- What cities the G-700 traveled between and how fast the aircraft traveled
- Gulfstreams commitment to carbon emissions for the future
The all new Gulfsteam G-700, the largest aircraft in Gulfstreams fleet, set its first ever city-pair speed records from Savannah to Doha, Qatar, and then from Doha to Paris. The G700 production test aircraft connected Savannah to Doha, a distance of 6,711 nautical miles, at an average speed of Mach 0.88 in 13 hours and 16 minutes. The aircraft then set another city-pair record from Doha to Paris, flying 2,953 nautical miles in 6 hours and 15 minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.90. The record-breaking flights also showcased Gulfstream’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions. For the Savannah to Doha flight, Gulfstream fueled the G700 with a blend of sustainable aviation fuel and applied carbon offsets for both flights.
Mark Burns, president of Gulfstream said, “These were the first international flights for the G700, and it performed exceptionally well, setting two new records in the process,We are excited to introduce the G700 in person to customers in the Middle East and Europe and are proud that we can do so while also demonstrating our commitment to sustainability at the same time. Not only did the aircraft prove its speed and distance capabilities, the fully outfitted cabin is also receiving rave reviews with its impressive cabin size, environment, quality and flexibility.”
Gulfstream’s sustainability goals encompass three pillars – energy and emissions, operations, and culture and learning – and are in line with industry goals established by the National Business Aviation Association, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association and the International Business Aviation Council to reduce carbon emissions, improve fuel efficiency and pursue carbon-neutral growth.