As the fleet launch customer for the Praetor 600, Flexjet will add it to its existing European-based fleet of Embraer Legacy 500s and 600s. Announced by Embraer in 2018, the super-midsize Praetor 600 seats nine passengers plus a cabin server and offers class-leading capabilities that make it ideal for both business and leisure use. Its exceptional short-field performance enables it to fly into small airports – including London City (EGLC) – which reduces transit time both to businesses in city centers and to remote vacation locations. The Praetor 600 is the farthest-flying super-midsize jet in the world and has a range of more than 4,000 miles, making it easy to fly without stops from Paris to New York or London to Dubai.
In addition, the Praetor 600 is equipped with unparalleled high-speed satellite Wi-Fi connectivity and an industry-first touchscreen Upper Tech Panel that puts flight information and cabin controls at the passenger’s fingertips. In the cockpit, the Praetor 600 is the first super-midsize jet with full fly-by-wire technology, which powers the Active Turbulence Reduction that not only makes every flight the smoothest but also the most efficient possible. One of the distinctive features of the Praetor 600 is the enlarged winglets, roughly six feet high, which contribute to the aircraft’s fuel efficiency.
The aircraft air quality management system is comprehensive, with the ability to move 100 percent fresh air through the cabin and an additional HEPA filter that further improves air quality by filtering out 99.97 percent of all particles including bacteria, viruses and fungi. The Praetor 600 also has a cabin altitude of 5,800 feet when the aircraft is cruising at 45,000 feet. This pressure level, combined with higher humidity levels, means travellers will feel less fatigued and more active during the flight and better refreshed on arrival.