ZURICH / November 19, 2013 – Jet Aviation has signed a Fixed Base Operation (FBO) service agreement with VistaJet, the owner and operator of the largest privately owned Bombardier business aircraft fleet, to provide handling services through its network of FBOs in EMEA & Asia.
Building on a recent agreement between the two companies in the U.S., Jet Aviation has signed an exclusive FBO agreement with VistaJet in EMEA & Asia. Jet Aviation will provide dedicated handling services through its network of FBOs in EMEA & Asia to VistaJet’s global fleet of aircraft flying in the region.
“As we continue to grow our global business in the corporate aviation marketplace, we carefully select partners who understand our needs as a bespoke service provider, with local and international expertise,” said Ian Moore, Chief Commercial Officer of VistaJet. “Jet Aviation is reputed in the worldwide business aviation community for its exceptional service and customer orientation.”
“We look forward to welcoming VistaJet aircraft throughout our EMEA & Asia-wide FBO network,” said Monica Beusch, general manager of Jet Aviation Zurich and head of FBO Services in EMEA & Asia. “We have been ensuring the comfort and safety of aircraft owners and operators around the world for almost 50 years and continually strive to anticipate and seamlessly meet the needs of our customers.”
Jet Aviation's fixed base operations provide customers with executive VIP terminals, conference rooms, business services, passenger and crew lounges, snooze rooms, crew showers and weather and flight planning services. The company offers private aircraft handling and full FBO services, including domestic and international flight handling, line maintenance services, refueling, immigration and customs services, passenger and crew transportation, as well as catering, hotel accommodations and local transport arrangements.
VistaJet owns, operates and provides access to the largest privately owned Bombardier business aircraft fleet – over 35 aircraft – the majority of which are large cabin, long-range Global and Challenger jets. Renowned for its consistency around the globe and as the only provider to offer an identical cabin design throughout its fleet, VistaJet’s global strategy of connecting its customers to every corner of the world with point-to-point coverage has made it the clear market leader with unparalleled experience flying in to, and out of, the hardest-to-reach destinations. News and information are available at http://www.vistajet.com.
Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. More than 4,500 employees cater to client needs from 21 airport facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North and South America. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, FBO and fuel services, along with aircraft management, charter services, aircraft sales and personnel services. Jet Aviation's European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of more than 250 aircraft. Please visit www.jetaviation.com and follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/jetaviation.
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