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Sky Lounge adds CL605 to meet Gulf requirements
Lebanese charter company Sky Lounge Services has added a refurbished Challenger 605 to its fleet.
Read this story in our September 2017 printed issue.

Lebanese charter company Sky Lounge Services has added a refurbished Challenger 605 to its fleet. The aircraft can accommodate between 10 and 12 passengers and has Rockwell Collins ProLine 21 avionics, EFB capability, wide video monitors, large cabin windows, a sizeable galley and LED lighting.

“Following the significant growth of flying hours, quotations and air traffic in the Gulf region, Lebanon is finally taking advantage of this wave; rising above the shocks of the political turmoil in the wider region and the remains of the global economic crisis,” states sales manager Nour Oueida. “This increase in peace and stability is attracting more trade, business and tourism to the country. The industry is spreading out in the region and the market is expanding. According to figures released by Bombardier, the Middle East is set to be the fastest developing region for business aviation in the world, with an estimated seven per cent fleet growth by 2030.”

The company is also working on a loyalty programme to offer better quotations to its frequent flyers and loyal customers, and Oueida says that she is engaged in a project to make private aviation in Lebanon more accessible. “Although in general private aviation suggests luxury and wealth, we want to be able to offer it to the wider public,” he concludes.

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