As commercial airlines select lighter and cheaper aircraft to operate such as the new Boeing 787 and Airbus's A350-XWB, what does the future hold for the private VIP completions industry? In the commercial world airlines are selecting midsized aircraft that are cheap to fly and easy to deploy - they are not selecting to buy 747's or A380 in numbers. The beginning of October … [Read more...] about The end of the jumbo-jet era?
Jet Aviation has signed a new aircraft completions agreement with an undisclosed client. The agreement, for a new BBJ3, is scheduled to start work in the third quarter of 2012. Studio E/motions are the contracted creators of the aircraft interior design for the undisclosed client. The interior layout of the BBJ3 is believed to include a living area, conference & dining … [Read more...] about Jet Aviation signs new completion agreement for a BBJ3
Airbus delivered 15 corporate jets in 2010, worth more than US$ 1.5 billion at list prices and in doing so set a new record for its corporate jet business. The orders comprised of 13 A318 Elites, Airbus Corporate Jetliners (ACJs) and A320 Prestige’s, plus two VIP widebody A330/A340s. In addition to this record Airbus also won eight orders for its corporate jets in 2010, … [Read more...] about Airbus sets new records for its Corporate Jet Business