The Airbus A318 Elite business jet was launched as a shorter range, lower cost option to the successful A319 ACJ. The $45 million A318 is capable of a 4,000 nautical-mile range and .78 Mach cruise speed. The ultra long range business jet also boasts a large cabin with room for pull-out-sleepers and sofas.
Airbus began as a commercial airliner manufacturer, but after years of experience and success, branched into the corporate ultra-long-range private jet sector with the Airbus A319 Corporate Jetliner (A319CJ). It is a part of the A320 jet family, whose four members collectively have been used by more than twenty airlines, including Frontier Airlines and Air France. The A319CJ is smaller and lighter than the commercial airliner version, giving owners global range capabilities.
Boeing Business Jet
The Boeing Business Jet is a member of the venerated 737 family. The 737s collectively have over 60 million hours of flight time and are still in high demand in the commercial aviation market. The BBJ sold more than one hundred planes in just four years of production, and orders continue to come in. No other private jet offers as much cabin space or reliability. After all, the BBJ is a descendant of commercial aircraft, designed to last decades.
Boeing Business Jet 2
The Boeing Business Jet is the product of a Boeing and General Electric joint venture to create a high performing aircraft. The first BBJ surprised customers and manufacturers by selling more than ever expected. Introduced in 2001, the ultra-long range BBJ2 has 25 percent more interior space and two times baggage space. Also, named the next generation 737-800, the Boeing Business Jet 2 is 19.2 feet longer than the successful 737.
Boeing Business Jet 3
The Boeing Business Jet is the product of a Boeing and General Electric joint venture to create a high performing aircraft. The first BBJ surprised customers and manufacturers by selling more than ever expected. Introduced in 2006, the ultra-long range BBJ3 is the largest in the family of Business Jets. It is based on the 737-900ER (Extended Range) airliner.
Embraer Lineage 1000
Embraer, once one of the largest commercial and military aircraft companies in the world, brings 37 years of manufacturing excellence to the aviation industry. In May of 2006, Embraer entered the private jet market when they introduced the Lineage 1000, an ultra-large executive jet based on the Embraer 190 regional jet airliner. It surpasses equivalent aircraft in range, cabin size, baggage space, and the ability to indulge.