Gulfstream G700 makes Asia debut in Vietnam
Gulfstream Aerospace has revealed its G700 is making its Asia-Pacific debut in Vietnam as the first stop in Asia on the aircraft’s world tour.
The G700 joins the Gulfstream G600 and Gulfstream G650ER at an event at Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh Province, hosted by Sun Air LLC, the Hanoi-based business aviation service company and Gulfstream’s authorised international sales representative in Vietnam.
En route to Vietnam the G700 set a new city-pair speed record. It travelled from Istanbul to Van Don airport, 4,573 nautical miles (8,469kms) in nine hours and two minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.90.
“We are honoured to bring the G700 and G600 to Van Don airport and join with our international sales representative Sun Air and their G650ER to showcase the industry leading performance and technology Gulfstream offers,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “Vietnam and Southeast Asia are strong developing markets for Gulfstream.
“As we see continued demand and fleet growth in the region, we are also bolstering resources to support customers there, including field service coverage from Gulfstream Customer Support and the Gulfstream FAST Field and Airborne Support Teams.”
Gulfstream Customer Support has improved services in Vietnam with its Southeast-Asia based field service representative and Gulfstream FAST dedicated to the country as needed by customers in the area.