Marshall Aerospace is entering the pre-owned aircraft sales sector and expanding its executive charter division as part of a relaunch of its business aviation division. Under a new brand called Jetability, the Cambridge, UK-based group is also offering aircraft maintenance, ground handling and management, as well as concierge support and limousines.
ExecuJet Aviation has started to move its entire UK operation at London City Airport to Cambridge Airport, where it has taken over the former Marshall Business Aviation FBO facility. Cambridge Airport CEO Archie Garden confirmed to AIN during the official launch of ExecuJet Cambridge on February 6 that the agreement is a five-year exclusive arrangement for ExecuJet, which is also tied in to making Cambridge its sole London-area FBO for that period.
Traffic is growing at the UK’s Cambridge Airport following a rebranding and change of management at the start of 2011. The privately owned facility has come to the NBAA show (Booth No. N1622) to encourage more North American operators to try out the convenient access it gives to large parts of southern and eastern England.
Cambridge Airport is the new name for the field in England that, two years ago, changed its name from Cambridge City Airport to Marshall Airport Cambridge. The most recent name change comes as its private owner, the Marshall Group, relaunches efforts to develop the airport as a business aviation hub for the east of England.
Britain’s newest FBO, Marshall Business Aviation Centre, has been open for almost five months and is already fulfilling its owner’s hopes of drawing more traffic to Cambridge. The £5 million facility combines a new executive terminal with two adjoining hangars providing more than 50,000 sq ft of space for aircraft maintenance.
The new Marshall Business Aviation Centre at Cambridge, UK, was officially opened on December 4. The £5 million facility combines a new executive terminal with two adjoining hangars that provide more than 50,000 sq feet of space for aircraft maintenance.
Marshall Aerospace, now finishing its sixth Global Express completion for Bombardier,
is having to find alternative work for its Cambridge, UK facility as sales slow for the ultra-long-range business jet. The company is contracted to complete six more green Globals, but it is now unclear when it will get this work.