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Wed, 20 March 2019

Luxaviation Becomes First Challenger 350 Operator in Belgium

Luxaviation Group, one of the world's largest business aircraft operators, has become the first Challenger 350 aircraft operator in Belgium.

The Challenger 350 can accommodate up to 10 passengers, has outstanding short-field performance, being able to climb quickly and directly to 43,000 feet (13,106 metres), and has a range of 3,200 NM (5,926 km), meaning the Challenger 350 aircraft can connect Brussels to Dubai non-stop.

Bombardier Challenger 350 reg: CS-CHE performing a demonstration flight at Farnborough Airshow 2018. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

“We’re delighted to welcome this exceptional aircraft to Luxaviation’s fleet in Belgium,” said Hervé Laitat, CEO of Luxaviation Belgium. “At Luxaviation, we have always set the bar very high for international business aviation operations, and our facilities in Belgium are a true reflection of this. Our ExecuJet Brussels Fixed Base Operation (FBO) was the first to be certified by the International Standard of Business Air Handling (IS-BAH) in the country, and we’ve just achieved IS-BAH Stage II certification, proving our team’s dedication to safety and service excellence. We’re looking forward to extending our renowned offering to the owner of Belgium’s first Challenger 350.”

The aircraft has recently been awarded steep approach certifications by several international regulatory bodies, including EASA, FAA and TC.

“We are very pleased that Bombardier’s best-selling Challenger 350 business jet has joined Luxaviation’s fleet of aircraft,” said Christophe Degoumois, Vice President, Sales, Europe, Russia and CIS, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “With its impressive high-performance features, superior economics, unmatched cabin comfort and entertainment technology, the Challenger 350 aircraft is ideally suited for the European market.”

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