Switzerland-based Vertis Aviation is expanding its activity in the Middle East with the addition of a Bombardier Challenger 604 under management.
The aircraft, registration A7-MHA, year 2001-built with a newly refurbished luxury interior and 11 VIP seats, will be operated under the AOC of a leading Middle East operator out of Doha International Airport, Qatar.
The Challenger 604 is a new model for the company. With its range of 3,700 nm, it complements the larger Boeing Business Jet managed by Vertis out of Dubai.
“We are pleased with how our business is developing in the Middle East and delighted to be adding a new aircraft type – the popular Challenger 604 – to our managed fleet. Since opening in Dubai early last year we have continued to expand our client base in this region, the second locally based aircraft is part of our long term strategy,” commented Vertis Aviation Partner Jeffrey Emmenis.
Five year-old Vertis recently opened an office at Farnborough International Airport, UK, complementing its operations HQ at Zug, Switzerland and its sales offices in Dubai and Johannesburg. Vertis Aviation specialises in long range business aircraft with a 14-strong fleet operating out of Europe, the Middle East, South Africa and Nassau. Aircraft types managed include four Airbus A319 ACJ’s, a Boeing Business Jet BBJ1, Gulfstream G450 G550 and G650, a Boeing 727-VIP, Bombardier Global 6000,Bombardier Global XRS and Global Express and a Dassault Falcon 7X.