ExecuJet Africa opens new base in Lagos


ExecuJet expands African network with opening a new Nigerian FBO at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.

ExecuJet Africa is opening a new base in Lagos, in response to an increasing demand for executive travel from Nigeria.

From the new FBO, ExecuJet Africa will offer a comprehensive range of services including maintenance, FBO, charter and aircraft management services.

The FBO will start operations by early October 2012, will ground support equipment, a VIP lounge and 24-hour support capabilities. Passenger and crew amenities will be provided by a team of staff, able to offer technical assistance, flight planning, weather reports, catering, fuelling and hotel accommodation. Services will be further enhanced in the coming months with the introduction of on-site customs and immigration services.

ExecuJet Africa will offer authorised line maintenance support for Bombardier, Dassault Falcon and Hawker Beechcraft aircraft.

Mark Abbott, ExecuJet Group FBO director, says: “ExecuJet’s new Lagos FBO is a direct response to the vibrant growth taking place in this business gateway to Africa. The facility will offer the same outstanding customer experience as our award-winning FBOs in Cape Town and Lanseria, with full MRO and technical support capabilities.”

Etti Poggi, managing director of ExecuJet Africa, comments: “Africa needs modern, safety-regulated aviation services to facilitate the expansion of many industry sectors. ExecuJet is committed to meeting that requirement and contributing to the advancement of an efficient, high-growth African economy.”