Embraer Sells Legacy 500 to Centreline, making it Europe’s Largest Operator of this Business Jet Model
Embraer announced today the signing of a purchase agreement for a pre-owned Legacy 500. The agreement was announced on the opening day of the 18th European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva,
Switzerland. The business jet will be operated by Centreline, a UK-based full-service private jet company, which already operates two Legacy 500s. Delivery of this additional order is scheduled for August 2018.
“We are delighted and eager to support the growth of Centreline with the revolutionary Legacy 500,” said Michael Amalfitano, President & CEO of Embraer Executive Jets. “Beautifully designed and brilliantly engineered, the Legacy 500 delivers true value to operators and an unparalleled customer experience to its passengers.”
“We are very proud of our heritage in finding the perfect aircraft that meets our customers’ unique requirements and aligns to our brand values,” said Tanya Raynes, CEO of Centreline. “The Legacy 500 makes it easy to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers and its popularity sustains a good revenue stream for our aircraft owners.”
Centreline’s Legacy 500 has a premium cabin layout, with a berthing divan and six club seats that can become three lie-flat beds during flight, offering complete rest and relaxation, complemented by a full service galley, private rear lavatory with vanity and wardrobe, and the most generous baggage compartment in the jet’s class.
“I am thrilled to grow our fleet with another Legacy 500, whose interior design and very quiet cabin wows our customers,” said Captain James Pyne, Flight Operations Manager of Centreline. “We always receive positive feedback from customers and the aircraft’s astounding runway performance gets our passengers conveniently closer to each of their destinations.”
With 15 aircraft in operation throughout Europe, Africa and The Middle East, and more than 60 aircraft worldwide, the Legacy 500 is a medium cabin jet that has set new standards in passenger experience, offering the smoothest flights possible will full fly-by-wire technology.