Boeing delivers BBJ to Nanshan Jet
Nanshan Jet of China takes delivery of its first Boeing Business Jet
Boeing Business Jets has announced
the delivery of a BBJ to Nanshan Jet of Yantai,
Representatives of Nanshan
Jet took delivery of the airplane at the Boeing Delivery Centre in Seattle. This is the
first BBJ for Nanshan Jet and one of the first aircraft the company will
operate on its own.
“Previously our jets
were operated by Air China.
We’re thrilled to begin this new adventure with Boeing as our partner,”
said Bin Yu, president of Nanshan Jet.
The BBJ is Nanshan
Jet’s largest aircraft and they currently have seven aircraft in their fleet.
“Flying farther, with
lower cabin altitude and with nearly three times the interior space of the
largest traditional business jets, Nanshan Jet is going to love their
BBJ,” said Captain Stephen Taylor, BBJ president.
Nanshan Jet has selected
Lufthansa Technik’s US Subsidiary, BizJet International, to complete its BBJ
interior in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It will be configured to carry 28
Three of four BBJ orders and
three of seven deliveries this year were to customers in China. Boeing expects 2012 to be
equally as strong for BBJ in the region.
Photograph: Nanshan Jet pilot Captain Yong Qi
(left) and Weizhong Wang, manager of technical service, checking out the
cockpit of their new Boeing Business Jet.