Private air charter operator SaxonAir announces the addition of a Gulfstream G550 heavy jet to their aircraft fleet. The Gulfstream began operation in late May and will be the only G550 type operated from its base in London Stansted airport.
With the addition of the G550 SaxonAir have successfully gained a worldwide AOC enabling them to fly to the most popular destinations all over the globe. This aircraft has almost unrivalled range with the capability of journeys in excess of 6000nm, meaning it can fly nonstop from London to Los Angeles, Cape Town or Hong Kong. The G550 is a proven aircraft with a worldwide fleet having collectively flown over 1 million flying hours.
Operating a long range heavy jet accommodating up to 16 passengers in the fleet brings many advantages to SaxonAir in the wide capability that they can now offer to their clients. This particular aircraft features a generous modern stand up cabin, individual passenger entertainment systems, Wi-Fi and a full size galley providing a full bespoke menu of freshly prepared hot food on board. The interior layout comprises of three luxury cabin zones including dual opposing four place divans that can be joined together creating a comfortable double bed or two individual single beds.
Group Commercial Director, Christopher Mace says ‘The Gulfstream offers ultimate refinement and is very much the pinnacle of the aircraft charter market. It is a class above its competition on long range flights. Entering another aircraft into the London market also strengthens SaxonAir’s presence significantly and joins our other London base at Luton as well as bases at Antwerp, Carlisle and the company’s headquarters in Norwich.’