PrivatPort licensed for full range of FBO services at Zurich Airport

Geneva-based FBO (Fixed Base Operator) PrivatPort, affiliated to Swissport Executive Aviation, received the license to deliver a full range of services at Zurich International Airport as of 1 January 2014. The new FBO license completes the network in Switzerland. Now the business line offers executive aviation assistance at all three main Swiss airports: Geneva, Zurich and Basel.

The PrivatPort Zurich satellite has already been mandated to handle aircrafts during the World Economic Forum in January 2014. In the past, the provider’s high-quality standards have attracted many sensitive customers, including Royal families and Heads of States. Swissport Executive Aviation & PrivatPort provide exclusive ground handling services to the international community of operators and executives who utilise private or corporate jets at up to 78 stations worldwide.

The mission of PrivatPort and Swissport Executive Aviation is to make arrivals, stopovers and departures as convenient and smooth as possible for passengers and crew, providing a customised spectrum of aircraft care services.

Philipp Joeinig, Executive Vice President Central Europe at Swissport International and Chairman of PrivatPort: "The fact that PrivatPort has now been granted to provide FBO services at Zurich Airport underlines our comprehensive expertise in providing high-end ground handling services. We are delighted to be able to assist our customers at this important hub. Moreover, it is a critical first step in our strategy of expanding our Executive Aviation Business in Europe, Africa and Latin America.”