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Air Seychelles, ExecuJet Join Forces for VIP Travel

A new FBO is slated to open at Seychelles International Airport.

An Air Seychelles Airbus A320neo (Photo: Air Seychelles)

On June 25, 2024, Air Seychelles announced a partnership with ExecuJet, a leading global business aviation company based in Zurich, Switzerland, to provide exclusive VIP fixed-base operator (FBO) services in Seychelles. This collaboration aims to enhance the travel experience for VIP clients, ensuring a seamless and luxurious journey from arrival to departure.

An FBO is a commercial enterprise granted the right by an airport authority to provide various aviation services, such as fuel, parking, hangar space, passenger services, and restaurant facilities to the general aviation community.

Operating under the name “Air Seychelles VIP,” the FBO at Seychelles International Airport (FSIA) will offer a range of premium services, including:
• Personalized and discreet handling services ensuring maximum comfort and efficiency, including flight planning and permit assistance, airside transfers to and from the aircraft, ensuring privacy and convenience.
• Comfortable and private lounge areas for relaxation and business needs in an exclusive area away from the commercial terminal.
• On-site customs and immigration facilities for swift private processing.
• Dedicated owned and operated fleet of VIP chauffeur vehicles to satisfy luxury transportation needs.
• Full array of privately owned Ground Support Equipment to fulfil all your aircraft needs, regardless of aircraft size.
• Tailored concierge services to meet individual requirements, from hotel bookings to special requests.

Air Seychelles Chief Executive Officer, Sandy Benoiton, commented, “We are thrilled to partner with ExecuJet to bring world-class FBO services to our VIP clientele. This collaboration underscores our commitment to providing exceptional travel experiences and reinforces our position as a leading carrier in the region.”

With this new partnership with Air Seychelles, ExecuJet now operates in 34 airports worldwide, Bali, Barcelona, Berlin Schoenefeld, Brussels, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Dubai International, Dubai South, Girona, Hong Kong, Ibiza, Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, Lagos, Melbourne, Monterrey, Moscow, Munich, New Delhi, Newmarket, Palma, Perth, Riyadh, Singapore, St. Gallen-Altenrhein, St. Maarten, Sydney, Toluca, Valencia, Wellington, and Zurich.

ExecuJet – Vice President Africa, Gavin Kiggen, added, “Our partnership with Air Seychelles is a testament to our dedication to excellence in aviation services. We look forward to delivering unmatched FBO services that cater to the needs of high-profile travellers visiting the Seychelles.”

Since 2015, ExecuJet has been owned by the Luxaviation Group, based in Luxembourg. Luxaviation Group CEO Patrick Hansen said, “We are extremely happy to have entered this partnership with Air Seychelles. I want to thank both teams for their continued efforts that led to this agreement, which will undoubtedly be a milestone for our development in the region and the expansion of our global FBO network.”

Victor Shalton

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  • Victor Shalton

    Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, Victor’s love for aviation goes way back to when he was 11-years-old. Living close to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, he developed a love for planes and he even recalls aspiring to be a future airline executive for Kenya Airways. He also has a passion in the arts and loves writing and had his own aviation blog prior to joining AirlineGeeks. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration at DeKUT and aspiring to make a career in a more aviation-related course.

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