JET AVIATION PARTNERS WITH AMIRA AIR

Altitudes Magazine | September 24, 2019

JET AVIATION PARTNERS WITH AMIRA AIR
Jet Aviation had announced its partnership with Amira Air, a Vienna-based aircraft operator, adding a Global Express to its managed fleet in EMEA. The recently refurbished Global Express is based in Vienna and is available for charter. It accommodates up to 12 passengers and features a crew rest area to help increase the duty time if needed.

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With a price tag of $20 million, the Textron AirLand Scorpion is an inexpensive option in tactical aircraft. While $20 million is no paltry sum – it’s still approximately 80 percent less than the pricetag for current fighter aircraft like the F-35.


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With a price tag of $20 million, the Textron AirLand Scorpion is an inexpensive option in tactical aircraft. While $20 million is no paltry sum – it’s still approximately 80 percent less than the pricetag for current fighter aircraft like the F-35.

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