Asia, 11th January 2019 – TAG Aviation today officially launched its first Fixed Base Operation (FBO) in Asia Pacific. Located in Macau, the new facility marks a major milestone for the company’s ambitions in expanding its business to meet the continuing growth in the Asia Pacific region. The facility represents the fourth FBO for TAG Aviation globally.
The opening ceremony was attended by company executives and VIP guests Dr. Deng Jun, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Macau Airport Authority, Mr. Simon Chan, President of Civil Aviation Authority of Macau SAR, Ms. Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Director of Macau Government Tourist Office and Mr. Antonio Barros, Macau Airport Director of Airport Operations Department.
“The opening of our Macau FBO expands our global network to Asia and provides TAG Aviation with the operational capabilities to deliver world-class FBO services in the region,” said Mr. Steven Young, TAG Aviation Holding Director & President TAG Aviation Asia. “Macau is rapidly developing as important destination of choice for business aviation and the industry’s development enjoys the strong support of the Macau Government.”
The Macau FBO provides a comprehensive suite of 24/7 business aviation services including passenger facilitation, VIP and business-executive amenities, on-site customs and immigration clearance, flight planning and chartering, along with aircraft maintenance and servicing capabilities.
The new facility in Macau joins its international network of FBO’s based at Farnborough, Geneva and Sion, providing the very best integrated FBO services. TAG Farnborough Airport in the UK and TAG Geneva FBO, are repeatedly voted some of Europe's best private jet facilities, recognizing the superior quality customer services and amenities that are available for business jet users.
Photo caption from second left to right: Ms Rita Tam, M. Antonio Barros, Dr Deng Jun, Ms Maria Helena de Senna Fernandez, M. Simon Chan, M. Steven Young, Ms Jolie Howard, M. Phil Balmer