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The third Boeing business jet BBJ 747-8 began to fly

As it became known BizavNews, company Lufthansa Technik October 9 gave the customer a new business jet BBJ 747-8. The aircraft, tail number A6-PFA «El Emarat» flew from Hamburg to Abu Dhabi, which will be based and operated by Abu Dhabi Presidential Flight. Work on the customization took almost two and a half years. A6-PFA was the third Jumbo VIP Intercontinental in the world.

The first aircraft was put into operation in January 2015. The owner of a luxury liner was the Emir of Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani (Emir Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Muhammed Al Thani), a ship operated by Qatar Amiri Flight. Then installation of the interior engaged Greenpoint Technologies, which is the center of a complete set of Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) since 1988. This is where your new interior get a lot of business jets family BBJ, including four Boeing 747-8VIP.
The second flight in July 2015. The airline also received a Qatar Amiri Flight (A7-HJA). Customization aircraft for 18 months, the company was engaged in AMAC (Basel).
The aircraft can carry up to 100 passengers, and its flight range of 8,840 nautical miles (16,372 km). Boeing 747-8 provides a significant reduction in fuel consumption and emissions, and creates 30% less noise compared to its predecessor, the 747-400. Boeing 747-8 is the fastest civilian aircraft in its class with a standard speed of 0.86 M.
As of October 2015, Boeing will deliver nine planes 747-8 Intercontinental VIP-modification (all customers from the Middle East: Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight, Oman Royal Flight, Kuwait Government, Qatar Amiri Flight and the Saudi Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz). However, the two sides refused to owners or frozen customization.
In the fourth quarter of 2015 it is planned to transfer two or three aircraft. On the set of business jets customization finishes in specialized centers companies Lufthansa Technik (Hamburg), Jet Aviation (Basel), AMAC (Basel) and Greenpoint Technologies (Dallas).
Abu Dhabi Presidential Flight (UAE Presidential Flight), sufficient to satisfy all the requests for flights of top officials of the UAE. Use the services of the carrier can only be a maximum of 50 persons. The company currently operates a Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200ER, Boeing BBJ 787-8, Boeing 747-400M (three aircraft), Boeing 737-800BBJ, Airbus A320-200 and Avro RJ100.

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