Jet Aviation Basel of Switzerland have been awarded the interior completion of a BBJ VIP for a client in the Middle East.
The aircraft is scheduled for delivery to the company in the first quarter of 2016; and marks jet Aviation’s 27th Boeing completion contract.
The aircraft is intended for both private and commercial operation, seating up to 45 passengers privately and 19 on commercial flights. Jet Aviation Basel intends to gain European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for the aircraft.
Engineering, interior component production, cabin installation, flight tests and certification will take place in Basel
Designed by Jet Aviation Basel’s Design Studio, the interior of the BBJ 3 will feature a forward galley and crew area, majlis (seating area), a master bedroom with a customized master bathroom and shower, a cinema lounge and a dining area for six.
It will also feature a business-class section, an economy-class seating area and an aft galley. The aircraft will be equipped with the latest generation of satellite communications and connectivity, including an iridium satellite communication system and satellite TV.
“The design of this stunning aircraft interior is perfectly suited to the client,” said Neil Boyle, vice president and general manager of the Jet Aviation Basel Completions Center.