Atlantic purchases Orion Jet Center


FBOs / NORTH AMERICA | 21/08/2017

Atlantic Aviation has entered into a purchase agreement with Orion Jet Center, located at Miami-Opa Locka Executive (OPF), FL. Through this acquisition, Atlantic moves intop the South Florida GA market.

Orion Jet Center features over 200,000 sq ft of hangars, the largest of which is capable of accommodating Bombardier Global Express sized aircraft. The facility also includes 36,000 sq ft of office and maintenance space, and an executive terminal with three conference rooms, a crew lounge, showers and sleep rooms, and a VIP lounge.

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“We are pleased to extend our presence in Florida south to the Greater Miami area and one of the fastest growing General Aviation markets in the US,” commented Atlantic Aviation CEO Louis Pepper. “The Orion facilities are first-class and the team there has a well-deserved reputation for outstanding service that we believe make this operation a great addition to Atlantic Aviation.”

“Atlantic Aviation is well positioned to continue the success we have enjoyed,” added Orion Jet Center Founder Leonard Abess. “We look forward to our ongoing involvement in the transformation of the Airport as we develop the remainder of our Leasehold.”

According to a company statement, closing of the transaction is expected in Q3-2017, subject to satisfaction of conditions including receipt of relevant government and regulatory approvals. Terms were not disclosed.