Jet Aviation (Stand 7040) has secured authorization from the French authorities to fly the Embraer Phenom 300 into Saint-Tropez La Môle International Airport in the south of France, the first air charter operator to gain such approval. “With summer just around the corner, we are delighted to offer our Phenom 300 customers quick and expedient access to Saint Tropez,” said Claudio Peer, Jet Aviation vice president of aircraft management and charter sales for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
“The Phenom 300 holds a lot of appeal for our style-conscious customer base and is ideal for shorter range flights within Europe and Northern Africa.” Jet Aviation’s European charter fleet consists of a variety of aircraft, including three Citation Bravos, a Citation Excel, a Phenom 300, a Dassault Falcon 2000 and 900 EX and two Gulfstream G550s.
In addition, the company’s Dusseldorf MRO facility announced that it has performed the first medevac conversion of an Embraer Legacy 600. I will serve dual roles, which will serve for both medevac, with four patient stretcher systems, and as a VIP charter aircraft accommodating up to 14 passengers. Jet Aviation Dusseldorf is an accredited Center of Excellence for Embraer aircraft. The facility has three hangars totaling 6,400 square meters (66,100 square feet) and holds repair station approvals from the European Aviation Safety Agency and U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.