Royal Jet inks charter deal with MBC
Abu Dhabi , October 1, 2011
Royal Jet, the international luxury executive flight services company based in Abu Dhabi, said it has sealed a long-term block charter arrangement with leading regional broadcasting company MBC Group.
Royal Jet is jointly owned by Abu Dhabi Aviation and the 'Presidential Flight Authority' the royal flight service and chaired by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.
MBC Group is the latest company to recognise the business benefits of private air travel, said Shane O’Hare, Royal Jet president and CEO after signing the deal with Sam Barnett, MBC Group’s chief operating officer.
“We are delighted to forge this relationship with MBC, adding another leading regional blue chip company to the ranks of organisations who recognize that private aviation – and Royal Jet’s world class service - is a highly attractive option for travelling executives,” said O’Hare.
“In its simplest term, MBC recognizes that time is equal to money,” he said during the signing ceremony held at Royal Jet’s headquarters.
Those present included Royal Jet chief financial officer, Richard Roth, vice president commercial, Fahad Wali and director of Protocol, Nasser Al Dhaheri besides MBC director of executive office Muhammad Rashed, group director of PR and commercial Mazen Hayek and commercial director Sharif Badreddine.
“I praise the growth and success of Royal Jet and I look forward to enjoying their exceptional world-class standards of product and service excellence,” said MBC Group chairman, Sheikh Walid Bin Ibrahim Al Ibrahim.
Barnett reinforced Al Ibrahim’s views, saying that MBC values this arrangement with Royal Jet and aspires for a mutually beneficial collaboration.-TradeArabia News Service