ExecuJet expands its Middle East fleet


ExecuJet is expanding in the Middle East and western Asia with the addition of a Global 6000 and a Global 7500 to the regional fleet. The expansion comes in response to a rising level of business at the fixed-base operations (FBOs) run by the firm in the regions.

The Global 6000, which joined the fleet in February 2021 for a Turkish client, is based at Istanbul’s Atta Turk International Airport. The Global 7500, added in December last year to become the first 7500 in the Middle East and the third of its kind in the Luxaviation Group, is based under private operations at Al Maktoum International Airport (Dubai World Central).

Mike Berry, ExecuJet’s vice president, Middle East, said: “The Global 6000 is an outstanding aircraft for work or relaxation and the Global 7500 is simply one of the world’s leading large, long-range business jets.”

Berry also said movements are rising at ExecuJet’s FBOs at Dubai’s airports, a trend that began in late 2020. Most of that travel is international with a number of flights from Russia, UK and across Europe.

“We’re naturally adhering to strict guidelines in the fight against Covid-19 and operating stringent health and safety measures across Luxaviation Group, but our Middle East FBO activity proves growth is possible, even now. We’re seeing signs of real market recovery.”

Berry added: “Many people who could always have afforded to fly privately, but chose not to or only did so occasionally, are now fully embracing the experience to stay safe during the pandemic. We’re receiving many enquiries from potential new owners.”