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19.12.2012

Gama Aviation is first to fly infant safety seat

 Gama Group, the global business aviation services provider, today announced enhanced safety standards for customers flying with infants and young children, with the introduction into service of the Gama Infant Safety Seat across its Bombardier Challenger aircraft fleet.

Gama Aviation, a Gama Group company, announced today that its Bombardier Challenger aircraft fleet are the first corporate jet aircraft worldwide to be equipped with the fully certified Gama Infant Safety Seat. The seats will be available free of charge for use by charter clients.

The Gama Infant Safety Seat which is manufactured by Gama Engineering Ltd (Fairoaks, UK) a Gama Group company, is already in service with long haul airlines Virgin Atlantic and Cathay Pacific. The Gama Infant Safety Seat is the world's first child seat certificated for taxi, take-offs and landings on numerous business jet marques. It is anticipated that it will be well received by those looking to ensure the comfort and safety of younger passengers flying on executive aircraft.

The seat is designed to enhance the in-flight experience for both toddlers and their parents. Children no longer have to sit on parents' laps, ensuring a more relaxed, less stressful and safer travelling experience. The Gama Infant Safety Seat has been designed to fit seamlessly with all the new aircraft seat design trends and can be tailored to individual corporate jet aircraft owners and operators bespoke interior schemes.

The new seat is compliant with the requirements of TSO-C100b and is approved for installation under EASA STC's for carriage on numerous commercial Airbus and Boeing aircraft. In addition it is now available for a wide range of corporate jet operators, including aircraft manufactured by Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer and Gulfstream.

Press release issued by Gama Aviation.

Source: Handbook of Business Aviation

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