Aerion Supersonic partnership will see AS2 jets flying from Jetex terminals
Aerion Supersonic and Jetex have signed a partnership which will see AS2 supersonic business jets flying from Jetex terminals when it comes into service in 2025. The partnership will also see Jetex offer what it calls a “brand-new suite of services” tailored to AS2 clients.
Adel Mardini, Founder & CEO of Jetex, commented: “Since the retirement of the Concorde in 2003, the world has been eagerly waiting to return to the supersonic skies. Two decades later, we look forward to welcoming first passengers traveling aboard AS2 at Jetex private jet terminals around the world. To celebrate this special occasion, we will unveil a brand-new suite of services tailored specially for the launch of AS2. After all, this will be a class beyond the traditional private jet travel, and we look forward to working closely with Aerion to ensure a truly exceptional experience at all our international locations”.
Aerion CEO, Tom Vice said: “The ultimate luxury is time and this partnership is a key step to help us realize our vision, allowing us to give even more time back to our customers. As an internationally recognized leader in the executive aviation industry with a network of locations at leading travel hubs around the world, Jetex are expertly positioned to ensure we collectively deliver an all-encompassing supersonic experience.”
Jetex operates a network of more than 35 private terminals, as well as aircraft fueling, ground handling, global trip planning and concierge services. By 2025, The proposed year AS2 will enter active service, Jetex aims to operate more than 50 private jet terminals.
Jetex will collaborate with Aerion to provide personalised travel for AS2 business jet customers at its private terminals. The companies said: ”The partnership will ensure that the passengers traveling around the world at supersonic speeds in the air also enjoy a seamless and most comfortable experience on the ground.”
The manufacture of 300 examples of the AS2 is planned for the first decade of production (by 2035) with an order backlog of approximately $3 billion already secured. The AS2 will be the first aircraft to be assembled at the company’s new headquarters, Aerion Park, in Melbourne, Florida.