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Your Way to Choosing the Right Fixed Base Operator, FBO, for You
By and large, the need to find your Fixed Base Operator, FBO, one that is right for you, is such a need for any aircraft operator whose flights go beyond and out of their immediate local area, have not their own hangar, do not have their own cache of fuel for fueling and are not based at a rural airport. This post takes us through some of the things that should be borne in mind when settling for an FBO for you.
This said, the first question that we need to deal with is what it is that an FBO is. Generally an FBO can be said to be the private jet services that are availed at an airport. Looking at it from this end, what we can see about what an FBO is, is that these are persons or entities who provide one or more of the necessary aeronautical services at a permanent base at an airport. These services can be as diverse as to include some of these as the most common ones; aircraft maintenance, aircraft hangarage and parking, supply of aircraft fuel, aircraft rentals, aircraft handling and the like.
With this said, the next question that we are to look at is what it is that you are to look into when settling for the right FBO to spend money with. To make this easier and simpler choosing from the many of the FBOs, it may be advisable for you to categorize the various services and see the ones that you may be in need of and as such have a criteria that will guide you in knowing which of the Fixed Base Operators who would be most suitable for you going forward.
By and large, one of the most critical services that a Fixed Base Operator should offer jet or aircraft owners is the service of aircraft handling and as such this is one that you should be as particular with. By and large, when it comes to this service, you are going to learn that the level of handling services that an FBO will be able to offer will be governed by the geographic location of the FBO in particular. For example, for a FBO that is located in snowy and wintry areas, these will avail services of essence such as snow and ice clearing and deicing. In the event that you happen to be looking at a FBO located at such an urban airport which may even be acting as a major portal for their cities, here you may expect some of the advanced services like on site conferencing, luggage services, catering, limo services, and the like. For those that may be located in such major international airports that act as the major ports of entry, there you can expect a whole different and advanced handling services which may include even customs and immigration services.