Zenith Aviation introduces Avanti EVO into charter service
Zenith Aviation has purchased is first Piaggio Avanti EVO aircraft. The aircraft is slated for delivery in October this year.
The company is the first UK based operator to order the Avanti EVO.
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The EVO is the fastest next-generation twin turboprop in production. Cruising at 460 mph and with a range of 1,980 miles, the EVO can seat up to nine passengers.
Stuart Mulholland, MD of Zenith Aviation said: “We are delighted to be able to be the first UK based charter operator to offer the aircraft broker community access to the significant benefits the Avanti EVO affords them and their clients. With its remarkably lower cost of operation in particular, the EVO will enable brokers to effectively promote how productive and cost effective it is to make business and private aviation a key part of their client’s business growth and development strategy.”
“We are delighted to be able to be the first UK based charter operator to offer the aircraft broker community access to the significant benefits the Avanti EVO affords them and their clients.”
Zenith Aviation was established in September 2013 following the acquisition of Perfect Aviation UK by the Markerstudy Group.
Zenith itself operates a fleet of Learjet 45 and Challenger aircraft from its base at London’s Biggin Hill Airport.
In addition to the arrival of the Piaggio, Stuart Mulholland also added that Zenith is in the process of purchasing a Citation XLS to add to its UK charter capability and hopes to announce further fleet expansion over the coming months. The company also offers EASA Part 145 approved maintenance from its Biggin Hill facility.
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