Dubai-based Project Phoenix, a CRJ VIP conversion specialist,
has signed a preferred supplier and partnership agreement with eJet
Services ahead of the first customer deliveries of the Phoenix CRJ
conversions. eJet will offer Phoenix operators a comprehensive package
of maintenance and operations support on a worldwide basis.
The first Phoenix CRJ conversion is scheduled for delivery to
Jet Asia in Macau next month.
eJet’s program is uniquely
tailored to the requirements of VIP owner/operators of converted CRJs.
It provides owners with access to CRJ maintenance specialists and
efficiencies of scale. eJet’s offering is a joint product with Lufthansa
Technik, aglobal leader in maintenance and repair of commercial
aircraft, engines and components and a preferred Bombardier supplier.
The eJet program is both Jar Ops and FAA part 21 compliant.
US-headquartered eJet was established in anticipation of the heightened
demand for the Bombardier CRJ family in a VIP, business aircraft role.
Together, eJet Services and Lufthansa Technik provide owners with lower,
more predictable costs and 24/7 support through eJet’s maintenance and
engineering support center.
The program supports both the CRJ and the
Challenger 850, offering a unique power-by-the-hour structure covering
engines, avionics, rotables, landing gear, auxiliary power units, wheels
All key aircraft systems are covered, including electrical,
hydraulic, pneumatic and environmental components. eJet also provides
maintenance tracking and planning tools with a customized maintenance
program, designed to reduce inspection and heavy maintenance cost by up
“Operating state of the art CRJ airliners as VIP jets,
Project Phoenix owners enjoy a spacious cabin, outstanding operating
economics and the latest in amenities, all for the purchase and
operating cost of a much smaller business jet. With eJet, owners gain
confidence through compelling maintenance costs, nose-to-tail worldwide
coverage and the VIP support they demand and further the value equation
of the Phoenix CRJ conversion,” said Andrew Johnston, Project Phoenix
Vice President - Commercial.
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