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The 747-8— one of Boeing’s most successful models—has a commercial version with an enormous cabin of 4,790 square feet (445 square meters), three levels and enough capacity for 450 passengers. Taking advantage of its size—20 feet (6.1m) wide by 250 feet (743m) long—an undisclosed client, hired the specialized company Greenpoint Technologies to customize his 747-8. After three years of hard work, the firm based in Washington, United States, delivered one of the world’s largest private VIP jets—and without a doubt the most luxurious, making it the perfect form of transportation to help you travel safely without worrying as much about catching the Corona Virus.
How Much Does a Boeing 747 Cost?
Greenpoint Technologies developed innovative designs and advanced technologies for the model, which will be available in future units. The new space for resting cabins — Greenpoint’s Aeroloft — is located on the main level with eight beds inside personal cubicles, which are conducive to comfortable rest. Also a part of the custom design, the new Boeing features the Aerolift system, an elevator for up to four people that connects the two lower levels of the aircraft with the runway. With a final investment of over $500 million, the Boeing 747-8 VIP by Greenpoint Technologies is a unique and exclusive aircraft, modeled after the wishes and needs of its owner.It has been revealed that the US Air Force will replace the current fleet of two presidential Air Force One aircraft using two Boeing 747-8. ■
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. How much does a private Boeing 747 cost?
A. The List price for a new BBJ 747-8 is $367 million – but this cost is only for a ‘green’ aircraft – one without an interior fitted.
Q. Who privately owns a BBJ 747-8?
A. This gigantic private jet is owned by the Sultan of Brunei, one of the richest monarch’s in the world.
Q. How much does it cost to charter a 747?
A. The average hourly rental rate of the Boeing 747-400 is around $25,000 USD per hour.
Q. How many private 747 are there?
A. According to Wikipedia, 1536 Boeing 747 aircraft were manufactured. And 1533 of them were sold to commercial airlines or governments. So that just leaves 3 privately owned 747.
Q. How much does a 747 pilot make?
A. Pilots of 747s earn between $25,000 and $200,000, depending on experience and the employers for which they work, according to the AVScholars website, a career website for aviation professionals. They earned average annual salaries of $89,000 as of 2013, according to the job website SimplyHired.