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Jet Aviation to partner with Nassau airport FBO

Jet Aviation has signed an FBO management agreement with Executive Flight Support (EFS) effective January 1, 2015. EFS is based at Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau, and was voted Best Caribbean International FBO of 2014 in Pro Pilot magazine. 

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Monday, October 27, 2014
Monday, October 27, 2014

Allied FiberZurich, Switzerland – October 2014 – Jet Aviation has signed an FBO management agreement with Executive Flight Support (EFS) effective January 1, 2015. EFS is based at Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau, Bahamas, and was voted Best Caribbean International FBO of 2014 in Pro Pilot magazine.

The new addition to Jet Aviation’s worldwide FBO network will be rebranded as Jet Aviation Bahamas. Managed by Jet Aviation as of 2015, EFS is the premier full-service FBO in the Bahamas, located at Lynden Pindling International Airport, the largest airport and the main international gateway into the country.


EFS’s facility encompasses 305,000 square feet of ramp and a full-service FBO terminal building that includes onsite Bahamas Customs and Immigration available 24 hours, concierge service, computerized flight planning, pilot lounge, executive lounges, conference room, courtesy offices, on-site car rental and 20,000 square feet of hangar space.

The company will remodel the 10,000 square foot FBO to upgrade its interior including a new lobby, pilot’s lounge, VIP rooms and conference rooms to be completed by summer 2015. The existing ramp will be repaved and expanded by an additional 174,000 square feet to accommodate the growing traffic. Starting in 2015, EFS will also add four new 25,000 square foot hangars to the facility.

“EFS has always been committed to service excellence, and an alliance with Jet Aviation and its global recognition as a leading business aviation organization complements our strategy,” said Alphonso Bowe, owner and managing director, Executive Flight Support.

“Jet Aviation is very honored that EFS chose to join our network of FBOs worldwide to serve our mutual clients while offering the highest standard in the FBO industry,” said Gary Dempsey, president, U.S. Aircraft Services. “As a key gateway for international traffic from Europe, the Middle and Far East, and South America, EFS is the perfect addition to our network.”

Jet Aviation is exhibiting at NBAA2014 from October 21 through October 23. Please take the time to visit the Jet Aviation Booth (#1200).

Executive Flight Support Limited (EFS) has been operating since 1990, and is the premier full service FBO in the Caribbean located at Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau, Bahamas. The company provides FBO and line services, aircraft management, charter services, and aircraft sales. EFS was voted the Best FBO in the Caribbean by Pro Pilot on numerous occasions and has extensive expertise in the aviation industry.

Read more: Aviation Pros.

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