Qatar Executive is pleased to announce that it is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet, which embarked on its inaugural flight on Monday 14 January.
The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group received two brand-new Gulfstream G500 executive jets last month, both of which received Operations Specification approval from Qatar Civil Aviation Authority, entitling them to commercially operate.
The G500 jets are one of the fastest and most advanced aircraft types in the Qatar Executive fleet. The state-of-the-art jet sets a new industry benchmark by offering one of the quietest cabins, as well as having the best cabin altitude pressure, allowing for unparalleled passenger comfort.
The G500 is powered by the next generation Pratt & Whitney Canada PW800 engines, optimised for high-altitude, fast and long-range jets. In addition to being one of the most efficient jets in the industry, the aircraft’s remarkable range makes it capable of travelling non-stop from Istanbul to Cape Town; Los Angeles to London; and San Francisco to Tokyo.
The brand-new executive jet was first unveiled by Qatar Executive on the opening day of Farnborough International Airshow 2018.