Gama Aviation is a global business aviation services organisation, founded in 1983 in the United Kingdom by Marwan Khalek and Stephen Wright. The group currently employs over 400 people and operates over 80 business aircraft around the globe at 25 operating bases across four continents. Gama’s global headquarters are located at Farnborough Airport in the UK, with its American headquarters in Stratford, Connecticut, its Middle East and North Africa headquarters in Sharjah and its Asian headquarters in Hong Kong. The group’s companies and affiliates hold EU-OPS, FAA and UAE GCAA Charter Certificates, EASA, FAA and GCAA Part 145 Maintenance Approvals, EASA Part 21 Design and Manufacture Approvals and collectively offer business aircraft management, charter, maintenance and design, cleaning, FBO Executive Handling, and aviation software services.
The group remains majority owned by its founders; in 2007 the group received an equity investment from GrowthGate Capital Corporation, Crescent Enterprises and a small number of other strategic partners.