TAG Aviation has received approval for
extended-range twin engine operations (ETOPS) from the UK CAA for the Airbus ACJ
The distinctive Airbus (G-OACJ) is a
luxuriously appointed long-range business liner that offers passengers top of
the range comfort with all the flexibility of a private jet experience.
The ETOPS safety certification was granted to
TAG Aviation by the UK CAA under European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
regulations following the successful demonstration that all the necessary
airworthiness, maintenance and operational requirements for the executive jet
are in place. With immediate effect the corporate jet can now be used on luxury
charters and premium business trips travelling on the shortest routes between
“The granting of the ETOPS capability for the
airbus sets new standards in terms of an improved passenger experience and
allows us to establish more direct flight plans between departure points and
final destinations, with consequent reductions in journey times, enhanced
operational efficiency and cost effectiveness”, said
Director of Charter Europe, TAG Aviation.
The Airbus ACJ A319 has the range to fly
intercontinental distances as well as non-stop within continents. Holding up to
19 passengers and equipped with the latest in-cabin technology and a host of
modern amenities the very large cabin cross-section provides unmatched quality
and freedom of movement for its passengers, affording luxurious travel to
anywhere in the world for those who choose.