The UAE’s Al Jaber Aviation has received its first Lineage 1000 jet from Embraer.

The Lineage 1000 is Embraer’s biggest executive jet. It can carry 19 passengers in five cabin zones, and has a range of 4,400nm with eight passengers or 4,500nm with four passengers.

The jet is equipped with Honeywell’s Primus Epic integrated avionics system including LCD multifunctional control screens, cursor control device, autothrottle, and weather radar with turbulence detection.

The jet can also be fitted with optional items including Wi-Fi technology, access to the internet and
an electronic flight bag.

The air charter services provider has ordered five Lineage 1000 executive jets, which will make it the largest operator of the model.

The aircraft will begin operations for on-demand charter services in March 2010.