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St Gallen-Altenrhein Airport to share management of its FBO facility

ExecuJet is set to co-manage the FBO facility at Switzerland’s Altenrhein International Airport after entering a new partnership.

The new partnership will see St Gallen-Altenrhein Airport continuing to manage the facility on a day-to-day basis with the wider support of ExecuJet’s standards for customer service and safety.

Ettore Poggi, group FBO director for Luxaviation Group, of which ExecuJet is a part of, commented, “We are very pleased to be partnering with Airport St Gallen-Altenrhein in co-managing the facility at Altenrhein Airport.

“The facility is ideally located to cater for visitors to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, providing extensive aircraft parking space and access to this key event. ExecuJet had an extremely successful WEF this year, hosting close to 300 aircraft movements, and the location of the Altenrhein FBO means that we can expect to see even more activity in the years to come.”

ExecuJet’s worldwide FBO network now stands at 25, with facilities in Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

Thomas Krutzler, CCO at Airport St Gallen-Altenrhein, added, “It is very pleasing to have partnered with ExecuJet, an esteemed business aviation organization, to co-manage our FBO facility.

“With our outstanding connections and links and ExecuJet’s reputation for service excellence, customers can expect to receive a comprehensive, world-class service at the Altenrhein FBO.”

November 13, 2017

Written by Kirstie Pickering


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