Nice

April 1, 2012 - 12:55am
Cannes-Mandelieu Airport might become one of the first members of the Mediterranean Business Aviation Airports Association.

As airports along the western Mediterranean coast watch business aircraft movements climb slowly back toward pre-recession numbers, a move has begun to create an organization of FBOs and airports involved in ground handling, fuel and services for this industry segment.

According to Umberto Vallino, marketing and statistics manager at Cannes-Mandelieu Airport, located in the center of the region, such an organization would benefit the ground handlers as well as business and private aircraft owners and operators.

January 24, 2012 - 3:00pm

In its just released 2012 to 2016 strategic agenda, Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur, the French company managing Cannes and Nice airports, is planning major investments for business aviation. In Nice, parking capacity is expected to increase from 51 to 72 aircraft positions in 2014. In Cannes, an additional hangar will open late this year, and a second one–“if needed”–opens in late 2016.

July 1, 2011 - 4:08am

Having Lufthansa Technik show up at an aviation trade show is a bit like having Santa Claus show up at the company party with a bag of toys, and this year’s Ebace was no exception.

April 28, 2010 - 6:40am

The French Riviera airports at Nice and Cannes are investing in business aviation infrastructure in a bid to keep the rich and famous coming back to the Cote d’Azur’s exclusive resorts.

 
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