Gulfstream Recognized for Sustainability Leadership by NBAA
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Awards Gulfstream Inaugural Sustainable Flight Department Accreditation
This program was launched in 2022 by NBAA to recognize “business aviation entities meeting exceptional environmental sustainability standards.”
Gulfstream’s long-term culture of innovation drives sustainable products and practices through cutting-edge aircraft technology, responsible operations and investments in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Last month, Gulfstream was the industry’s first business aircraft original equipment manufacturer to fly on 100% SAF. In addition, Gulfstream facilities include more than 2.2 million square feet of green buildings both in the U.S. and the U.K. Thanks to Gulfstream’s increased focus on sustainable operations, the company has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 18% since 2014 while expanding facilities by 30%.
“WE APPRECIATE THE PARTNERSHIP WITH NBAA TO RECOGNIZE OUR SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS. THESE ACCREDITATION ENCOMPASS OUR HOLISTIC COMMITMENT TO LEADING OUR INDUSTRY TOWARD ITS GOALS FOR CARBON NEUTRALITY, AND WE ARE PROUD TO BE THE FIRST ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER TO BE IDENTIFIED FOR THESE EFFORTS ACROSS ALL FOUR CATEGORIES — FLIGHT, GROUND SUPPORT, OPERATIONS AND INFRASTRUCTURE.” – MARK BURNS, PRESIDENT, GULFSTREAM.
Inspired by the belief that aviation could fuel business growth, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. invented the first purpose-built business aircraft, the Gulfstream I, which first flew in 1958.
Today, more than 3,000 aircraft are in service around the world. Together with parent company General Dynamics, Gulfstream consistently invests in the future, dedicating resources to researching and developing innovative new aircraft, technologies and services. With a fleet that includes the super-midsize Gulfstream G280, the high-performing Gulfstream G650 and Gulfstream G650ER, and a next-generation family of aircraft including the all-new Gulfstream G400, the award-winning Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600, the flagship Gulfstream G700 and the ultralong-range Gulfstream G800, Gulfstream offers an aircraft for every mission.
Quality and craftsmanship
From the moment you board the Gulfstream G550, the cabin enchants. Everywhere you look, everything you touch, you find craftsmanship and attention to detail. The gleam of the finishes on the ledges and tables. The sparkle of goblets and flatware. The high-definition quality of the video equipment. Each element of the Gulfstream interior is exquisitely designed for one purpose – to charm.
Long range jet travel should be comfortable and Gulfstream definitely knows how to achieve the ultimate level of comfort. That feeling begins with four living areas surrounded by the unique Gulfstream experience – a soothing, refreshing combination of 100 percent filtered fresh air, low cabin altitude, radiant light from the signature oval windows and a serenely quite cabin.
The aircraft can sleep up to eight passengers or, for the ultimate in personal comfort, design flexibility offers the choice of creating a private stateroom.
Capable of changing hemispheres easily with its nonstop range, the G550 journeys in and out of remote destinations masterfully. Whenever, wherever opportunity calls, you’ll be there. And you can fly your team with you.
Moreover, the G550 is a fully connected corporate suite powered by the momentum of high Mach speed. Outfitted with the latest communications equipment, the G550 keeps you in control, even at 51,000 feet. You will never miss a call or a meeting.
Brilliant, swift and sure – a triple combination the G550 introduced to business aviation through state-of-the-art technology. The PlaneView flight deck streamlines and organizes data for pilots and presents it in crisp displays that reduce pilot workload and improve situational awareness.
The Enhanced Vision System and optional Synthetic Vision-Primary Flight Display further revolutionize flying by using infrared light and 3-D graphics of terrain to greatly define approach and landing areas.
Luxury meets Luxury – this was the essence of the party organized by Idea Events, Private Luxury Group’ events division, on the 12th of December. In the glamorous decor of the historical villa Oromolu – Qreator by IQOS, the guests were welcomed by renowned travel & lifestyle brands, such as Gulfstream, Tudor. Personal Tailor, Simona Semen of Private Luxury Travel and had the chance to spend a quality evening, sprinkled with Luc Belaire’s sparkling wine.
