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PrivatAir is a versatile international business aviation group, headquartered in Geneva.

The company is made up of three key air and ground divisions: Scheduled Services, Business Aviation (Aircraft Management, Aircraft Charter, Aircraft Sales, PrivatJetFuel, Ground Services) and PrivatTraining.

In May-2003, PrivatAir and Swissport established a joint company, PrivatPort, to support the executive jet handling business at Geneva airport

Since gaining JAR – 145 approval from the German civil aviation authority in Oct-2003, the company has worked increasingly closely with Lufthansa. It operates a number of trans-Atlantic services on behalf of Lufthansa Group carriers and KLM, using 56-seat Boeing Business Jet 2s, as well as services for GulfAir and most recently the Congolese operator, ECAir.

PrivatAir was established in 1979 and received its Swiss AOC in 1995. The PrivatAir Group was established in Mar-2001 and now employs 425 people. PrivatAir has operating bases in Frankfurt, Geneva and Brazzaville (Republic of the Congo), where it was active in establishing and assisting ECAir.

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