VistaJet has announced that Apex Air, a Civil Aviation Administration of China-authorized (CAAC) business jet operator, will manage and operate a China-based fleet of aircraft for VistaJet’s Flight Solution Program.
VistaJet will offer point-to-point service within China as soon as Q3 2015 with its first Chinese-registered aircraft, a Bombardier Challenger 850. Chinese customers will also have access to the company’s fleet of over 50 large-cabin, long-range Bombardier Challenger and Global aircraft when traveling on international flights.
“VistaJet has been operating international flights in and out of China for many years. Adding domestic flights through our partnership with Apex Air extends our service area to include one of private aviation’s most exciting new markets,” said Thomas Flohr, founder and chairman, VistaJet.
“China is an important growth market for VistaJet and we expect it to be among the fastest growing regions for our product offering over the next few years.
“VistaJet’s cooperative partnership with Apex Air is key to growing our business in the region. Their management team are aviation pioneers in China, having accumulated years of first hand experience running commercial operations in the country. They share VistaJet’s entrepreneurial spirit and drive for excellence. We are delighted to share this achievement with Apex Air, who have been integral in helping us become the first global private aviation company to offer large-cabin business aircraft for operation in China.”
“The entire team at Apex Air is proud to celebrate this milestone with VistaJet. Our dedicated and experienced team is committed to delivering a seamless VistaJet flight experience to customers in China. We look forward to providing the highest level of service and attention to detail that VistaJet passengers enjoy worldwide,” said Dan Ho, chairman, Apex Air.
July 21, 2015