Bangkok, 17 October 2017 – Recently, Dassualt Aviation— French aerospace company for business jet and private jet debuted new business jet “Dassault Falcon 8X” at Don Mueang Airport, Bangkok to the press.
Jean Michel Jacob Senior Vice Precedent and Head of Aircraft Market Development, Asia Pacific, says “Southeast Asia is fast-growing market for business jet and private jet. This region is a new market and inclines to largely expand in the future. Singapore owns most business jets, following by Indonesia and Thailand. Thailand owns approximately 40 business jets; moreover, it is the most fast- growing market of the region which increases at 50% compared to previous year.”
Mr Jacob suggests that, according to economic growth in this region and Thailand, it affects the expansion of business jet business in Thailand. Increasing of large Thai companies have the expansion of investment, manufacture and oversea business, for example, China. As the increase of business, it is a drive force for the companies to necessarily have business jets for their own. The main purpose is to serve the executives to travel to their business destinations with ease. This is an advantage of business jet that you can’t find in commercial flights. Business jet can take you to your destinations directly; especially the cities or towns that there aren’t any direct flights and you have to fly through airline hubs. Moreover, it gives executives to fly without relying on commercial flight. They can make use of their time during the private flight.
Furthermore, business jet provides options that suitable for executives to have private business talk or meeting in the cabin. Considering about privacy and important information that need to be kept which only traveling by business jet can provide.
Business jet has great benefit of convenience, landing on the runway at the private jet terminal in the heart of the city. The example of this kind of service is Mjets private jet terminal in Bangkok. It takes passengers only 10 minutes from the terminal to airborne. Comparing to traveling by commercial flights which you can use fast track service but it still takes much more time.
That’s why business jet has more attention of large companies in the region. The facility is great for their business. In addition, business jet can be used for medical tourism which is growing in and being promoted in Thailand.
Dassault Aviation Falcon 8X is a large business jet with tri-engine with high reliability and advanced technology. It is able to fly across oceans and remote areas with high security system with a range of 6,450 nm (11,945 km). In other word, it can fly from Bangkok to London, Lisbon, Honolulu, and Vancouver with no stopovers.
The cabin can accommodate 16 passengers. It provides passengers with versatility and flexibility of use which features bed installation, dining room, meeting room, lounge, bathroom, and even kitchen.
Dassault Aviation Falcon 8X has the greatest range and longest cabin of Dassault Falcon family including Falcon 2000S, Falcon 2000LXS, Falcon 900LX, Falcon 5X (Ongoing Certificate of Airworthiness process), Falcon 7X, and Falcon 8X.
Dassault Aviation Falcon 8X has been delivered to the customers since October 2016.