22 May, 2023

Boeing Business Jets booming...as orders for four aircraft announced

VIP customers order up to four Boeing Business Jets


New deals include BBJ 737 MAX, BBJ 787 Dreamliner and BBJ 777X  

Boeing has confirmed its business jets operation has received orders for up to four premium, ultra-long-range jets. The company shared the news at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Switzerland, to beat rival Airbus to the biggest value order. 

The company has yet to disclose the VIP customers that are buying two BBJ 787-8s, one BBJ 737-7 jet and an option to purchase a BBJ 777-9. 

"With the right combination of comfort, performance and best-in-class operating economics, the BBJ family offers VIP customers all the features they are looking for in a business jet," said Joe Benson, BBJ president. "Designed on the platforms of Boeing's best-selling commercial airframes, customers recognize the value in operating the most reliable and capable jets in world."

BBJ 737-7: As the longest-range, non-widebody business jet in its class, the BBJ 737 MAX can fly 6,600 nautical miles (12,200 km) nonstop to connect global hubs such as Geneva and Singapore. With enhanced efficiency, the BBJ 737-7 reduces emissions and fuel use while lowering operating costs.


BBJ 787-8: With its visionary composite airframe, the BBJ 787 Dreamliner delivers fuel savings with a range up to 9,945 nautical miles (18,420 km). Along with improved environmental performance, the Dreamliner's lower cabin altitude, increased cabin air humidity and advanced smooth ride technology to counter the effects of turbulence, work together to significantly enhance passenger comfort.


BBJ 777-9: The BBJ 777X is the first business jet capable of connecting any two cities in the world nonstop, flying up to 11,025 nautical miles (20,418 km). Engineering design improvements and innovative new technologies, including a new carbon-fiber composite wing and all-new engines, improve environmental performance. Like the BBJ 787 Dreamliner, the BBJ 777X offers leading-edge cabin comfort technologies.

Boeing Business Jets has sold around 260 jets since its founding in 1996 and aims to offer the best of commercial aviation in the realm of personal air travel. With a wide range of high-performance aircraft, the jets can be uniquely customized for private, business or governmental use.