Rizon Jet to open new FBO in Doha


Rizon Jet on target to open new FBO and MRO facility in Doha in January 2011.

Rizon Jet, the Middle East and UK-based business aviation group, is expected to open its new MRO facility and FBO Terminal in Doha in January 2011.

The company moved into the Rizon Jet Centre at Doha International Airport at the end of October. It has also hired Captain Javed Latif as director of operations.

Simon D’Oyly, director of sales and aircraft management, joined Rizon Jet this summer from AJA in Abu Dhabi. He was also previously managing director of aircraft management with National Air Services in Saudi Arabia. Paul Macintyre joined Rizon Jet as manager of maintenance from Ocean Sky Engineering where he set up an EASA 145 Bombardier approved aircraft maintenance facility.

At the end of December 2010, Rizon Jet in Doha will obtain Qatar CAA 145 and in January 2011 to be awarded EASA 145 maintenance approval. For the longer term, the company is pursuing further approvals for maintenance accreditation on Bermudian, Isle of Man, Pakistan, UAE and Saudi Arabian-registered aircraft. Its hangar is capable of accommodating four Global XRS or nine Challenger 604/605 aircraft.

Rizon Jets’s new FBO in Doha will have direct access to the apron. The FBO / VIP terminal will feature four fully enclosed private lounges as well as an open lounge area with a water feature, indoor garden, duty free area as well as a male and female prayer rooms

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