Gama expands its Gulf fleet

 - March 1, 2011, 7:45 AM

Gama Aviation has added a new Bombardier Challenger 850 to its managed fleet of business aircraft in the United Arab Emirates. This is the first aircraft of its type in the Arabian Gulf state.

The Challenger is operated from Dubai International Airport on behalf of a local private owner. It is available for charter and has already made several flights since its entry into service at the start of this year.

Gamaπs UAE operation, which is headquartered at Sharjah, already includes four other business jets, including a Bombardier Global XRS. The charter and management group, which also has extensive operations in Europe and the U.S., also operates eight other Bombardier aircraft: a pair of Learjet 45s, and two each of the Learjet 60, Challenger 604 and 605.