Sky Prime has become the first Saudi private aviation company licensed for part 151 to operate ground handling services.

The Vice President of the General Authority of Civil Aviation of Aviation (GACA), Yasser Mansour Almayuf, handed the certificate of ground handling services operator Part 151 to Sky Prime Aviation Services CEO, Captain Mamdouh Mokhtar, earlier this month.

Sky Prime is the largest private aviation operator in the Middle East. Its services include aircraft management, charter flights, maintenance and technical support, ground handling services, aviation consultancy and project management.

Captain  Mamdouh Mokhtar, Sky Prime CEO, said: “In line with the Saudi vision 2030, we look forward to Sky Prime’s leadership in the aviation sector, within our development strategy that enables us to gain the trust of our customers in all of our aviation services.”

He added: “We are proud to be a strong ally in cooperation with the Civil Aviation Authority and all agencies operating in the Saudi aviation industry to provide aviation services in accordance with the highest international standards to meet all the needs required by this vital sector.”