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Empire adds large size to charter capability
The BBJ is configured for 18 passengers and will operate with four crew. The addition brings a new dimension of scale and significance to Empire’s managed charter fleet and should attract interest from across the globe.
The BBJ can accommodate 18 passengers for up to 12 hours non-stop.
Read this story in our August 2023 printed issue.

Empire Aviation Group of Dubai has taken on a Boeing Business Jet under management for commercial charter services.

The 18 passenger BBJ will operate with four crew and can fly up to 12 hours non-stop over distances of up to 6,200 nm. The passenger cabin features a custom interior divided into a boardroom, lounge, VIP ensuite bedroom, business office and two restrooms, one with a shower. There is an inflight entertainment system with 5.1 surround sound custom speaker installation, a fully equipped galley, LED lighting and three cabin humidifiers, satcom and internet access, an onboard server with a second broadband system, and a multifunction office services station.

Managing director Paras Dhamecha says: “The addition of a BBJ adds a new dimension to our managed charter fleet with the aircraft’s unique scale and significance, and we are very confident it will attract a lot of interest from business, government and leisure charter customers across the globe.”

Over the last 15 years, Empire Aviation has managed aircraft based across the Middle East, Asia and Africa, including business jets from most of the leading aircraft manufacturers, as well as helicopters, seaplanes and air ambulances.

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