FBO’s 2022 Performance Boosted by Significant Growth in Corporate Aviation Activity
June 9, 2023 – San Bernardino, CA: Luxivair SBD capped off its 10th anniversary in style, with an elegant party held at the FBO’s world-class terminal at San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) on Friday, May 19. The event brought together valued customers, staff, and partners to commemorate the milestone and celebrate Luxivair SBD’s countless achievements throughout the past decade.
Annual performance trends confirm that Luxivair SBD has become the FBO of choice for an increasing number of businesses. In 2022, corporate aircraft activity soared to new heights, reaching an all-time high of 9,414 flights. This represents a 15% increase from 2021 and an impressive five-year growth rate of 94%.
“Luxivair SBD is the easiest way to enter Southern California, a region known for its notoriously busy airspace,” says Mark Gibbs, the Director of Aviation at SBD. “The FBO’s ideal location has certainly been a factor fueling its growth. More importantly is our commitment to continuously improving our facilities and technologies to ensure superior service, maximum convenience, and minimum downtime.”
In recent years, the FBO has significantly increased its staffing, expanded its fuel farm, and made investments to reduce its carbon footprint, including alternative-fueled ground support equipment, as well as zero-emission and luxury sedans for its rental fleet.
“Our 10th anniversary party was truly a celebration of everything we’ve built together — a decade of excellence and service on the ground and in the air,” says Wendy McConaughey, the FBO’s manager. “We invite anyone planning air travel in Southern California to consider Luxivair SBD, where they will discover an uncrowded travel experience, unparalleled elegance, and a highly attentive staff.”
About Luxivair SBD: A highly desirable alternative to the congested and costly FBOs in Southern California, Luxivair SBD delivers a five-star experience. An airy two-story atrium lobby, travertine floors, floor-to-ceiling glass windows, and sweeping views of the San Bernardino Mountains welcome arrivals. The expansive facility’s amenities include an advanced conference room, flight planning room, crew lounge, exercise room, and a theater with stadium seating; the full-service business complex additionally provides total ground support, concierge professionals, premium courtesy vehicles, traditional and hydrogen car rentals, and hotel shuttles. Onsite U.S. Customs and Immigration eases international flights into Southern California, and on-field MRO businesses enable aircraft to operate at peak performance. Fuel and services are always competitively priced and there’s never a facility fee. For more information and current pricing, visit luxivairsbd.com.
Mark Gibbs, Director of Aviation