Empire Aviation Adds Another Legacy 650

 - December 12, 2012, 12:30 PM

Dubai-based Empire Aviation Group (Stand 624) has added a second Embraer Legacy 650 to its aircraft management fleet, which now numbers about 20 aircraft, including two Legacy 600s. Empire’s aircraft management philosophy “helps owners to optimize their investment and protect the long-term value of their aircraft asset,” according to the company, “covering all aspects of the aircraft’s operation, the option of charter and maintenance management.”

The Legacy 650 seats up to 14 passengers and can fly 3,900 nm (four passengers) or 3,840 nm (eight passengers). Typical destinations from Dubai include London and Johannesburg.

“Our aircraft management services are the core of our regional business and it is gratifying that we continue to attract new aircraft owners to bring their aircraft under EAG management,” said Steve Hartley, Empire Aviation Group executive director.

Empire was the first Middle East management company to operate a Legacy 650. Air Works India Engineering invested in Empire this year, to help Air Works grow in the Middle East and to help it provide aircraft management services to clients in India. –M.T.