Airbus have released details via a press release of their maiden flight for the new Corporate Jet variant of the Airbus ACJ320neo. Officially beginning its flight test program the corporate jet took off from Hamburg with flight crew: Captain Francis Chapman, First Officer Guillaume Kreis, Test Flight Engineer Cédric Favrichon, Flight Test Engineer James Fawcett. Based on … [Read more...] about ACJ320neo takes to the skies
With deliveries of the ACJ320neo to begin in the coming months, Airbus Corporate Jets are looking to capture a significant slice of the narrow-body completions market. To firm this intent Airbus Corporate Jets have a taken a fully completed ACJ319 to the NBAA 2018 conference in a bid to market and drum this business. The aircraft in question is the ACJ319 operated for VVIP … [Read more...] about NBAA 2018: Airbus ACJneo on show
At NBAA 2018, Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) announced that the company has delivered the first customer BBJ Max. The BBJ Max 8 has been delivered to Comlux Completions center in Indianapolis, for interior-completion and delivery to its awaiting owner. Head of Boeing Business Jets, Greg Laxton:“We are excited to begin delivering a longer-range and more capable version of the … [Read more...] about Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) delivers first BBJ Max to a customer
According to reports, Qatar has gifted a very large business jet to Turkey. Worth an estimated $500 million, the Boeing 747-8 business jet had previously been listed for sale by Qatar. Turkey was reportedly looking at buying the aircraft, however when Qatar's ruler found out he donated it to Turkey's President for free according to Bloomberg. The 'gift' is part of … [Read more...] about Royal Boeing Business Jet Gifted to Turkey
Several sources are reporting that the Qatari Government had directed AMAC Aerospace to sell its Boeing 747-8 aircraft which as of writing is reported sold by AMAC. The aircraft manufactured in 2012 for the Qatar government’s Amiri Flight, entered service in 2015 following completion by AMAC Aerospace, Basel. The aircraft powered by General Electric GEnx-2B engines, had … [Read more...] about Qatari Government Boeing 747-8 VVIP sold?