With this new agreement, Royal Jet has further expanded its regional footprint following the commencement of operations in Saudi Arabia in 2009 through ARABASCO - the premiere FBO and maintenance facility provider in the kingdom.
"For Royal Jet, the entry to Oman is geographically compelling and will enable customers in Oman to unlock the many benefits and privileges of private jet travel," said Shane O´Hare, President and CEO of Royal Jet. "The agreement is part of our ongoing strategy to expand into other key markets and is entirely consistent with our expansion plans following Saudi Arabia, India and Europe."
The Oman GSA, Qurum Business Group, established in the 1990s, has a wide spectrum of businesses and industries in the country.
QBG Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Abdul Aziz Al Hosni, said, "Royal Jet is a perfect fit for Oman´s senior business travellers and this opportunity will allow us to expand our services in to and become a leader in the fast-growing luxury and leisure travel industry."
"At the same time, it will address emergency medical requirements and provide a wide choice of medical ambulance facilities to the Omani community during medical emergencies. We are honored that under this arrangement Royal Jet have entrusted us to offer their world class service within Oman. We are particularly pleased to be creating this long term partnership with Royal Jet," he added.
Royal Jet´s core offerings consist of luxury VIP Aircraft Charter, Medical Evacuation Services, Fixed Base Operations (FBO) / VIP Terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport, Aircraft Management and Acquisition Consultancy and their Charter Brokerage.
O´Hare added, "The combination of QBG and Royal Jet will deliver strong solutions with local support to the Oman executive travel and medical needs. I am pleased that QBG is our local partner and will add substantial value to our presence in Oman, which is growing at a rapid rate now."
The current fleet includes six Boeing Business Jets (BBJ), which makes them the world´s largest single BBJ operator; two mid-range Gulfstream 300s; a long-range Gulfstream IVSP; a Lineage 1000 and a Learjet 60.