Jet Aviation adds 20 aircraft to management and charter fleets


Since May 2012, Jet Aviation has added 20 business jets to its global aircraft management and charter fleets.

Jet Aviation has grown its global aircraft management and charter fleet by 20 aircraft since May, with 11 new aircraft added to the managed fleet in the US and nine in EMEA and Asia.

Fleet expansion in the US includes two Global Express aircraft, two Falcon 900s, two Gulfstream 550s, a Gulfstream 450, one Falcon 7X, a Falcon 50, a Challenger 604 and a 601.

In EMEA and Asia, the company added two G550s, two G450s, a Challenger 300, a Hawker 800XP, a Falcon 7X. The company is also bringing a G650 into its fleet in early spring 2013, as well as a Moscow-based Global 5000, with delivery expected in December 2012.

The two charter aircraft include a G550 in West Palm Beach and the Global 5000 in Moscow. Capable of flying 13.5 hours nonstop, the G550 features leather seating in its beautifully appointed cabin and is well-equipped with cabin amenities and entertainment systems. The aircraft sleeps five to six comfortably and can accommodate up to 10 passengers. The luxurious Bombardier Global 5000 has a range of up to 9,000 km and comfortably accommodates 10 passengers.

“Expanding the fleet helps ensure that our range of aircraft will meet the varying jet transportation needs of our customers,” says Claudio Peer, vice president of sales for aircraft management and charter in EMEA & Asia. “Our team of professionals uphold the highest service standards to assure a positive customer experience.”

Adds Don Haloburdo, vice president and general manager, Jet Aviation Flight Services, “Our customers appreciate the commitment to putting safety, quality and security first.”