Boeing Business Jet

May 23, 2007 - 7:23am

It can take up to two years to outfit a VIP widebody jet. Even the video featuring the Andrew Winch Designs scheme for a Boeing 787 on the Lufthansa Technik (LHT) booth here (No. 1240) took four months to complete. LHT has a widebody slot open in September, but it is already the subject of negotiations and may be taken soon.

May 22, 2007 - 9:35pm

Boeing Business Jets president Steven Hill couldn’t help upstaging himself in a press conference yesterday, initially ignoring the announced subject of large aircraft executive/VIP cabin concepts in favor of an announcement that last night the company had inked deals for a new Boeing Business Jet and yet another VIP version of the 787 Dreamliner.

May 21, 2007 - 6:31pm

Show exhibitors here at EBACE 2007 are expecting to break last year’s attendance records. Speaking at the EBACE press lunch on Monday, EBAA chief executive Brian Humphries hinted at  10,000-plus visitors, which would surpass last year’s total of 9,743 registered attendees.

May 21, 2007 - 6:16pm

Boeing Business Jets yesterday announced seven new orders since January–for six BBJs and one executive/VIP version of the 787-9 Dreamliner–valued at $478 million at current list prices.

“We continue to see incredible demand,” said BBJ president Steven Hill, adding that Boeing is poised for another “phenomenal year.”

May 10, 2007 - 6:07am
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Business aviation is not new to Stork Aerospace (Booth No. 652). The Dutch aerostructures specialist is long established in this market segment, having made significant contributions to business jets such as the Gulfstream IV and V (for which it designed and built the tail sections), the Cessna Citation Sovereign and various Dassault Falcon jets.

May 9, 2007 - 6:19am

Jet Aviation is here at EBACE’07 (Booth No. 776) with recent news of its launching a $35 million investment program at its Basel facility to add ramp space and a hangar large enough to accommodate an Airbus A380 and a Boeing B747 simultaneously.

May 4, 2007 - 12:02pm

Jet Aviation is here at EBACE’07 (Booth No. 776) with recent news of its launching a $35 million investment program at its Basel facility to add ramp space and a hangar large enough to accommodate an Airbus A380 and a Boeing B747 simultaneously.

April 4, 2007 - 12:30pm

According to the NTSB’s factual report of the March 16 ground collision at the Signature Flight Support ramp at Newark Liberty International Airport, a Boeing Business Jet started to taxi without ground assistance and then hit a GIV preparing to taxi with ground assistance. The Safety Board reported that, “according to an FAA inspector, ground personnel were in place to assist the Gulfstream for its taxi out of the ramp area.

April 3, 2007 - 11:37am

Lufthansa Technik introduced a new premium service at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in May. With the just-launched Platinet Global Support Network, the German MRO and VIP jet services provider is joining selected partners in offering support for large VIP, government and business jets.

April 3, 2007 - 8:24am

Russian charter firm Jet2000 reached an agreement with Kaskol, Sokol and Myasischev, which jointly developed the M-101T Sokol (formerly Gzhel), to conduct trials of the new turboprop single on air-taxi services from Moscow Vnukovo Airport.
This makes Jet2000 the first commercial user of the business turboprop, which received Russian certification more than a year ago but has so far failed to win any firm orders.

 
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