Comlux announced the first anniversary of the successful operation and charter of the beautiful B777-200LR VIP of Crystal AirCruises “Crystal Skye”. The aircraft entered into service on the Comlux Aruba commercial AOC in August of 2017 and has been chartered on behalf of Crystal AirCruises by OneAbove, the charter sales division of Comlux. Crystal Skye has traveled around the world flying over 589 total flight hours, landing in over 35 cities and visiting every continent in the world (except Antarctica) in its first year of operation.
The B777-200LR VIP has been cruising the skies for VIP passengers on high-end exclusive luxury tours and journeys around the world. During the flights, the passengers can enjoy an ultra-spacious wide body interior equipped with the latest technology in terms of entertainment and connectivity. The exclusive First-class seats for 88 guests are designed for maximum personal space and ergonomic comfort and convert to 180-degree lie-flat beds. The expansive VIP lounge at the front features a stand-up bar and four oval dining tables perfectly designed to allow the passengers to share meals and socialize together during the flights. Cuisine is prepared by a dedicated executive chef, in two state-of-the-art galleys and served by a dozen of cabin attendants specially trained by Comlux.
Customers who have utilized the aircraft during the past year have included major sports teams, national sports teams, royal families, celebrities, casinos and high net worth individuals, to name a few. The aircraft also carried football teams to the World Cup in Russia. It was chartered for many different events around the world to celebrate various occasions including holidays, birthdays and a unique 2018 New Year: Departing from Singapore, the high-end passengers of “Crystal Skye” turned back the clock and celebrated New Year’s Eve twice on both sides of the International Date Line in Sydney, Australia and Honolulu – Hawaii in the United States.
“Comlux with their team of aviation professionals provides Crystal the platform to deliver our brand experience in the air with our VIP B777-200LR aircraft,” stated Richard Ziskind, VP and Managing Director of Crystal AirCruises/Luxury Air.Ziskind continued, “Comlux provides Crystal with the highest level of operational support and sales distribution, while allowing Crystal to have full control over the elements to deliver the finest charter aircraft product in the business today.”
Andrea Zanetto, CEO Comlux Aviation stated: “We are extremely proud to have been operating the Crystal AirCruises B777-200LR VIP this past year.” Zanetto continued, “We have developed a great partnership with the team at Crystal AirCruises. We have extended our unique approach Customer at Heart, Performance in mind by providing the customers with the best quality service available in the VIP aviation industry. Our operational team is up to speed with Crystal AirCruises to prepare for the next exclusive travels for fall and winter seasons.”