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JetGlobe negotiates Saudi management deals
A new name and a bright future at its home base in Istanbul have spurred JetGlobe to go hunting for aircraft management contracts.
Read this story in our May 2018 printed issue.

Turkish operator JetGlobe has raised its profile by attending the Turkey-Asia Civil Aviation Conference and the Eurasia Airshow at Antalya airport, the third largest hub in the country.

A delegation of Saudi private aircraft owners also attended, and JetGlobe is negotiating deals to manage their aircraft in the future under its AOC. "There is a plan to order three super midsize jets as part of this operation," says corporate business director Ayca Kocabas.

"It was the conference's first time here in Turkey, and guests included decision-makers from the CAAs of 42 countries. The aim was to develop civil aviation in Asia and Eurasia while strengthening cooperation. The president of ICAO and the director generals of the CAAs gave speeches, and we asked questions face to face."

Istanbul's third airport is set to open on 29 October, which means that Ataturk will be used exclusively for business aviation and cargo flights, with dedicated parking and slot availability. This is good news for JetGlobe, as its flight services division Bilen Air Services is likely to receive more traffic. Scheduled services will shift to the new airport.

JetGlobe recently rebranded from Turkmen Air.