ExecuJet Europe's managed fleet expands to over 55 aircraft
ExecuJet in South Africa, the Middle East and Australia are all
mirroring such growth with additional and new business aircraft
types joining the family to take the total number of managed
aircraft worldwide to over 110.
Last month ExecuJet Europe introduced a Danish-registered Citation X and two Learjet 40 XRS. All three will be available for charter in Denmark by 1 June. In addition, the company is working on the registration process of a Challenger 605 and Challenger 850, ready to support this summer's anticipated busy charter season.
At Berlin Schönefeld Airport, where ExecuJet is busy expanding its FBO facility with a new VIP passenger lounge and enhanced facilities ready for completion in October, its 24-strong employees will be looking after up to eight managed aircraft this year.
In Zurich, ExecuJet welcomed a Falcon 900 EX Easy and a Global XRS to their fleet at the beginning of this year with both aircraft available for charter in time for the European hectic summer's charter schedule. An additional Global Express XRS is planned to be registered under ExecuJet's expanding Swiss AOC by July and during the course of this year a further Challenger 605 is expected to join the fleet.
"Our managed aircraft business in Europe continues to go from strength to strength," said Gerrit Basson, Group Managing Director of ExecuJet, "and we have a great number of enquiries now to further bolster the managed fleet by year end. We are especially delighted with our move into London City, which will be an important strategic market for us. Furthermore, we are starting to get serious interest in our newly launched SimplyFly program and expect to secure our first European customer within the coming weeks."
ExecuJet Aviation Group
ExecuJet Aviation Group is a leading global business aviation organization offering a diverse range of services including pre-owned and new aircraft sales, aircraft management, aircraft charter, aircraft maintenance, aircraft completions management and fixed base operations. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, ExecuJet Aviation Group has operations in four regions -Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australasia, embracing a workforce of 750+.
ExecuJet manages over 110 business jets worldwide under the most stringent safety standards. Its commercial fleet is operated under the regulatory umbrella of eight regional civil aviation issued air operating certificates (AOCs).
ExecuJet is a sales representative and dealer across four Continents for Bombardier Business Aircraft's family of Learjet, Challenger and Global Express business jets, an exclusive agent outside North America for the sale of Grob Aerospace spn light business jets and the sole sales representative outside the Americas of the 8 to 12-passenger Aerion Supersonic Business Jet.
ExecuJet unveiled its new jet ownership program SimplyFly, tailored for high net worth individuals and corporations, earlier this year. Simply Fly is a one stop shop service incorporating aircraft acquisition, management, maintenance and operations. The offer is for whole aircraft availability at predictable cost, with a dedicated crew, the option to earn charter revenue and the ability to take the aircraft over completely at the end of its lease term - a new model for the 21st Century.