Luxaviation Group has formed a new strategic alliance with Business Aviation Asia Ltd. (BAA), one of the largest and most influential business aviation operators in the Asia-Pacific, to create a unified service offering in Asia, a developing private aviation market.
The companies say that the partnership will enable BAA, which provides high-level aircraft management services to business aircraft owners in Greater China (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan) and beyond for more than a decade, to work in partnership with Luxaviation Group, one of the largest private aviation operators with a fleet of more than 260 aircraft and 1,600 employees worldwide.
The agreement between the two major private airlines will allow BAA to offer expertise to China’s new and growing private aviation sector by integrating the advanced western experience of jet business and working in synergy with Luxaviation Group. Through its subsidiary ExecuJet, Luxaviation Group manages 25 ground operations facilities (FBOs) and fifteen maintenance centres (MROs) worldwide and offers the combined experience of some of the most respected business aviation operators in the world.
Collaboration will allow customers to enjoy the extensive privileges of a high-end global infrastructure and the service culture of a truly global private aviation company, providing charter, FBO, maintenance, management and aircraft transactions, with operations in Europe, Asia, Australasia, Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean and Latin America.
BAA is fully owned by CMIG Aviation, part of China Minsheng Investment Group. The president of CMIG Aviation, Mr. Zhu Yimin, said the partnership will help to drive this new market in China. “This new strategic partnership will undoubtedly play a major role in the growth and development of the Chinese business aviation market. The agreement will bring the combined expertise of private and commercial aviation from East and West into a single, unified service offering with related companies capable of supporting and complementing their operations in Europe and Asia.”.
Patrick Hansen, CEO of Luxaviation Group, added, “We are proud to have the opportunity to provide our expertise to the growing Asian market, particularly to the Chinese business aircraft industry, and to support BAA Further improve customer service in the region.”