Marshall Aviation Services adds an Embraer Phenom 300 to its managed charter fleet

Wednesday 11th February 2015

  • Marshalls
  • New Flairjet Phenom 300

Marshall Aviation Services management charter business, FlairJet is pleased to welcome a brand new Embraer Phenom 300 aircraft to its managed fleet.  The aircraft (G-CRBN) will be available for charter immediately and will initially be based at Florence Airport, Peretola, before moving to Ibiza in the Balearic Islands for the summer.

FlairJet, the management charter business of Marshall Aviation Services, pioneered commercial operations with both the Phenom 300 and 100 in Europe and is delighted to be enhancing its current managed fleet with this popular charter aircraft.  The Phenom 300 joins a fleet of two Embraer Phenom 100s, a Beechcraft King Air 350i, a Cessna Citation Mustang, a Cessna Citation Bravo and Citation XLS.  With its bases at London Oxford, Cambridge, London Luton and now Birmingham Airports - the latter home to its new Cessna Citation Mustang, Marshall Aviation Services has added five aircraft to its fleet over the past 19 months, averaging approximately one aircraft every four months.

The high performance Phenom 300 is also the only one of its kind in nine-seat layout to be available for commercial charter in Europe.  It features a BMW Design interior, offering stylish and flexible seating with a two-seater divan in the forward portion of the cabin, one four-place club seating arrangement and two individual seats. Additional Phenom 300 features include the largest windows in its class and a large baggage hold, ideally suited for skis and golf clubs.

The professionalism, reputation and technical knowledge on the type were instrumental in winning the owner's confidence to manage the aircraft.  Marshall Aviation Services also has the endorsement of Embraer Aircraft, having managed the acceptance and delivery of 24 Embraer business aircraft models to date.

David Fletcher, Managing Director of FlairJet commented: "We are very pleased to introduce this new Embraer Phenom 300 to our fleet.  We are one the most experienced operators of Phenom aircraft in Europe and our crew and support staff's knowledge of the Embraer portfolio are unparalleled.  In our experience, this aircraft -- is going to be popular among business and leisure clients looking for convenience, flexibility and privacy.  It is very fuel efficient, has a range of nearly 2,000 nm reaching destinations such as Istanbul, Rome and Moscow."

"The recent addition of our new Fixed Base Operation (FBO) at Birmingham Airport, UK and the growth of our management charter fleet this year demonstrate our commitment to build the capabilities of Marshall Aviation Services".

FlairJet ( is part Marshall Aviation Services.  Since 2009 the company has set out to establish itself as a dynamic aircraft management company with a strong track record in charter sales.  The company was acquired by the Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group in February 2013 to become the lead management charter company for Marshall Aviation Services' expanding business aviation portfolio. FlairJet has lent its technical expertise to Embraer Phenom 100 and 300 operators all around the world and its training department is actively involved in supporting private owners, other AOC operators and approved training organisations throughout Europe. The company has managed the acquisition, acceptance and delivery of 24 Embraer aircraft and achieved its Air Operator's Certificate from the UK CAA in December 2009.

Marshall Aviation Services ( is responsible for all business and commercial aviation activities, including the management of Cambridge International Airport. Across its Broughton, Cambridge and Oxford locations it offers solutions including: maintenance, modification, refurbishment and conversion of business aircraft to Hawker, King Air and Cessna Citation aircraft amongst others.  The company also provides aircraft management and charter through FlairJet; sales of new Beechcraft Aircraft across the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia; hangarage at Cambridge Airport; and within JETability, aircraft brokerage and complementary services tailored to the requirements of business aircraft owners and operators.  In January, the company announced it is expanding its portfolio to offer a Fixed Base Operation (FBO) at Birmingham Airport, UK.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group ( specialises in the conversion and modification of military, civil and business aircraft; defence vehicle engineering and shelter manufacture. Its capabilities include engineering design, manufacture and test, systems integration, maintenance and product support, and the provision of personnel, training and advice.  The company is valued for its integrity, performance and customer focus which has been demonstrated through its innovative solutions and ability to deliver on-time and to-cost.  Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is part of the Marshall Group of Companies which employs over 4,500 people with a turnover in excess of £1. 4bn.

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