UEFA Euro 2008, hosted by Switzerland and Austria, attracted a significant number of visitors flying in by private jet, according to ExecuJet Europe. Its private aviation facility at Zurich airport experienced its busiest month of the year to date with more than 800 movements during June, representing an increase of 150% over an average month and eclipsing the former record movements achieved during the World Economic Forum (WEF) week in January. On average, ExecuJet’s Zurich-based FBO (fixed base operation) handled a third more jets flying in and out on the same day than during a normal week. Peter Hartmann, Managing Director ExecuJet Switzerland, said: The ExecuJet team had an extremely busy month with the football having a substantial impact on our usual monthly throughput. I’m delighted that despite the massive increase in traffic, everything went very smoothly and passengers travelling through our private aviation facility were able to experience our usual high standards of customer care. The jets flew in from cities all over Europe, with the bulk of the traffic originating in Austria, Germany and Spain. ExecuJet Aviation Group is a leading global business aviation organization offering a diverse range of services including pre-owned and new aircraft sales, aircraft management, aircraft charter, aircraft maintenance, aircraft completions management and fixed base operations. Headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, ExecuJet Aviation Group has operations in four regions - Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australasia, embracing a workforce of over 750. ExecuJet manages over 110 business jets worldwide under the most stringent safety standards. Its commercial fleet is operated under the regulatory umbrella of eight regional civil aviation issued air operating certificates (AOCs). ExecuJet is a sales representative and dealer across four continents for Bombardier Business Aircraft’s family of Learjet, Challenger and Global Express business jets, an exclusive agent outside North America for the sale of Grob Aerospace sp¿ light business jets and the sole sales representative outside the Americas of the 8 to 12-passenger Aerion Supersonic Business Jet. ExecuJet unveiled its new jet ownership program SimplyFly, tailored for high net worth individuals and corporations, earlier this year. SimplyFly is a one stop shop service incorporating aircraft acquisition, management, maintenance and operations. The offer is for whole aircraft availability at predictable cost, with a dedicated crew, the option to earn charter revenue and the ability to take the aircraft over completely at the end of its lease term.