Eccelsa Aviation exists to keep all private aviation travellers connected to Costa Smeralda in particular, and Sardinia in general.
To that end Eccelsa Aviation guarantees the highest service standards in the private aviation sector through the constant enhancement of the value of its human resources, the continuous improvement of its organisational efficacy, the development of specialized know-how, and the support of the latest systems and equipment while minimising the impact on the surrounding ecosystem.

Staff & Bios

Eccelsa Aviation is a young and dynamic organization whose success is based on teamwork, integrity, and commitment to customer satisfaction.
All staff are certified according to European and International Aviation requirements.

Silvio Pippobello

Silvio Pippobello

Silvio Pippobello, President of Eccelsa Aviation, earned his degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Torino. In addition to his managerial and consulting role at Eccelsa Aviation, he works as CEO of GEASAR S.p.A., the company that manages the operation and development of Olbia Airport. With extensive experience in the airline industry, airport operations, planning and commercial development, Mr. Pippobello complements Eccelsa Aviation's strong commitment to excellence in private aviation services.
Francesco Cossu

Francesco Cossu

Francesco Cossu is the CEO of Eccelsa Aviation. With over thirty years of experience in the luxury welcoming and business aviation sectors he is the perfect fit to lead a team committed to satisfying the most exigent customers in the world and their requests.


Eccelsa Aviation is an equal opportunity employer.
Although specific training is provided, preference is usually accorded to applicants with previous relevant experience in the aviation and/or welcoming sector.
The ideal candidate for joining the Eccelsa Service Employee Team will be independent, smart, skilled in intra-personal communication, fluent in Italian and English [third language preferred] and impervious to stressful situations.
Please note there are currently no posts available.

To be considered for future openings please send your Curriculum Vitae to reception@eccelsa.com to the kind attention of our Human Resource Department.


Eccelsa Aviation

...we know that what makes the difference in service delivery are usually small details.
...we keep a tremendous amount of flexibility to tailor services on individual customer's requests whenever possible.
...we believe that we'll improve by constantly finding new ways to increase the value of our services to our customers.
...we know that people are not our organization's most valuable resource; they ARE our organization.


Feedback & Awards

A certification without the positive feedback of our customers is not worth much; that's why at Eccelsa Aviation we listen closely to the voice of our guests. Besides an internal feedback system we have also been using industry-wide assessment tools. As a result, over the years Eccelsa Aviation has been collecting recognitions and awards including:
Best European FBO for 5 consecutive years in 2023 by CEO Destinations

Best Fixed-Base Operator Europe for 5 consecutive years in 2023 by European CEO Magazine
Best Private Aviation Terminal Operator Europe for 4 consecutive years in 2023* by Capital Finance International Cfi.coMagazine
Top 20% of Highest-Rated FBOs in Europe, the Middle-East, Africa and Asia Pacific for 3 consecutive years in 2023 by Aviation International News - AIN FBO Survey
Best European FBO for 10 consecutive years in 2018 (1 April 2018) by Business Destinations Magazine
3rd Best FBO in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific (1 April 2016) by Aviation International News
2nd Best European FBO 2015 (4 February 2015) by European Business Aviation News
Best Fixed Based Operator in Europe 2013 by The Annual MICE Report Awards
Best European FBO 2011, and 2010 - Fast 50 by The New Europe
2nd Best European FBO 2012 (10 February 2012) by European Business Aviation News
4th Best European FBO 2008 (4 February 2009) by European Business Aviation News
6th Best International FBO 2008 (May 2008) by Aviation International News

*In 2021 no award was assigned due to Covid-related traffic limitations

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