Legacy 450 gains approval to operate into La Mole in St Tropez


first Embraer Legacy 450 at La Mole Airport

The Embraer Legacy 450 has received approval to operate from La Mole Airport becoming the largest business jet capable of operating into and out of St. Tropez, France,

The aircraft met strict performance requirements to operate on the airport’s short runway. The evaluation flights were operated by Air Service Liege of Brussels, Belgium and the results were validated by the French Civil Aviation Authority.

Peter Griffith, senior vice president for sales in Europe, CIS & Africa at Embraer Executive Jets, said: “The Legacy 450 provides a unique combination of advanced capabilities, operational flexibility, outstanding performance and greater cabin comfort to meet customers’ business or travel needs.”

Stéphane Ledermann, founder and chief executive of Smart Air SA the company that manages the Legacy 450 operated by ASL, added: “We have been differentiating ourselves in the market by providing a premium service that takes our customers when and where they need to go.  I’m glad we now can offer charter flights directly to La Mole in the largest business jets approved for this operation.”