Empire Aviation Group adds first Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) to its charter fleet

posted on 12th June 2023 by Eddie Saunders
Empire Aviation Group adds first Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) to its charter fleet

Empire Aviation Group, a leading provider of integrated private aviation solutions with aircraft management, sales, charter and CAMO services, has announced the registration of a Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) under management for commercial charter services.

The Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) is an ultra-large-cabin, long-range aircraft that can accommodate 18 passengers for various types of operations, such as business, private charter, corporate and head-of-state missions.

The BBJ is based on the Boeing 737-700 commercial airliner and can fly up to 12 hours non-stop and cover distances of up to 6,200 nautical miles at speeds of up to 541mph, depending on the number of passengers.

The spacious passenger cabin (79 feet long, 7 feet high, and almost 12 feet wide) features a custom interior design by the renowned Paris-based designer Alberto Pinto. It is divided into four main areas – a boardroom, lounge, VIP ensuite bedroom, business office and two restrooms, one with a with shower.

The BBJ managed by Empire Aviation, is configured for 18 passengers and will operate with four crew members.

The aircraft offers a range of amenities for passenger comfort and convenience, such as an inflight entertainment system with 5.1 surround sound custom speaker installation, a fully equipped galley, LED lighting and three cabin humidifiers, Satcom and internet access, an onboard server and a second broadband system, a multifunction office services station.

Paras P. Dhamecha, Founder and Managing Director of Empire Aviation Group, commented: “The addition of a Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) adds a new dimension to our managed charter fleet with the aircraft’s unique scale and significance and we are very confident the BBJ will attract a lot of interest from the business, Governmental and leisure charter customers from across the globe.”