Fokker Selected by Boeing to Perform a 737-800 Head-of-State VIP Completion
Fokker Services, part of Fokker Technologies, has been selected by Boeing to carry out a Head of State VIP completion for an undisclosed Asian customer. The aircraft is scheduled to arrive at Fokker Services Netherlands facility in October 2015 with a scheduled redelivery in August 2016. With the contract concluded only last Friday, Fokker Services adds another important landmark to its VIP completion activity.
“Fokker Services has surprised us with its ideas on cabin innovations. During the last EBACE they introduced the SkyView Panoramic Window for BBJ’s which is an example of such a cabin innovation, setting new Business Jet standards. Its extensive in-house capabilities are recognized and found appropriate for BBJ completion business” said Steve Taylor / David, President of Boeing Business Jets.
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“We are proud that our VIP completions, design concepts, and craftsmanship are acknowledged and highly appreciated by one of the most important leaders in the aviation industry. We are honored to have this opportunity to showcase our capabilities, With our long standing roots in aircraft engineering and manufacturing we look forward to delivering a premium product and exceptional experience to our highly valued customer. This VIP completion award together with the development of the SkyView Panoramic Window for BBJ’s being on track, will bring our relationship with Boeing to new levels”. according to Johan van Dorst, Sales Director of the Fokker Aircraft Completion and Conversion activities.
Source : Fokker Technologies - view original press release