Vertis Aviation, the Switzerland-based bespoke charter specialist, has announced the addition of an elegantly styled Gulfstream G450 to its Vertis Charter Management Programme, VCMP. The aircraft has been added to support increased demand from an emerging new set of clients seeking safe and secure travel options as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest addition to the Vertis Aviation virtual roster is based in Basel and operated by a completely Swiss crew, bringing the famed national attention to detail to every flight. As international border restrictions ease Vertis anticipates significant demand for this high-quality aircraft for flights between Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the USA. It is immediately available for charter exclusively through any of the Vertis offices in Los Angeles, Dubai, Cape Town, and the headquarters in Zug.
With a range of up to 4,350 nautical miles, the large jet’s spacious 1525 cubic feet comfortably seats up to twelve passengers in an elegant and comfortable two zone cabin. The rear cabin also converts to a private sleeping cabin for two. Inflight entertainment and communications are accessible through the on-board connectivity system enabling voice and text activity as well as app usage, internet surfing and video conferencing. A well-equipped front galley ensures the finest cuisine can be prepared on board. The neutral cool tones, contrasting rich veneers and stunning design deliver the perfect flying environment for corporate, leisure or government travellers.
“As customers return to the skies, it is imperative that we offer a strong, varied portfolio of aircraft which is why we are pleased to welcome this stunning aircraft to our portfolio,” said Catherine Buchanan, Chief Operating Officer for Vertis Aviation.
“We’ve noticed a surge in demand from travellers, both corporate and leisure upgrading from first and business class to executive aviation. They have been driven to charter aircraft owing to reduced commercial routes and the safety benefits afforded by executive aviation. This interest is also stimulating our regular charter business as we continue to source aircraft from across the globe to satisfy these requests.”
The addition of the Gulfstream G450 complements the current Vertis portfolio which now includes a Bombardier Global 5000, a Bombardier Global 6000, a Bombardier Challenger 350, a Dassault Falcon 900EX as well as an Embraer E145. “Our business model is unique in that we are able to transform our offering to meet market demand. As new aircraft owners enter the market we anticipate that we’ll be adding more aircraft to our VCMP in the next six months.”