Royal Jet opens office in Dubai

Sheikh Ahmad and Sheikh Hamdan at the opening

Royal Jet, the Abu Dhabi-based luxury aircraft charter service, has opened its new office in Dubai with Dnata as its General Sales Agent (GSA).

HH Sheikh Ahmad bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of Dubai Civil Aviation and chairman of Emirates Group, and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, chairman of Royal Jet, formally opened the new offices.
The Dubai sales office will cater to the strong demand for high-end luxury leisure and business VIP jet charters, said Ammar Balkar, Royal Jet’s head of sales and marketing. The company also plans to launch a new office Kuwait. It already has one in Saudi Arabia.
Royal Jet started operations in May 2003 with a 42-seat Boeing Business Jet (BBJ). In August 2003, it became the launch customer of the Gulfstream G300. In August and September 2003, the first two G300s were introduced. In 2004, a second BBJ was received. A Bombardier Challenger 300 and a third BBJ will join the fleet in June 2005.