Boeing Launches Long-Range 777x Bizjet

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Boeing introduced its newest business jet this week at the Middle East Business Aviation Association Show, in Dubai, noting that it can fly between any two points on Earth nonstop, and announced a new order for the airplane. The BBJ 777X, a new Boeing Business Jet model, can fly farther than any business jet ever built, says Boeing. "Our most exclusive customers want to travel with the best space and comfort and fly directly to their destination,” said Greg Laxton, head of Boeing Business Jets, at the show. "The new BBJ 777X will be able to do this like no other airplane before it, redefining ultra-long-range VIP travel.”

The BBJ 777-8 can fly up to 11,645 NM and its cabin covers 3,256 square feet, says Boeing. The BBJ 777-9 provides an even larger cabin, measuring 3,689 square feet, with a maximum range of 11,000 NM. BBJ also unveiled interior concepts for the spacious cabin from three design firms: Greenpoint Technologies, Jet Aviation and Unique Aircraft Design.

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Comments (4)

You don't mention the price. I'm wondering if it's within my budget.

Posted by: jvo fnr | December 10, 2018 5:46 PM    Report this comment

If you have to ask, you can't afford it.

In any case, the interior completions often cost as much as the original airframe did in the first place.

Posted by: David Bunin | December 11, 2018 10:24 AM    Report this comment

It's no small coincidence that Boeing chose the middle eastern air show to showcase this idea. "Our most exclusive customers" (also known as middle eastern oil sheiks). Talk about conspicuous consumption!

Posted by: John McNamee | December 11, 2018 11:40 AM    Report this comment

I wonder if Boeing is going to let the middle east oil "rock stars" know about MCAS or any other behind-the-scenes computer aided flight safety enhancement? Boeing certainly does not want 3,689 square feet,of aviation opulence get inadvertently turned upside down, soiling the headliner and maybe the underwear of it's owners.

Posted by: Jim Holdeman | December 11, 2018 12:04 PM    Report this comment

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