Boeing delivers Aeroloft installed on a BBJ 747-8
WICHITA, Kan., 30 Aug. 2012. Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the first Aeroloft cabin addition installed on a Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) 747-8.
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Two additional BBJ 747-8s with Greenpoint's Aeroloft are scheduled to deliver in 2012.
After a small ceremony in Wichita with the airplane's undisclosed customer, the BBJ 747-8 was flown by Capt. Taylor and BBJ chief pilot, Capt. Rene Gonzales, to Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg, Germany for completion of its VIP interior. The aircraft is scheduled to enter service in 2014.
To date, nine BBJ 747-8s have been sold to Head-of-State customers.