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ExecuJet's African debutant PC-24 touches down
Pilatus' PC-24 has always looked good for Africa, given its rugged construction and being the shinier sibling of the dirt strip specialist PC-12. ExecuJet has made this a reality, bringing swathes of the continent within reach.
On arrival at Cape Town International Airport, ExecuJet’s PC-24 was welcomed with a traditional water salute.

ExecuJet has taken delivery of Africa's first PC-24 at its Cape Town FBO in South Africa. The aircraft, which will be based at Cape Town International airport and managed on behalf of a private owner, was greeted with a water salute.

VP Gavin Kiggen comments: “All the staff at ExecuJet have been patiently anticipating the arrival of the PC-24 for months now and it was a significant day for everybody when the aircraft landed at its new home base. Africa is the obvious choice for the PC-24 as it has the perfect environment, with its testing terrain and challenging runways.

“We are honoured to be the first business aviation operator to manage the aircraft in the region and we look forward to operating it.”

The PC-24 will be available for charter and offers clients the latest in connectivity. With six passengers, departing from Cape Town, the aircraft can reach Angola, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique. Flying from ExecuJet's FBO at Lanseria International airport in Johannesburg, the PC-24 can reach the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Kenya and Mauritius.

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