Omni Handling eyes new FBO opportunities in Faro

Omni Handling, the Portuguese executive aircraft handling company is eyeing new FBO opportunities in Faro following a rebrand of the company image and logo.

The company said it already holds a 50%+ market share in Lisbon, Cascais, Porto and Faro and is ready to expand in its local and regional markets, “reflecting the strong growth in business aviation” over the past 12 months.

In a statement, the company said it had positioned itself in readiness for growth with a newly revamped brand image and logo, along with an enhanced website. In a post on social media the company revealed the new logo, adding “Our business is growing fast in Portugal and the Islands, and we felt it is the right timing to impulse a dynamic change in our brand.”

“To boost our growth and maintain our leadership, we believe the time is now ripe to widen our offering,” said CEO Ricardo Pereira. “We have some exciting new projects and territories planned. Top of the agenda is a brand new 150 sqm FBO in Faro and new stations in Santa Maria (Azores) and Madeira.”

According to WingX data, business aviation movements in and out of Portugal have grown 22.2% in the first quarter of 2019. The period also saw over 500 large jet movements.

Faro, capital of the Algarve is doing particularly well with 10.4% in movements, while Cascais, another main Omni Handling station, grew 19.5%in the same period, Pereira concluded, “We want to capitalise on the growth, support our existing customers and attract new ones.”

Image: Omni Handling, Rendering of the lounge at a new FBO in Faro.

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