Piaggio and Riviera Airport plan business aviation centre


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Riviera Airport has unveiled plans to create a strategic and a centre of general & business aviation in the Northern Mediterranean.

The project includes building a new runway, as well as new infrastructures and exclusive services at competitive prices.

The airport is adjacent to the Piaggio Aerospace plant, where all Piaggio Aerospace products are designed, developed and manufactured.

“Riviera Airport is one of the initiatives aimed at creating value for this area of the Italian Riviera, which adds to the creation of the centre of excellence where Piaggio Aerospace operates.” said Renato Vaghi, chief executive officer, Piaggio Aerospace. “The attraction of new élite customers will favour local businesses and tourism, as well as the connection with Mediterranean strategic regions. We are delighted to provide the project with the visibility it deserves and we are ready to assess future potential partnerships with Riviera Airport.”