MNG Jet recently welcomed its new Challenger 605 which is a new addition to its strong fleet of 10 business jets in Turkey.
Khader Mattar, regional vice president, sales, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Bombardier Business Aircraft said: “The Challenger family of aircraft is very popular in the Middle East and account for over 60% of Bombardier’s deliveries in the region.”
As per Bombardier’s market forecast a total of 1,095 business jet deliveries are destined for the Middle East over the next 20 years. The Bombardier fleet of Learjet, Challenger and Global jets occupies approximately 25% share of the business jet market in the Middle East. To date, Bombardier business aircraft based in the Middle East region has reached 100 Bombardier business jets, with a quarter of them based in Turkey.
The Challenger 605 aircraft is a new entrant which is expected to enter service in 2015.