Jet Aviation and Boeing Business Jets announce arrival of BBJ 777-300ER for completion in Basel

November 1, 2016

Jet Aviation's Completions Center in Basel has taken delivery of the first of two BBJ 777-300ERs ready for interior completion, commissioned by Boeing on behalf of a government client based in Asia. The aircraft arrived mid-October and was accepted by the Completions Center following an incoming inspection.

This is the first BBJ 777 VVIP completion for Jet Aviation and the first of two aircraft for this Boeing Business Jets customer. The BBJ 777-300ER has a cabin size of 3,641 square feet (338 square meters) and a range capability of 9,220 nautical miles (17,075 kilometers).

“We know Jet Aviation’s commitment to quality matches our own,” says David Longridge, president Boeing Business Jets. “They have a demonstrated capability to fit exceptional wide-body interiors that combine beautiful design and craftsmanship with cutting edge engineering and technology. We are confident that the customer will be very satisfied with the work done. Boeing wide-body VVIP products are experiencing a lot of interest, and the BBJ 777-300ER is proving especially popular due to its capacity for unmatched comfort and range on long-haul flights.”

Senior Vice President and General Manager of Jet Aviation’s Completions Center in Basel Neil Boyle says, “We have a long history of working together with Boeing Business Jets and are delighted to partner with them on our first BBJ 777-300ER interior completions. Having completed VIP cabin interiors on more than 200 aircraft since opening the Completions Center in 1977, we offer a full scope of in-house capabilities and uncompromising standards, and we look forward to delivering an exceptional aircraft to the Boeing customer.”