Jet Aviation signs FBO service agreement with Antwerp-based FLYINGGROUP

 ZURICH / December 22, 2020 – Jet Aviation has signed a Fixed Base Operation (FBO) service agreement with FLYINGGROUP, a major aircraft management and charter company based in Belgium, Luxembourg and Malta. FLYINGGROUP operates a fleet of some 40 diverse aircraft based in Europe. Jet Aviation will support the operator’s fleet with handling services through its network of FBOs in EMEA and Asia. 

Under the service agreement, Jet Aviation will provide dedicated handling services to aircraft operated by FLYINGGROUP through its network of FBOs in EMEA and Asia. FLYINGGROUP is headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium from where it manages a fleet of over 40 aircraft. 

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, fueling, aircraft cleaning, de-icing, immigration and customs services, and passenger and crew services, such as catering, hotel accommodations and local transport arrangements. 

“Our goal is to ensure the comfort and safety of aircraft owners and operators as they fly around the world,” said Joao Martins, VP Regional FBO Operations Europe and General Manager Zurich. “This agreement is a testament to the quality of Jet Aviation’s handling services. We have supported FLYINGGROUP since 1998 and, like them, our team of handling professionals is wholly committed to upholding the highest industry standards. We are very pleased to continue welcoming FLYINGGROUP passengers and aircraft throughout our network.” 

Jurgen Van Campenhout, Chief Operating Officer at FLYINGGROUP said, “We were seeking a partner with a wide FBO network to help support our growing fleet, and with similar values to those at FLYINGGROUP. Jet Aviation has a long and demonstrable record in safety, security, and quality of service, which we are pleased to extend to our customers. FLYINGGROUP looks to establish long-term relationships with our service providers, and we look forward to a long and productive partnership with Jet Aviation.” 

Jet Aviation is the leading IS-BAH-registered FBO network worldwide — an industry-lauded acknowledgment of its rigorous safety and security standards. 

FLYINGGROUP, the largest business jet company in the Benelux, has been active since 1995 with operational headquarters in Belgium, Luxembourg and Malta. The company manages all aspects of business aircraft, including maintenance, ground services, charter flights and consultancy. The pursuit of high-quality service has led to ever-increasing customer confidence. As a result, the Belgian company is the number one reference in private and business aviation in the Benelux and France. 

FLYINGGROUP currently manages 42 aircraft. In 2019, 5679 flights were performed by the 233 experienced employees, including 103 crewmembers. Recently FLYINGGROUP invested more than 5 million euros in its new headquarters at Antwerp International Airport. The modern, 100% energy-neutral.


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