Weston Aviation the UK based, business and private aviation specialist, has opened its doors early ahead of its 1st June target date due to early demand for its services from the region. The Weston Aviation handling team along with Humberside Airport management welcomed the Embraer Phenom 100 from London Oxford based FlairJet and presented the crew with a bottle of champagne on arrival to mark the occasion.

Managing Director of Weston Aviation, Nick Weston welcomed the FlairJet crew as they touched down. “This is an excellent start to our new Business Aviation Centre at Humberside Airport. We were working hard towards opening on time for the 1st June and then we started to receive requests for handling dates in late May so we decided work around the clock to open the doors early to accommodate the high level of demand that we have received”.

Mike Chamberlain, Ground Operations Director at FlairJet added “We are delighted to be the first aircraft handled by Weston Aviation at Humberside. This extends a long standing relationship between FlairJet and its personnel and Weston Aviation and we wish them every success with their new venture”.

Paul Litten, Head of Business Development, Humberside Airport said; “Opening for business ahead of schedule due to demand, is a great indication of Weston Aviation’s future at Humberside Airport. The business secured in the first week of operating from a brand new dedicated fixed based operation, clearly demonstrates the strength of their reputation and the need for a business aviation facility in the region. We would like to take this opportunity to wish them every success for the future.”

Humberside Airport is the third UK FBO developed and operated by Weston Aviation, joining its other facilities at Durham Tees Valley and Newquay Cornwall Airports. Weston Aviation is a regional business airport specialist that works closely with its airport management teams to provide a high level business aviation handling and FBO services in conjunction with local charter sales and business aviation development.

FlairJet is the first European commercial operator of the both the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 aircraft and currently operates three Phenom 100 and two Phenom 300 executive jets from its bases at London Oxford and Cannes airports.

Published on May 16, 2011