On February 8, 2018 Canadian men‘s ice hockey team arrived at the Olympics, which take place at Pyeongchang resort in South Korea. For their travel the team chose a Boeing 737-500, which is specially designed for groups of sportsmen. The private flight was organised by European business aviation company KlasJet in cooperation with aircraft charter broker Smart Aviation.
Narrow-body business aircraft – Boeing 737 is unique 56-seat business class cabin configuration, highly comfortable and meets the demands of sports teams, large business travel groups and government officials. Moreover, this type of aircraft is the only one in Central, Northern and Eastern Europe. It belongs to KlasJet – European business aviation company, specializing in comprehensive aircraft management solutions, as well as private and corporate charter flights.
“Our service has already been used by several well-known football and basketball teams. We are proud that Canadian national hockey team, which will defend the title of the champions at the Olympics, chose our company. It is a significant assessment and achievement for us. Of course, this is a great responsibility due to the working with the customers of such level. Every detail is extremely important and everything must be done perfectly” said Dovydas Jurgelevicius, CEO of KlasJet.
The Canadian team is considered to be one of the strongest men‘s ice hockey teams on Earth. Canadian ice hockey players have already won nine tournaments at the Olympics in the history of the country – 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1948, 1952, 2002, 2010, and 2014.
Source – AeroTime