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Take a tour of the private jet that a billionaire CEO flies around the world

Thomas Flohr, founder and CEO of private aviation charter company VistaJet, spends more than 800 hours a year in the air over about 150 days, traveling mostly for business as he runs VistaJet’s operations throughout the world. VistaJet has more than 70 private jets of various sizes and ranges, but one of them – a Bombardier Global 6000 business jet – is used exclusively by Flohr. On our way to a meeting with Flohr, Business Insider recently had a chance to take a tour of the jet while it was parked on the tarmac at Teterboro Airport – one of the main airports for private jets in the New York City area. Scroll down for a walkthrough of the luxurious jet, from the dining and conference tables, to the private bedroom. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Meet the Bombardier Global 6000Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderWith a 6,000 nautical-mile range and the ability to fly at Mach 0.89, the jet is a dynamic option for VIPs and executives.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderThis particular jet, registration 9H-VTD, belongs to VistaJet, a global private air charter company.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderIt’s a fairly young plane, delivered to the company in March 2016.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderThe Global 6000 is the third generation of Bombardier’s Global Express line of business jets.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderThe two Rolls-Royce BR710A2-20 turbofan engines offer a powerful 14,750 pounds of thrust …Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business Insider… While its advanced flexible wing and high wing loading offer a smooth, comfortable ride.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderThis particular jet is exclusively used by VistaJet’s CEO and founder, Thomas Flohr.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderAs soon as you step on board, you’ll see a large galley area, typically staffed by a flight attendant. Just past that …Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business Insider… Is the main passenger cabin.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderThe jet can carry up to 17 passengers, but the cabin is modular and can easily be reconfigured between flights based on the customer’s needs.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderWhether you’d like a single dining table or desk …Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business Insider… Or a setup for dinner for two…Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business Insider… The jet can be reconfigured in a number of different ways.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderYou can even have a conference table on board.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderThe main cabin is spacious and impressive …Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business Insider… but then there’s the “second cabin.”Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderTypically used as a stateroom, the aft (rear) part of the passenger compartment can also be used as a secondary, smaller cabin …Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business Insider… Or a bedroom. Flohr typically uses this configuration to be able to catch some sleep on overnight flights.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderThe cabin on the 6000 is impressive overall …Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business Insider… Who wouldn’t want a luxurious setup like this on their next flight?Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderThe Global 6000 has a number of features to help passengers stay comfortable.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderSeats are ergonomically designed, and feature smart touches like higher armrests and what Bombardier describes as an “impeccably shaped backrest.”Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderThe plane has plenty of high-tech touches, including easy-to-access entertainment and lighting controls.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderAnd iPod Touch remotes stored discreetly throughout the cabin offering complete control over things like lighting, temperature, volume, programming in-flight monitors, flight information, and more.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderThe flight deck is similarly high-tech, with advanced avionics displays and controls …Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business Insider… And design-oriented touches, like double-stitched leather and brushed metallic accents on the controls.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderThere’s also a crew-rest compartment near the galley, letting pilots take turns resting during long-haul flights. The plane is luxurious and advanced from front to back …Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business Insider… Even in the lavatory.Foto: sourceDavid Slotnick/Business InsiderThe post Take a tour of the private jet that a billionaire CEO flies around the world appeared first on Business Insider Nederland.
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