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.
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Farnborough, GB
Size (employees)
586 (est)+8%
Gama Aviation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Farnborough, GB
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Gama Aviation Office Locations

Gama Aviation has an office in Farnborough
Farnborough, GB (HQ)
Business Aviation Centre, Farnborough Airport
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Gama Aviation Financials and Metrics

Gama Aviation Financials

Gama Aviation's revenue was reported to be £157.25 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (FY, 2016)

157.2 m

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

34.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

14.5 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

11.4 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

8.7 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

103.2 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

8.7 m
Gama Aviation's current market capitalization is £103.2 m.
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


10.9 m18.2 m17 m51.4 m65 m182.8 m157.2 m

Cost of goods sold

8.9 m14.5 m12.1 m43.1 m54.6 m142.8 m123.1 m

Gross profit

2 m3.7 m4.9 m8.3 m10.3 m39.9 m34.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %

GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1 m2.2 m790 k3.8 m4.6 m6.5 m8.7 m

Accounts Receivable

1.9 m3.9 m5.8 m12.1 m11.3 m31.6 m28.7 m


121 k376 k459 k5.7 m6.5 m

Current Assets

3.8 m9.2 m9.9 m22.4 m33.3 m53.1 m56.7 m
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(797 k)(500 k)311 k782 k980 k7.3 m14.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

932 k(308 k)(1.2 m)1.2 m1.1 m(12.9 m)561.5 k

Cash From Financing Activities

1.7 m4 m88 k12.6 m11.2 m

Net Change in Cash

817 k1.2 m(1.4 m)3 m998 k2.8 m3.5 m
GBPY, 2016

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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