Embraer delivers Lineage 1000 to Al Habtoor


Al Habtoor Group, the UAE construction company, has received its Lineage 1000 executive jet from Embraer. Royal Jet is managing the aircraft. 

Habtoor Group, the UAE construction company, has received its Lineage 1000
executive jet from Embraer. Royal Jet is managing the aircraft.

“This is a very exciting time for the Al Habtoor
Group, and we are eager to fly with this wonderful aircraft,” said
Maan Halabi, executive director of the Al Habtoor Group.

“We chose the Lineage 1000 because it delivers new
standards of comfort and excellence in an unparalleled cabin.” 

Royal Jet will make the aircraft available for
charter when it is not being used by Al Habtoor Group.
“By bringing together two of the most
established UAE companies – the Al Habtoor Group and Royal Jet – we are able to
provide our guests with a new dimension in luxury,” said Shane O’Hare, president
and CEO of Royal Jet. 
The aircraft is split into five different sections.
It has one bedroom, with queen-sized bed; a stand-up shower; five toilets; and
conference tables. It can carry up to 19 passengers. The cabin was designed by
UK aircraft interior company Priestmangoode.
With a
range of 4,400 nautical miles (8,149 km) with eight passengers, or 4,500
nautical miles (8,334 km) with four passengers, the jet is capable of flying nonstop
from Dubai to London, Johannesburg, Tokyo, and Jakarta. 
Habtoor has built many of Dubai’s most famous buildings including the Burj Al Arab
hotel. “We are honored by the confidence
that the Al Habtoor Group has placed in our ultra-large jet,” said Luís Carlos Affonso,
Embraer executive vice president, executive jets.     
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