World Cup air travel at its finest
Deep-pocketed football supporters are being flown to the World Cup using a private jet company registered in Bermuda.
RoyalJet, an award-winning provider of premium private aviation, is in partnership with Jetex, the private airport terminal operators, to fly on-demand private jets between Dubai and Doha in Qatar for the duration of the tournament, which runs until December 18.
Founded in 2003, RoyalJet’s 11 aircraft make up the world’s largest fleet of Boeing business jets.
The companies said passengers enjoy a luxurious experience on board a jet offering a bespoke VIP configuration equipped with the latest technology.
Its spacious 30-seat cabin offers every comfort for the short flight between the two cities, they said.
Mohammed Husain Ahmed, CEO of RoyalJet, said: “The partnership with Jetex enables RoyalJet to fulfil tourism demand during this exciting period in the GCC’s history. Customers experience the very best in-flight experience on board the world-class RoyalJet fleet, coupled with Jetex’s superb private terminal and on-the-ground facilities.”
At the Jetex VIP Terminal in Dubai, the companies said, passengers are invited to enjoy priority access, personalised service and luxurious hospitality in comfortable and tranquil lounges, discover spaces devoted to wellbeing as well as curated art collections and even a pop-up football field.
The Jetex team take care of all pre-flight formalities and passengers depart within minutes of their airport arrival.
Adel Mardini, founder and CEO of Jetex, said: “This new, unprecedented and significant partnership with RoyalJet is the reflection of our high ambitions: embracing industry synergies to offer new services that keep customers at the centre.
“By combining our best-in-class private terminal with the private charter expertise of RoyalJet, it will take us forward. The new opportunities offered to our customers are exactly what our teams are working for at Jetex: a unique and unforgettable experience.”
The return itinerary is priced at about $7,900 per seat.
RoyalJet LLC is an Abu Dhabi Emirates affiliated company that is chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad bin Tahnoon al-Nahyan.
The company and its employees hold multiple certifications and licences issued by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority and the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority, it said.
RoyalJet LLC, through its Abu Dhabi and Bermuda entities, said it also owns and/or operates three Bombardier Global 5000/6000 aircraft.
Royal Jet Bermuda LLC, an exempted limited liability company, was registered in Bermuda on October 16, 2020.