Record traffic for Air Service Basel during ART BASEL 2016

Terry Spruce

Air Service Basel handled a record number of business jets for the 2016 ART BASEL exhibition.

Air Service Basel’s FBO at the EuroAirport successfully hosted record traffic of over 380 movements. With over 80 private and business jets flights on the peak day of the event. The FBO handled 750 clients for the Basel event, an increase of 10% compared to the previous year.

The majority of movements included long-range and large cabin size business jets. To support with the expected surge in demand during ART Basel, ASB brought in additional team members from its joint venture FBO Cat Air Service in Zürich.

“The ART BASEL is an extremely important event and one of the busiest time of the year for our Basel FBO.”

Claudio Lasagni, CEO of Air Service Basel said: “The ART BASEL is an extremely important event and one of the busiest time of the year for our Basel FBO. This year, we handled a record number of flights for visiting guests from all over the world, and I am delighted that our team successfully met that demand, while still offering the highest standard of safety and service that our clients expect.”

“As every year, the outstanding co-operation and teamwork of the various partners and authorities at the EuroAirport Basel with Air Service Basel’s FBO team was a major contributing factor to the tremendous success,” added Lasagni.

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