SEA Prime and Gate Gourmet Italia together to create Prime Gusto

| The European | 25th May 2016


Geneva, 25th May 2016

After the presentation of the new project of business aviation during EBACE2015, SEA Prime continues the growth path and services development and returns to EBACE 2016 after closing a highly strategic partnership with Signature Flight Support (BBA Aviation Group) and with other important new services among which the new BMW Business Center, in partnership with the German car manufacturer.

In particular, at EBACE2016, SEA Prime is proud to announce the agreement with Gate Gourmet Italia, company leader in in-flight catering and food services, which will add its services to the portfolio of high quality services offered in Milano Linate Prime. Gate Gourmet Italia is part of the multinational Gate Group.

From June 2016, all passengers, crews and guests that will transit through the FBO of Milano Linate Prime, or will utilise the BMW Business Center, will taste the enogastronomic excellence and the best products of the Italian tradition at the new Restaurant and bar Prime Gusto, situated on the ground floor of the GAT.

Furthermore, passengers departing from Milano Linate Prime will have the possibility to taste the menus of Gate Gourmet Italia also during the flight, thanks to the new on board catering service.

Giulio De Metrio, Chairman of SEA Prime declared: “After a 2015 focused on the relaunch of our business aviation activities, we are proud to continue during 2016 consolidating the strategy that aims to add further value to the high standard of services offered by SEA Prime. For this, we are pleased to have found in Gate Gourmet Italia, one of the main operators in catering sector, the ideal partner that will give us the chance to add their catering and food services to the selection of high quality services offered by Milano Linate Prime.”

“We are increasing the business of our Group and we always look for efficient partners, like SEA Prime, to cooperate and work in synergy. We are proud to make available our expertise and skills to the Italian business aviation, thanks to the partnership with SEA Prime that, like us, offers an excellent service, and places customers’ satisfaction first.” declared Silvio Canettoli, CEO of Gate Gourmet Italia.

Information about SEA Prime SpA

SEA Prime SpA was born in 2015 after the acquisition from SEA of ATA Ali Trasporti Aerei SpA and ATA Ali Servizi SpA companies, occurred in December 2013, and after a rebranding operation of the company and a restyling of Milano Linate Prime business aviation airport.

SEA Prime manages all the airport infrastructures including the terminal, 9 hangars, passengers and crews’ lounges and the BMW Business Center. Milano Linate Prime, first fixed-base operator (FBO) in Italy with more than 22.600 movements in 2015, manages a 67.000 sqm apron, 9 hangars in 19.000 sqm, as well as a fuel tank for refuelling operations.

Information about Gate Gourmet Italia

Gate Gourmet Italia, leading company in catering and in flight services, from 2016 is part of Gate Group, multinational Group specialized in the supply of products, services and solutions for passengers and crews.

Presents in 6 continents and 32 countries with over 166 structures, Gate Group has 30.000 employees all over the world, supplying over 270 customers and more than 350 million passengers per year.

Further information
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