The event also marked the launch of the new edition of the travel & lifestyle magazine Rhapsody – The Luxury Standard. This number celebrates innovation in luxury and brings forward brands and destinations that put excellence in the core of their business.
Gulfstream, one of the main luxury aircraft producer in the world, is such an example, whose presence was enjoyed at the event. The model of the latest G650 aircraft and the exclusive images from the inside of the aircraft introduced the guests into the atmosphere of a luxury trip. The new aircraft sets a high standard in the business travel industry and achieves notable performance in terms of engineering, functionality, precision and comfort.
The picture of a perfect trip was completed by Private Luxury Travel, which offers concierge services, through its VIP Travel Club – Rhapsody. The cards grant access to VIP lounges in the airport and other exclusive venues in the world, facilitate flight and boarding procedures and provide a complete meet & assist package throughout a trip.
The guests were also delighted with two fashion presentations, first of them bearing the signature of the Romanian designer Simona Semen and the second one, signed by Tudor. Personal Tailor. In discreet shades of grey, peach or pale pink, Simona Semen’s creations have outlined a romantic image, through delicacy and femininity, simple lines and fluid materials. Tudor. Personal Tailor’ creations brought a touch of extra elegance and masculinity through British inspired costumes and the highest attention to details.
The event was organized with the support of our partners: Gulfstream, Private Luxury Travel, Private Jets Europe, Luc Belaire, Qreator by IQOS and Leonidas.
Gulfstream’s use of green energy for daily flight operations is a significant step toward a more sustainable future.
With every takeoff of a Field and Airborne Support Teams jet, or a demonstrator or test aircraft from Gulfstream’s Savannah, Georgia, world headquarters, the company’s prominence as the leader in business aviation will soon become more pronounced—this time, in the use of renewable fuel.
Gulfstream recently became the first business aviation manufacturer to move toward using a drop-in renewable fuel in its daily flight operations. Gulfstream is awaiting delivery of the fuel, which is blended with conventional petroleum-based Jet-A and will power the two FASTaircraft—dedicated Gulfstream G150s that deliver parts and maintenance technicians to support operators. The blended fuel will also be used for corporate flights and flight-test aircraft.
Gulfstream plans to offer the renewable fuel to customers flying into and out of the Gulfstream Savannah Service Center when additional quantities are available.
“This is a significant step in the development of a rapidly growing renewable fuel business,” says Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “Gulfstream is proud of our leadership role in helping achieve a more sustainable future by demonstrating the ease by which this fuel can be integrated into normal operations.”
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In December 2015 Gulfstream hosted a premium event in Aurel Vlaicu Airport, where they presented the Gulfstream 280. In the presence of Dr. János Hárskuti – Head of Central and Southeast Europe and Mr. George Liteanu – Sales Director for Romania & Serbia, the aircraft was long examined and admired by the Romanian partners and clients. The guests went on board and witnessed the new features and comfort Gulfstream 280 has to offer.
From the company’s communication we learn that “The Gulfstream G280 has established itself as the super-midsize class leader in performance and economy. A newly designed long, sleek wing and high-thrust engines increase range and speed, yet fuel economy is so well maximized the G280 has earned best-in-class fuel efficiency.
The PlaneView280 cockpit incorporates state-of-the-art flight and navigation systems while auto throttle and auto braking set new standards for aircraft control and handling. The Gulfstream G280 is an aircraft so powerful and aerodynamic it redefines the performance and capabilities of super-midsize business aircraft. And the interior? Light, quiet and exquisitely comfortable―everything one would expect from Gulfstream, The World Standard™. “
Private Jets Europe was present at the event and had the opportunity to clear out the aircraft features and the acquisitions details. Hence we can’t wait to share it with you. Just drop us an email and we will be at your disposal with all the information.