Al Bateen Executive Airport, the Gulf Region’s first and only dedicated private aviation airport, has recorded over 150 business aircraft movements during the week of Etihad Airways Formula 1TM Grand Prix in the period between 8-13 November. This represents a total increase of 58% in movements when compared to the same period for last year’s event.
In addition to first class customer service and facilities aircraft operators using Al Bateen Executive Airport enjoyed free private landing and parking services as part of the airport's commitment to develop and promote Business Aviation in the region. Steve Jones, General Manager of Al Bateen Executive Airport, commented: “Al Bateen Airport welcomes the Grand Prix with great anticipation each year particularly as the airport continues to improve its offering for its VIP passengers, providing best-in-class facilities and services. The newly launched DhabiJet FBO service ensures that during the airport’s busiest period, it offer travellers a luxurious yet highly efficient and secure transit experience, furthermore flight crew have access to some of the most modern and efficient FBO facilities anywhere in the world including a dedicated crew suite and state of the art flight operations center. During this exciting week, the Al Bateen and Dhabijet team are proud to be part of the capital’s success.”
Finally, in line with its customer-centric approach in offering to all customers high-end products and services, Al Bateen Executive Airport is the only executive airport in the region and one of the few in the world to offer exclusive retail products by world re-known brands. The success of this unique offering has lead to further expanding the range of the luxury brands offered in the coming months.