeroToyStore @STN
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Old 26th Aug 2012, 10:50
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The AOC operation (Ocean Sky UK) remains unaffected by this closure.
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Old 26th Aug 2012, 11:06
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That's as maybe, twinjetter, at the moment, but allowing winding-up petitions to be published seems to show a lack of planning, or something else?
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Old 26th Aug 2012, 14:11
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Now you know where the money has gone to at ATS @ STN

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Old 26th Aug 2012, 19:13
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Is it surprising? The last published accounts show debts of over £19m
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Old 26th Aug 2012, 23:21
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Exodus of oceansky to toy store, don't think they did, the ATS staff are a tad more local to STN than that
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Old 28th Aug 2012, 09:09
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They are winding up everything except FBO's and engineering. The AOC, charter, aircraft management all going, more staff resigned before the axe fell.
Predicted this a few years back when SG took over. He had no interest in aircraft management / AOC work / Brokerage. It was all about the FBO's, I'm just surprised it's taken this long
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Old 30th Aug 2012, 17:02
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I've heard from two sources today that the axe has finally fallen on everything apart from the FBO's and the maintenance.

Can anyone confirm or deny this?
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Old 30th Aug 2012, 18:29
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MB, heard something similar.
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Old 30th Aug 2012, 18:57
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Rumours of our demise are greatly exaggerated; the AOC operation remains fully functional.
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Old 30th Aug 2012, 21:23
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Rumours of our demise are greatly exaggerated; the AOC operation remains fully functional.
Well that's great news about the AOC - can you comment on the aircraft management, charter sales and brokerage side of the business?
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Old 30th Aug 2012, 22:05
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Would that it was so simple .......for better or worse I fear Ocean Sky is mortally wounded .
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Old 31st Aug 2012, 07:48
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Come on TJ, you've sung this song before!
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Old 31st Aug 2012, 08:25
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I guess I'm just a glass-half-full kind of guy
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Old 31st Aug 2012, 08:27
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You want to be careful having a half full glass there at O/S - someone will come along and use it to top their own glass up when your backs turned!!
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Their mailshot yesterday for a trade show said they did FBOs, Interiors and Engineering...
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Old 31st Aug 2012, 16:48
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I'm hearing AOC possibly suspended and bailiffs arriving soon if not already, at Luton. Anyone heard the same ?
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Old 31st Aug 2012, 17:45
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Surely all the fat cats and other you mentioned where all at Bressenden Place?
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