Piaggio delivers 100th Avanti in US

Piaggio Aero Industries has delivered its 100th Piaggio Aero P.180 Avanti aircraft in the United States.

The centennial aircraft, serial #1216, was recently delivered to the company’s biggest customer, Avantair Inc., based in Clearwater, Florida, who operates the world’s largest fleet of Piaggio Aero aircraft. The latest P.180 Avanti II aircraft acquisition takes its fleet size to a total of 57 aircraft.

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John Bingham, president and CEO of Piaggio America, and Steve Santo, CEO of Avantair, celebrate the 100th U.S. delivery of the Piaggio Aero P. 180 Avanti aircraft. Photo courtesy: Piaggio Aero

“Our 100th Avanti aircraft delivery in the USA is a major milestone for Piaggio Aero and a true validation of how well suited the P 180 Avanti is to the market in the United States with both private and commercial operators,” said John Bingham, president and CEO of Piaggio America.

“We at Avantair are very proud to be the recipient of the 100th Piaggio P180 Avanti in the United States. Piaggio Aero is our longstanding partner and this magnificent airplane has helped us to grow our market share across all of our private aviation programs,” said Steve Santo, CEO of Avantair. “Piaggio Aero’s Avanti II provides exceptional comfort, speed, safety and unparalleled value to our customers and we are pleased to be the exclusive fractional and card provider of this aircraft in North America.”

For more information: PiaggioAero.com

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