AMAC Aerospace has delivered the first BBJ 777-200LR (long range) ever to be completed for a private customer in the Middle East. The aircraft was brought to AMAC by Aviation Link, Saudi Arabia, who took delivery of the completed aircraft from AMAC’s facility in Basel, Switzerland following the conclusion of 19 months’ completion work involving more than a combined 500’000 man-hours. This unique aircraft features an interior cabin weight of 29’000kg, a total surface area of 265m²;, interior spaces including Private Hallway, Master Bedroom, Master Lavatory, Private Lounges, Majlis, Cabanas, Guest Areas, Staff Areas and various Galleys throughout the cabin. Technical highlights achieved in the completion project include In-flight Entertainment (IFE), Audio/Video on Demand (AVOD), Monitors up to 64”, Blu-ray Players, Live TV, Star Lighting, RGB Mood Lighting, External Camera Systems (Fwd, Aft, Left, Right, Tail & Zoom functionality), Humidification System, SATCOM Telephone system, Mobile Phone usage via VoIP, Wi-Fi throughout the cabin – to name just a few special features.
“The Principle set very high standards for this elegant interior,” said Bernd Schramm, AMAC Group Chief Operating Officer. “We are extremely pleased we were able to meet the demanding and challenging requirements of the principle.” Mr. Schramm emphasized that AMAC’s strong relationship and regular open communications with Boeing were key in facilitating the successful completion. “AMAC takes great pride in having re-delivered our first widebody completion project on time, within budget and to the highest satisfaction of our client”, he said.