Petroleum Air Services (PAS) (Cairo) has signed a firm contract to acquire one Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen regional jet. The transaction also includes an option for another CRJ900 NextGen airliner. PAS’s CRJ900 NextGen aircraft will be the first CRJ Series aircraft to operate in Egypt.
Established in 1982, PAS operates helicopter and fixed wing charter and air-taxi services primarily for the petroleum industry. Surplus hours are used by tour operators within Egypt and to international destinations within the region. Its current fleet includes four de Havilland Canada DHC-7 Dash 7 aircraft and five Bombardier DHC-8-300 (Q300) turboprops.