The Bahrain Executive Air Services Company (Bexair), a business jet charter operator in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, recently inaugurated the company's new executive aviation terminal and operations center at Bahrain International Airport.
Bexair is making extensive use of its new Bombardier Challenger 604 business jet, which is also the first Challenger based in Bahrain. The jet was delivered to Bexair in December 2001 and immediately entered into charter service. It is being utilized for intercontinental missions, mostly flying regionally and into Europe.
As of April 2002, a total of 578 Bombardier Challenger aircraft had been delivered to operators in more than 50 countries, including 234 of the Bombardier Challenger 604, the current production model. Currently, a total of 17 Bombardier Challenger models are based in the Middle East.
Bombardier Aerospace, a unit of Bombardier Inc., designs and manufactures aviation products and services for the regional, business and amphibious aircraft markets. Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, the Corporation has a workforce of some 80,000 people in 24 countries throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
TAG Aeronautics, a subsidiary of the TAG Group S.A., is an exclusive representative and distributor in 22 Middle East and Arab countries for Bombardier. — (menareport.com)
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