Business aviation services provider Ocean Sky marked the opening of its new Dubai office at the show yesterday.

The base - which will initially provide charter and aircraft management services - gives Ocean Sky a foothold in the Middle East market, where it plans to expand.

"The Middle East is a natural fit for Ocean Sky as there is significant and growing demand for private aviation services," says Ocean Sky chief executive Steve Grimes. "We start in Dubai with aircraft charter and management, but see exciting opportunities to introduce other elements of our fully integrated business model." The operation will be headed by Neil Backhouse, who joins from ExecuJet Middle East.

Source: Flight Daily News