Gulfstream 2013 delivery numbers up 35% on 2012
Gulfstream delivered 144 aircraft during 2013, reflecting an increase of 50 aircraft from 2012’s total.
Gulfstream delivered 144 completed business jets to customers over the course of 2013, up 35 per cent on 2012’s total of 94 aircraft.
Overall, 2013 customer deliveries were split 121/23 in favor of large cabin aircraft, while ‘green’ deliveries were split 110/29, again in favor of large cabin aircraft.
Although Gulfstream doesn’t split delivery advice further than large cabin and mid-size cabin aircraft, Corporate Jet Investor’s Gulfstream G650 delivery tracker recorded a total of 42 G650 deliveries in 2013, up from six in 2012.
As well as increasing deliveries of outfitted aircraft, Gulfstream also registered an increase in ‘green’ aircraft delivered into completion.
For 2014 Gulfstream are planning to deliver 118 large cabin, and 40 midsize cabin aircraft.
Gulfstream says its next G650 slots are 45 months away. Buyers of G450 and G550 aircraft will need to wait been one year and 15 months and the next G280 slot is around nine months to a year.