Royal Jet to provide a wide spectrum of technical & operational training to Air Force staff
Abu Dhabi: 15 November 2015
Royal Jet has signed a contract with the UAE GHQ Armed Forces to provide a wide spectrum of technical & operational training to Air Force staff.
The signing ceremony took place on the last day of the Dubai Airshow 2015, by General Ibrahim Al Alawi (Commander HQ UAE Air Force & Air Defense) & Captain Patrick Gordon (Interim President/CEO) of Royal Jet in the presence of delegation of the Military and Royal Jet Members of the Board of Directors.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Chairman of Royal Jet is pleased that Royal Jet has achieved this new milestone in business, and looks forward to the continuing strengthening of both the Air Force & Royal Jet partnership.
Captain Patrick Gordon commented “This is an honour to Royal Jet, to be able to provide this specialised training to the next generation of personnel of the Air Force. It reflects the trust in Royal Jet’s capabilities and the spirit of cooperation between business and the Military.
About Royal Jet
Royal Jet, the Middle East’s foremost private charter company, is jointly owned by Abu Dhabi Aviation, a publicly listed company on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange and Presidential Flight, the royal flight service. Royal Jet is chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, who also serves as Minister in the UAE Federal Cabinet. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Royal Jet operates from its Fixed Based Operations (FBO)/VIP terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The airline has successfully been operating a second FBO at Seychelles International Airport in partnership with Air Seychelles since October 2013.
Royal Jet is the world's largest single BBJ operator. The private charter company is a founder member of the Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) and a member of the NBAA, MedLink (a service of MedAir Inc.) and the Flight Safety Foundation.
Royal Jet is also the World Travel Awards 2015 ‘Middle East’s Leading Private Jet Charter’ and the 2014 ‘World’s Leading Private Jet Charter’.
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