Jet Aviation Adds To Fleet

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Since 2005 began, Jet Aviation's U.S. and European aircraft management and flight support divisions have signed 17 new long-term agreements that added a variety of business jets to its worldwide fleet of now more than 160 aircraft, the company said this month. Jet Aviation's European division added 10 aircraft to its management fleet, including a Learjet 31A and Learjet 60, an Embraer Legacy, a Challenger 604, one Gulfstream V, two Gulfstream 550s, two BBJ2s and, for the first time, an Airbus 319 Corporate Jetliner. In the U.S., contracts were signed for three Beechjet 400s, a Hawker 800XP, a Dassault Falcon 50, a Challenger 601 and a Gulfstream IVSP. "Currently there is a great demand for aircraft management and flight support services and we are pleased that customers choose Jet Aviation to support their operation," say J rg Reuthinger and John Thomas, heads of the European respective U.S. aircraft management and flight support divisions. Jet Aviation operates three 24-hour international planning and reservation coordination centers strategically located in Zurich, Switzerland, Hong Kong, China and Teterboro, N.J.