Avanti EVO brings greener future to British skies

Piaggio Aerospace, a leading Italian aircraft manufacturer active in the business and defense and security sectors, today announced the sale of the first Avanti EVO in the UK:  The Avanti EVO will be available from Q4 2017, helping to fulfil growing market demand both in the UK and in Europe, for a new generation of greener and more economical private aircraft.  

ConnectJets, the boutique private aviation company and Piaggio Aerospace’s Exclusive Sales Agent for the UK and Channel Islands, has described the Avanti EVO as “the pioneering green flying machine”. With its unique design, this elegantly efficient aircraft delivers huge fuel savings, and dramatically reduces emissions as well as operating costs.  

Renato Vaghi, Chief Executive Officer of Piaggio Aerospace, says: “I am sure the outcome of our collaboration with ConnectJets will be extremely positive. I’m proud to say that along with them, we lead the way towards a revolutionary, luxurious and eco-friendly way of travelling that will comply with the new fast-moving, environmental and cost saving requirements.”  

Gabriella Somerville, Managing Director of ConnectJets, says: “As sole sales agent for the Avanti EVO in the British Isles and Channel Islands, I am delighted to conclude the first of what I am confident will be many sales of this exceptional aircraft. With issues of environmental impact and air quality drawing increasing media and public attention, the introduction of the pioneering Avanti EVO to UK skies could not have come at a better time, signposting a more sustainable way forward for the private aviation sector.”