Skyservice and Fontainebleau Aviation establish executive aviation partnership

Skyservice Business Aviation today announced an agreement to purchase interests in the Fontainebleau Aviation fixed-based operator (FBO) at Miami Opa-Locka Executive Airport (“OPF”) and a new FBO at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (“FLL”) currently under development by Fontainebleau Aviation.

This investment, which remains subject to customary approvals for transactions of this type, expands Skyservice’s operations in South Florida and elevates the storied Fontainebleau luxury brand within the rapidly growing private and business aviation sectors.

“This is an exciting milestone for Skyservice as we extend our footprint and renowned capabilities to Florida, which has always been a top destination for our customers,” says Benjamin Murray, Skyservice President and Chief Executive Officer.

Fontainebleau is an iconic brand that aligns perfectly with our values of service excellence, safety and exceptional amenities.

“We are differentiated by our world-class service offering across all business lines and our proven ability to deliver bespoke solutions to a highly discerning customer base as demand for private aviation travel in North America continues to grow.

“We are delighted to partner with Fontainebleau Aviation, which shares our commitment to continuously innovating and elevating our clients’ experience above and beyond in MiamiFort Lauderdale and potentially new premier locations together in the future.”

Skyservice is one of the largest business aviation platforms in North America. With the addition of Miami Opa-Locka Executive Airport (“OPF”) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (“FLL”), the company encompasses 12 airports across the continent, including Bend Municipal Airport (BDN) and Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) in Oregon, Helena Regional Airport (HLN) in Montana, King County-Boeing Field International Airport (BFI) in Seattle, and Napa County Airport (APC) in California.

The partnership also allows Skyservice and Fontainebleau Aviation to seize an expanded share of the growing business and private jet market.

Established more than 30 years ago, Fontainebleau Aviation has consistently redefined luxury and service standards for travelers and operators, positioning itself as an industry leader in an era of rapid growth and innovation.

“We are excited to establish a partnership with Skyservice, starting with our marquee locations at two of the busiest airports for private aviation in the United States,” says Jeffrey Soffer, Fontainebleau Development Chairman and Chief Executive Officer .

“Skyservice has a distinguished pedigree and reputation for excellence in the aviation industry and is the ideal steward and partner for the next phase of growth at OPF, FLL, and other locations in the United States as we focus on growing our portfolio of premier destinations and unique luxury experiences.”