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SaxonAir sings the praises of remanufacturing as it takes on UK debutant 400XTi
Norwich, UK-based SaxonAir has taken delivery of the first Nextant 400XTi in the UK. It will be the UK's first remanufactured aircraft and the seventh such delivery in Europe, as reported by EBAN in August.
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Norwich, UK-based SaxonAir has taken delivery of the first Nextant 400XTi in the UK. It will be the UK's first remanufactured aircraft and the seventh such delivery in Europe, as reported by EBAN in August.

The majority of the European fleet is averaging at least 80 hours a month; the aircraft can fly non-stop from London to any city in Europe, and is said to do so faster than any other aircraft in its class. The spacious cabin features wi-fi, an espresso machine and a high tech acoustic dampening blanket that reduces ambient cabin noise.

“The 400XTi's range allows our customers direct travel anywhere in Europe for considerably less than any other light jet and without sacrificing performance or comfort,” comments group commercial director Chris Mace. “The aircraft allows us to offer the productivity benefits of business aviation to fresh customer segments.” SaxonAir is also an exclusive UK sales representative for Nextant.

Mace is a firm advocate of remanufacturing: “There has been a lot of talk in the UK Parliament and in the press about the benefits of this process,” he continues. “The 400XTi is proof of concept. The jet performs like a new-build aircraft by every meaningful metric but costs a fraction of a new-build to own and operate. This delivers value, both to our business and our customer's bottom line.”

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