TAG Aviation Receives ETOPS Approval for the Airbus ACJ A319

News Announcement
Farnborough, 16th February 2017 – TAG Aviation has received approval for extended-range twin engine operations (ETOPS) from the UK CAA for the Airbus ACJ A319.

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 destinations.

“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 Andrew Hodgson, 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.

To enquire about the Airbus ACJ A319 (G-OACJ) chartering availability please contact TAG Aviation Charter Services:

United Kingdom E: charter.uk@tagaviation.co.uk T: +44 01252 377 977
Switzerland E: charter.gva@TagAviation.ch T: +41 22 717 01 00
Spain E: charter.spain@tagaviation.es T: + 34 91 660 06 30

About TAG Aviation

TAG Aviation has pioneered industry standards in business aviation client service, safety systems, operational excellence and bespoke training, with a history dating back to 1966. TAG Aviation is a global company that includes TAG Aviation Europe,
TAG Aviation Asia in Hong Kong and TAG Aviation Middle East in Bahrain. The company offers a broad range of business aviation services including aircraft management, charter, maintenance and FBO/handling. Globally, TAG Aviation manages a fleet of over 120 aircraft, with around 50 available for charter. The
company also provides comprehensive maintenance and engineering services in nine locations (Geneva, Sion, Farnborough, Paris, Clermont-Ferrand, Madrid, Lisbon, Hong Kong and Lomé). The company is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and comprises of operating centres in Geneva, Farnborough (London), Madrid and Hong Kong. TAG Aviation’s FBO facilities in Geneva and TAG Farnborough Airport, a sister company, have repeatedly been rated among the top three FBOs worldwide. TAG Aviation employs over 1,200 aviation professionals worldwide including nearly 600 pilots and cabin crew. TAG Global Training, TAG Aviation’s training division, trains an average of 3,000 aviation professionals each year. www.tagaviation.com
Press Contact:
For any further information (or photography) please contact:
Della Edwards, PR Officer, TAG Aviation Europe.
T: + 44 (0) 792 053 6850 E: dedwards@tagaviation.co.uk

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