Prestige Jet adds 3 aircraft to fleet
Abu Dhabi, September 9, 2008
Prestige Jet, a fast-growing private aviation company, has expanded its fleet with the addition of three new aircraft, in order to meet the projected surge in its services in the private charter business.
The three new planes, Cessna Citation Sovereign, Challenger 604 and Embraer Legacy 600 bring the total number of aircraft operated by the company to eleven. A number of other aircraft will also join the fleet late in the fourth quarter, reflecting the company’s plans to more than double its fleet by the beginning of 2009, said an official.
Prestige Jet, which only debuted in May last year has already made its mark on the burgeoning and lucrative VIP and executive business charter travel, he added.
“Our dynamic, diversified business model has allowed us to offer competitive, top quality services to sophisticated and demanding clientele who expect the best at all times,' said Faris Deeb, Prestige Jet's managing director.
“This summer has witnessed an increase in demand for our aircraft, with the utilisation of the airline's fleet of 11 dedicated aircraft running on average at 40 per cent above target,' he said.
'The new Cessna Citation Sovereign, Challenger 604 and Embraer Legacy 600 will allow us to present our clients with an even more flexible VIP transport solutions.'
With the addition of these three new aircraft, Prestige Jet has created a balanced fleet of small, mid and large-size aircraft to ensure that the company is well placed to meet demand from various customer segments.-TradeArabia News Service