New VIP FBO and MRO opens at Biggin Hill
Rizon Jet opens new facility at Biggin Hill
Qatari company Rizon Jet has officially opened its new VIP FBO and MRO facility at
Biggin Hill. The modern building houses a VIP area where clients can wait in
comfort before boarding their aircraft which are no more than 40 steps away on
the apron outside.
The design of the reception area is a modern but subtle mix of Western and Arabic
styles and includes different areas incluiding a specially designed children’s
The facility also comprises of an large hangar that is capable of taking
aircraft up to the size of a BBJ. The size means that the company is able to
accommodate four or five Global Express XRS / Global 6000 or up to nine Challenger 604 / 605 sized aircraft in the hangar at once.
Rizon Jet started using part of the facility in August 2010 and had a soft launch with a ribbon cutting in April 2010 and the complex was opened
officially in May 2011 a day after the facility in Doha.
“The opening of the FBO / VIP Lounge is marking a
major milestone for Rizon Jet”, says Patrick Enz, chief executive and adds
“a dedicated team has been working extensively toward this date and we are
delighted to offer our UK
and international clientele an exclusive and unique service from our brand new
facility here in London Biggin Hill”.
“Our hangar is already much frequented as we are
certified to work on a large range of business jets and planning to further
enhance our maintenance capabilities in the near future” says Jackie Nikolajsen,
Rizon Jet Biggin Hill general manager.
Robert Walters, business development manager at London Biggin
says: “We are extremely proud to have Rizon Jet opening their new FBO / VIP
Lounge at Biggin Hill Airport.
The new facility will help us to confirm Biggin Hill as the leading private jet
airport for London
and also the Olympics in 2012. The success of this company will also have a
very positive effect on employment on the airport and within the local area.”