Gama Sharjah reports growth


FBO reports 25% increase in number of business jet movents in first quarter 2012 compared to same period last year

Gama Aviation logoThe Gama Group has reported
significant growth in business aviation activities at its Sharjah International
Airport base.

Gama Aviation FZE’s creation
of a new FBO at Sharjah International Airport
earlier this year has resulted in significant growth in business jet movements
through the United Arab
Emirates’ newest Executive Terminal

The company reports a 25% increase in the number of business jet movements in the first
quarter of 2012 versus the first quarter of 2011. There has been a doubling of
movements during April 2012, compared with April 2011.

More operators and flight
support agencies have signed handling agreements with Gama Sharjah. The FBO is
achieving an average of 30 minutes turnaround time and have reduced landing to
chocks’ time by an average of six minutes.

Gama Aviation took over
responsibility for all business and general aviation aircraft handling at Sharjah International Airport
in January this year.

“We’re really pleased with
these initial positive results from our first quarter at Sharjah,” said Dave
Edwards, managing director, Gama Aviation FZC. “Our Sharjah FBO has very
quickly established itself as a ‘stress-free’ gateway  for business and
private visitors to Sharjah, Dubai
and the Northern Emirates and the first choice technical stop for business jet