London Biggin Hill Sees New FBO
Qatar-based aviation services provider Rizon Jet has expanded from its flagship Doha facility with the opening of its second FBO, located at London Biggin Hill airport. The new 130,000-sq-ft facility offers fueling, ground handling and customs clearance and features a state-of-the-art-hangar that can accommodate bizliners such as the ACJ and BBJ. The FBO/VIP lounge facility has a boardroom offering video conferencing capabilities, a children’s area and a prayer room. The FBO also provides a dedicated crew briefing area with work stations and a quiet lounge area. Rizon’s EASA- and QCAA-approved MRO facility opened at the site last year., Charter services at the new location are provided by Oryx Jet. The new facility, open in goo time for next year’s summer Olympic Games, will help confirm Biggin Hill as London’s leading private jet airport, according to Robert Walters, the airport’s business development manager.