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.”