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The Boeing Business Jet series are variants of Boeing jet airliners for the corporate jet market. The Boeing Business Jet is a 50/50 partnership between Boeing Commercial Airplanes and GE Aviation .

The BBJ designation denotes the business jets based upon the 737 series airliners. These aircraft usually seat between 25 and 50 passengers within a luxurious configuration. This may include a master bedroom, a washroom with showers, a conference/dining area, and a living area. Boeing Business Jets also has corporate jet configurations based on the 777 , 787 and the 747-8 Intercontinental , which are known as 777 VIP , 787 VIP , and 747-8 VIP , respectively.

The Boeing BBJ is primarily a 737 commercial airframe with modifications to provide for private jet service. The BBJ1 is based on a 737-700 airframe, with elements from the 737-800. The BBJ2 and BBJ3 are based on the 737-800 and 737-900ER series, respectively.

A business jet , private jet , or bizjet , or simply B.J. , [1] is a jet aircraft designed for transporting small groups of people. [2] Business jets may be adapted for other roles, such as the evacuation of casualties or express parcel deliveries, and some are used by public bodies, government officials or the armed forces .

The Lockheed JetStar , seating ten passengers and two crew, first flew on 4 September 1957. 204 aircraft were produced from 1957 to 1978, powered by four 3,300 pounds-force (15 kN) Pratt & Whitney JT12 turbojets , then Garrett TFE731 turbofans for a 44,500 pounds (20.2 t) MTOW , then two General Electric CF700 turbofans.

The smaller, 17,760 pounds (8.06 t) MTOW North American Sabreliner first flew on 16 September 1958. Powered by two Pratt & Whitney JT12 turbojet engines then Garrett TFE731 , more than 800 were produced from 1959 to 1982.

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Private carrier Jet Airways, which has completed 25 years, is set to revamp operations by entirely doing away with the first class and upgrading its business class seats on international flights.

As part of its plan, the airline will do away with the first class seats it offers in the 10 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Presently, each of the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft has a configuration of eight first class, 30 premiere (business class) and 308 economy seats. Jet Airways will upgrade the business class seats under a total revamp, enhancing the seating capacity to 400.


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