EAS Adds Phenom 100s to Fractional Fleet

 - July 30, 2008, 9:37 AM

Central U.S. regional fractional provider Executive AirShare (EAS) last month signed an agreement to acquire 18 Embraer Phenom 100 delivery slots from Clearwater, Fla.-based Avantair, which offers shares in Piaggio Avantis. EAS also has an option to buy Avantair’s two remaining Phenom 100 positions. EAS now has firm orders for 28 Embraer Phenom 100s and four Phenom 300s, with options on 12 more 100s and four more 300s. It currently operates four Beechjet 400As, five King Air 350s, five King Air C90Bs and a Beech Baron.