Barroso, Schulz, van Rompuy and Ashton desperately need private jet aeroplanes

So it´s over. The Office for Administration and Payment of Individual Entitlements (of the EC) has decided/published  today the “non-scheduled air-taxi transport services for  the President or other members of the European Commission, for the European Parliament Presidency, for the President of the European Council, for the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and any accompanying persons and their luggage to be provided by the Abelag Aviation NV, Zaventem, Belgium. There was only one offer in the tender. Contract value (I suppose it is for one year but´there is no time-related specification in the notice) is 12.680.000 eur (excl vat).

Further details: The contractor shall provide jet aeroplanes (turbojets), including aeroplane staff and staff assigned to flight operations, in the following 5 categories:
1) Very Light Jet (range of approximately 2 000 km, up to 5 passengers).
Examples of aeroplanes: Cessna Citation CJ3, Embraer Phenom 100 or equivalent.
Standard flight: 4 passengers, flight without overnight stop Brussels–Strasbourg–Brussels.
2) Light Jet (range of approximately 3 500 km, up to 9 passengers).
Examples of aeroplanes: Cessna Citation Excel, Bombardier Learjet 45 or equivalent.
Standard flight: 7 passengers, flight with 1 overnight stop Brussels–Strasbourg–Stuttgart/Stuttgart–Liège–Brussels.
3) Midsize Jet (range of approximately 7 000 km, up to 19 passengers).
Examples of aeroplanes: Falcon 2000, Embraer Legacy 600, Bombardier Challenger 600 or equivalent.
Standard flight: 7 passengers, flight with 3 overnight stops Brussels–Berlin–Riyadh/Riyadh–Doha/Doha–Abu Dhabi/Abu Dhabi–Brussels.
4) Long range Midsize Jet (range of approximately 11 000 km, up to 19 passengers).
Examples of aeroplanes: Falcon 7x, Gulfstream G550, Global Express XRS or equivalent.
Standard flight: 9 passengers, flight with 1 overnight stop Brussels–Tokyo/Tokyo–Strasbourg–Brussels.
5) Large Jet (range of more than 3 000 km, 20 to 130 passengers).
Examples of aeroplanes: Boeing 737, Airbus 320, Embraer 170 or equivalent.
Standard flight: 60 passengers, flight without overnight stop Brussels–Helsinki–Brussels.
Departure is mainly from Brussels (Belgium). However, the provision of an aeroplane going to, leaving from, and in other places in the world may also be required, depending on the contracting authorities’ requirements.

 

 
Provision of air-taxi transport services (chartered jet aeroplanes) for use by, mostly in the European Union.

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