Jet Aviation moves into new FBO facility in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Thursday, 09 December 2010

Jeddah, Jet Aviation announces that the company will be moving into a new FBO facility in Jeddah by the end of 2010. Jet Aviation will be providing FBO and line maintenance services from a new, state-of-the art facility at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport.

The new Jet Aviation FBO building, located at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport north of Jeddah, offers fast access to King Abdullah Economic City and the King Abdullah University. The 3,000-square-meter FBO facility incorporates an innovative passenger flow system. Arrivals, departures and luggage handling functions, including 24/7 border police and customs clearance, occur in different zones to provide faster turn times, better security and enhanced privacy.

The facility offers comfortable passenger and crew lounges, refreshment areas with hot and cold snacks, a newspaper service offering nearly 1,000 different daily and monthly publications, and a 24-hour shuttle to Jeddah's International terminal. The latest technology in weather briefing and flight planning along with snooze rooms and lounges will be available for flight crews as well.

Frank Kusserow, vice president and general manager of Jet Aviation Saudi Arabia, says: "We are very pleased to move into this new and state-of-the art facility which will provide us with the opportunity to better serve passengers and flight crews."

Christof Spaeth, senior vice president MRO and FBO services for Jet Aviation EMEA & Asia, adds: "In addition to increased passenger comfort the new premises will allow the company to strenghthen its global network and maintenance footprint by expanding its line and maintenance service capabilities in the region."

Source: Press Release (Jet Aviation)