New partnership for France, Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria.
New partnership for Excellence Magazine which enters Aéroport de la Cote d’Azur – Sky Valet, and its franchise brand Sky Valet Connect present in France, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Spain and Portugal.
Excellence Magazine thus marks a new and important step in the development of distribution in Europe. Thanks to the agreement signed, the magazine will be distributed in the exclusive spaces part of the premium services of the FBO Sky Valet where customers who use private jets transit, and therefore positioning itself within exclusive and extra-luxury contexts.
The growth of Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur
With its three airports on the Côte d’Azur and Sky Valet, its own FBO, Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur (ACA) is a benchmark in the European general aviation market.
With a total of over 83,600 movements, business aviation traffic managed by the Nice airport group only is increased by 9.9% compared to the previous year (2022 data). FBO branches Sky Valet Spain and Portugal fully contributed to this performance thanks to a pace activity, growing by almost 5% on an annual basis.
On their part, Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur have all exceeded their historical cap with more than 40,700 movements for Nice Côte d’Azur, almost 14,500 for Cannes Mandelieu and just over 4,000 for the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. This evaluation is even more satisfactory as it is combined with a significant recovery of the helicopter market with an overall increase of 17% on all the three platforms. Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur has implemented an investment program of 50.3 million euros. Indeed, despite an unfavorable economic environment, marked in particular by high inflation, they managed to keep active their main maintenance and renovation program as well as all projects related to the sustainability strategy.
Sky Valet, premium travel experiences, iconic destinations
With Sky Valet, operator specializing in private aviation and European operator for business aviation reserved for business and ultra-luxury customers, the ACA group reaches a very high level of quality consisting of 44 premium FBO locations in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria, offering personalized hospitality and facilities with the highest standards and the most sophisticated services.
Some examples of Sky Valet services: it’s possible to reserve for passengers the exclusive use of a lounge in Ibiza or Madrid for a private meeting, or arrange for a helicopter that from the jet just landed in Cannes can fly you directly to Saint-Tropez, beyond to a dedicated and personalized welcome, on-site customs, VIP lounge with complimentary drinks, fine restaurants, luxury boutiques, conciergeries and business centers.
Cutting-edge crew services include NOTAM, weather briefing, slot arrangements, crew lounge with complimentary drinks, day use crew car, free WiFi, hotel and transfers accommodation, rental cars and flight plans.
And then, premium services also for aircraft, such as ramp handling services, fueling (Jet A1-AVGAS) and maintenance, hangars, deep internal and external cleaning, dishes and laundry cleaning, 5-stars catering services, international newspapers and magazines.