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Hongkong Real Estate Tycoon buys Boeing 787 Dreamliner VIP Biz Jet
With the order for a 787-8 VIP aircraft, the number of Boeing commercial aircraft delivered this year has risen to eight. Early this week, Boeing Commercial Jet launched seven new orders, among them six BMJs and one 787 VIP. This new order brought the number of VIP aircraft ordered directly from Boeing to seven 787.
GENEVA, May 22, 2007 -- Boeing[NYSE: BA] announced today that it has been awarded an order for a 787 VIP aircraft by Hong Kong property magnate Joseph Lau. With the order for a 787-8 VIP aircraft, the number of Boeing commercial aircraft delivered this year has risen to eight.
Early this week, Boeing Commercial Aircraft reported that it had received seven new orders, six of which were a BBJ and one a 787 VIP. This new order brings the number of VIP aircraft ordered directly from Boeing to seven 787. "787 VIP is an exceptionally appealing aircraft for affluent and prosperous businessmen, especially in Asia, where long distance transactions are made.
Boeing 787 has everything - long-range capabilities, progressive technologies and a roomy, convenient cab - features that are needed to run businesses around the world," said Boeing President Steven Hill. "We' re privileged to have Mr. Lau's trust in Boeing Jet and his connection to Boeing Busines Jets."
The Boeing Business Jets offer a large selection of ultra-large cabins and long-haul aircraft perfect for the personal jets sector. Specifically, the BBJ, BBJ 2 and BBJ 3, high-performance derivates of the commercial Next-Generation 737 aircraft as well as Boeing 787 s, 747-8s, 777s and 767s are all part of the BBJ series.
The VIP aircraft sector comprises almost 300 Boeing aircraft. Further information about Boeing Business Jets can be found at www.boeing.com/commercial/bbj/index.html.