Middle East Airlines Group took delivery of the first Legacy 500 Private Jet registration: OD-CXJ delivered from Embraer in São José dos Campos Brazil.
The new Legacy 500 will inaugurate the VIP charter services at Cedar Executive, Middle East Airlines subsidiary dedicated to VIP Private Jet travel.
The Legacy 500 is a Super Mid-Size aircraft able to carry 9 Passengers in a modern conformable cabin. This aircraft will fly individuals and corporations on routes all over Europe and the Middle East. The Legacy 500 incorporates the most modern technologies currently available including Fly by Wire flight controls; It can cruise at 45,000 feet and cruise at MACH 0,82 speed.
“We are elated that Middle East Airlines has selected the Legacy 500 for its new charter business fleet,” said Marco Túlio Pellegrini, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. “The Legacy 500 will certainly delight passengers and pilots alike, and deliver the efficient performance and low-cost operation required for a successful charter business.”
“The Legacy 500 brings the comfort, technology and performance that will enable us to offer customers a premium travel experience,” said Fouad Fawaz, CEO of Cedar Executive. “The onboard features and amenities make this aircraft the ideal charter jet for our market and our customers. For example: the Legacy 500 allow our clients to fly direct from Beirut to London city airport”.