Gulfstream has confirmed that Qatar Executive is
the launch customer for its flagship G700 aircraft.
Qatar Executive has ordered 10 G700 aircraft.
The executive charter service is the world’s largest
commercial operator of the G650ER and the first commercial charter
operator of the G500.
Eleven Gulfstream aircraft are currently in
service with Qatar Executive, including six G650ERs and five
“We are excited to be the launch customer of the
G700, the largest business jet in the industry, and are looking
forward to the aircraft joining our fleet,” said Akbar Al
Baker, Group CEO of Qatar Airways. “Qatar Executive’s customers
have extremely high standards, and this aircraft will help us meet
their requirements by delivering unrivalled performance that
complements our excellence in customer service.”
Powered by two Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 engines,
the G700 can fly 7,500 nautical miles/13,890 kilometers at Mach
0.85 or 6,400 nm/11,853 km at Mach 0.90.
The G700 cabin offers an
extra-large galley with lounge or crew compartment, up to
five living areas and a large, bespoke master bedroom with en
suite master bathroom.
“Qatar Executive demonstrated their confidence
in Gulfstream when they committed as international launch customer
for the G500, which is in service with them now alongside the
G650ER,” said Mark Burns, President, Gulfstream. “We are grateful
they have chosen to continue growing their Gulfstream fleet with
our new flagship G700 and look forward to their customers
traveling in the utmost comfort on the largest business jet in the