Subscribe Free
in Maintenance

Gama Aviation achieves IS-BAH registration for Sharjah FBO

Posted 4 March 2016 · Add Comment

Gama Aviation has been awarded International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) for its Fixed Base Operations (FBO) at Sharjah International Airport.

The accreditation, made by the International Business Aviation Council, is the first for a Middle East-based FBO and only the 15th successful implementation worldwide. It follows Gama Aviation’s Sharjah operations being awarded the FBO of the Year award at the 2015 Aviation Business Awards. The Awards recognised the high quality offering provided by Gama Aviation at Sharjah, including dedicated immigration and customs screening facilities, a stunning lounge setting, a food and beverage team, wireless internet, television, communal iPads for passengers and crew, fine art installations, along with VIP restrooms and shower facilities. 

Martin Ringrose, managing director for Gama Aviation Middle East, said: “I am delighted that the Gama Sharjah FBO is setting the standard for quality within the Middle East. It’s a tribute to the hard work of our staff and those who support us within Sharjah International Airport. This accreditation recognizes the quality of our product which, combined with our convenient access to Downtown Dubai, and value for money for the services we provide, makes Sharjah the intelligent gateway to Dubai and the Northern Emirates.” 

This registration follows an announcement earlier this month that Gama Aviation had been given formal approval to expand its operations at Sharjah International Airport with the building of a new business aviation facility.  The facility is designed to meet the needs of the Middle East business aviation market which is expected to grow by 7% a year between now and 20241.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Will we keep on taking the tablets?

New US and British governments regulations, which prevent passengers carrying electronic devices larger than a cell phone on flights from across the MENA region, may affect the latest in-flight entertainment trend. Steve Nichols

Pegasus Airlines' inaugural flight to Abu Dhabi takes off

Abu Dhabi Airports yesterday welcomed the inaugural Pegasus flight arriving from Istanbul, Turkey. The maiden flight marks the commencement of a direct service three times a week between Abu Dhabi International Airport and Istanbul

Airbus launches new open aviation data platform to support digital

Airbus has launched a new aviation data platform in collaboration with Palantir Technologies – pioneers in big-data integration and advanced analytics. Skywise aims to become the single platform of reference used by all major

PARIS AIRSHOW: Astrobotic and ATLAS announce lunar laser communications payload

Astrobotic, which is making the Moon accessible to the world, and ATLAS Space Operations Inc., the US leader in cloud-based satellite management and control services have announced at the Paris Air Show that they have signed a payload

PARIS AIRSHOW: GE and its JV partners receive more than $31 billion in orders

GE Aviation and its joint venture companies, led by CFM International, announced more than $31 billion (USD) in orders and commitments at this week's Paris Air Show.

PARIS AIRSHOW: Emirates wins World's Best Inflight Entertainment at Skytrax awards

Emirates has won World's Best Inflight Entertainment award for a record 13th year at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2017. The airline also picked up the award for Best First Class Comfort Amenities.

TAA SK 12MTHS16
See us at
DIAC BT1105121117AIME BT1204240118DAS BT1105161117Aviation Africa BT18418RMIT BT1631817Global Aerospace BT28218