Published on January 19th, 2019 | by Alan Dwyer0
Global Trek Aviation to open new Executive Jet Centre
Global Trek Aviation already established at Belfast International are expanding their successful brand by opening a second Executive Jet Centre, at Cardiff International Airport in Wales.
Chief Operating Officer of Global Trek Aviation, Gordon Bingham commented “We are delighted to be opening this all new facility at Cardiff International Airport as it offers tremendous potential with its ideal strategic location. We are investing in building a bespoke, state-of-the-art facility on the south side of the airport with dedicated VIP lounge, private offices, crew briefing centre, flight ops facilities and a fully integrated security screening suite. Provisional target date for opening the new Full Service FBO is April 2019, subject to completion & fitting out on time, of what will be a very modern & comfortable, Executive Jet Centre. Experienced team members will allow the operation to start providing world class services from day one, as we invest in training a local team to NATA Safety 1st certification standard as well as Global Trek Aviation’s own Standards of Excellence.”
Global Trek Aviation will be offering clients a full range of GSE in addition to offering a dedicated aircraft refuelling service.
Also commenting at the announcement of the opening of the new base was Commercial Director at Cardiff Airport, Spencer Birns who added “Global Trek’s announcement is really the first significant step taken in the development plans set out in our Masterplan. Our vision for success includes a clear strategy to diversify our air service activities and encourage use of our facilities all year round. It’s fantastic to see that an established brand like Global Trek has recognised the great potential that exists at Cardiff Airport, and indeed in Wales. We very much look forward to the official opening of Global Trek’s brand new facility at Cardiff Airport in a few short months.”
Cardiff Airport is the national airport for Wales and a gateway to Wales and the west country in England with good local transport links. There is currently 18 airlines serving Cardiff, providing local and international links for leisure and business customers. The Airport has also played a vital role in the delivery of major events in Wales including the NATO Wales Summit, Rugby World Cup and UEFA Champions League final and the addition of the new FBO facility will make this location an attractive option for executive jets at future events.