Middle East Airlines (MEA) confirmed today at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation (MEBAA) show in Dubai the purchase of a second Embraer Legacy 500 business jet for its private-jet affiliate, Cedar Executive. The second aircraft is expected to enter into service in mid-2017.
Cedar Executive is based at Rafic Hariri International Airport – Beirut. The company started operations with a brand-new Legacy 500 that was delivered in January 2016. Cedar Executive offers private-jet charter travel services for its customers along with FBO services including maintenance, hangarage and facilities for general aviation aircraft.
“Cedar Executive has exceeded their customers’ expectation with a high end premium service in their very first year of operation. It is a pleasure to be part of this accomplishment by supplying the aircraft that combines the comfort, technology and performance desired for the ultimate travel experience”, said Marco Tulio Pellegrini, President and CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. “We are committed to offer the best customer service to support this continuing Legacy 500 fleet growth.”
“Our aim at Cedar Executive is to provide our guests with nothing short of a world class and blissful experience. Our existing Legacy 500 has delivered that for our revered guests throughout the Middle East” said Fouad Fawaz Cedar Executive CEO. “The addition of a further aircraft is testimony to both the quality of the service Cedar Executive’s guests experience, and the performance of these magnificent aircraft.”
Dubai, UAE, December 6th, 2016