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EBACE 2011: Everjets Will Field a Phenom 300

 - May 17, 2011, 10:40 AM

Everjets signed a contract yesterday for an Embraer Phenom 300 executive jet to be placed in charter service. After taking delivery in December, Everjets will serve southern Europe from its base in Portugal.

As part of the agreement, Everjets, a division of the Ricon Group, has an option to add a second Phenom 300. “We are pleased to welcome Everjets to our growing Phenom 300 customer base in Europe and support them as they commence operations,” Said Colin Steven, Embraer’s vice president of marketing and sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

 “We are thrilled to present the Phenom 300 to our customers,” commented Everjets CEO Jose Pereira. “The design of the aircraft perfectly suits our objectives and our target audience of multi-cultural, fashion-conscious clients who like to travel in style.”

Everjets parent company, the Ricon Group, is an internationally known innovator in the fashion textile and clothing business. It is the force behind a number of elite fashion brands in the Angolan, Brazilian and Portuguese retail markets, so perhaps it’s not surprising they chose the Brazilian-made jet.

Embraer (Stand 7041), headquartered in São Jose dos Campos, Brazil, launched the Phenom 300 light jet in 2005. The aircraft entered service in December 2009. Its passenger cabin, designed in partnership with BMW Group DesignworksUSA can accommodate up to 11 passengers. With its top speed of 453 knots (839 km/hr) and range of 1,971 nm (3,650 km), Everjets’ Phenom 300 can link Lisbon with cities as distant as Stockholm or Istanbul; or connect Delhi to Dubai in the Middle East; or New York and Dallas in the U.S.