Posted on: 14 December 2018 by Alexander Preston
Boeing Business Jets has unveiled plans to launch the BBJ 777X, which can fly more than half way around the world without stopping.
Customers can choose between two models: the BBJ 777-8 and BBJ 777-9. The BBJ 777-8 offers the longest range of 11,645 nautical miles (21,570 km) and a spacious 3,256 square foot cabin.
The BBJ 777-9 provides an even larger cabin measuring 3,689 square foot, while still offering ultra-long range of 11,000 nautical miles (20,370 km). According to Boeing, this model opens up almost unlimited interior design options to ensure ultimate comfort for long distance travel.
To demonstrate the versatility of the airplane’s spacious cabin, BBJ unveiled interior concepts from three leading design firms: Greenpoint Technologies, Jet Aviation, and Unique Aircraft Design (pictured). Each concept shows how the BBJ 777X can be transformed to suit the tastes of any VIP customer.
The strength of the BBJ fleet of airplanes was highlighted at the air show as Boeing announced it recently booked another order for its BBJ MAX family. The order from an unidentified customer brings total orders for the BBJ MAX to 21.
Based on Boeing’s best-selling 737 MAX airplane, the BBJ MAX offers more than three times the cabin space as most of its competitors, a lower cabin altitude, and the ability to fly 7,000 nautical miles (12,964 km).