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Vistajet Launches Flexible Private Jet Charter Service in Nigeria

Challenger 605

…..Pledges Sustainable Practices in Private Jet Charter

A fresh player, Vistajet has joined the private jet charter sector in Nigeria’s aviation market.

The arrival of Vistajet marks a transformative phase in upscale air travel, delivering unmatched convenience, flexibility, and sustainability to sophisticated clients both locally and globally.

At a news conference held in Lagos on Thursday May 9, 2024, to officially announce commencement of their charter service in Nigeria, Philippe Scalabrini, President of Vistajet, Europe & Africa said, the decision to expand their services into Nigeria comes after three years of meticulous planning and development.

He emphasized Vistajet’s extensive experience in flying across the globe, including Africa and specifically West Africa, where they have established a firm footing. 

According to him, the company’s charter service in Nigeria will cater to the growing demand for private aviation services in the region and they will be deploying three Challenger 605 aircraft in the region, offering short- and long-range flights to destinations across Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

“We have a deep understanding of the needs of our clients in Nigeria and the region. Our charter service will provide a seamless and personalized experience, allowing clients to travel efficiently and effectively.”

The Vistajet President, Europe & Africa said, their innovative approach to private aviation involves offering flight services based on purchasing block hours, eliminating the complexities associated with aircraft ownership such as maintenance issues and depreciation. 

Phillippe Scalabrini, President, Vistajet Europe and Africa

Clients can customize their flight solutions, starting with a minimum block of 50 hours, ensuring flexibility and cost-effectiveness.

“We are thrilled to bring our expertise in private aviation to Nigeria, a strategic hub in the region, our commitment to providing exceptional service and innovative solutions has enabled us to establish a strong presence in the region, and we are excited to expand our offerings to clients in Nigeria.”

Scalabrini explained that Vistajet’s charter service in Nigeria will offer a range of benefits, which would include, access to a fleet of aircraft, including the Challenger 605, a 12-passenger configuration with a range of up to 8 hours, a dedicated team of experts to ensure a personalized experience, flexibility to customize travel arrangements to meet clients’ specific needs and competitive pricing and flexible payment options.

“Our clients expect the highest standards of service and sustainability, and we are dedicated to meeting those expectations.”

With Vistajet, flights can be tailored to specific needs, eliminating unnecessary stops. Vistajet’s fleet of over 300 aircraft provides access to destinations worldwide and members have guaranteed access to aircraft with 24-48 hours notice.

With a fleet of over 300 aircraft worldwide, Vistajet has been operating in West Africa for over 14 years, providing customized solutions to clients seeking flexibility and convenience in their travel arrangements. 

While addressing questions about aircraft management, Scalabrini reiterated Vistajet’s focus on international flights with larger aircraft, emphasizing stringent safety standards and infrastructure requirements.

Highlight of the official announcement was a tour of the challenger 605 aircraft on the ramp of domestic wing of Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos by the media and officials of vistajet.

Vistajet is a global private aviation company offering a membership program for access to its fleet of over 300 business jets. The company operates in over 96 countries and offers a variety of flight options, from short-hop flights to long-haul journeys.


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