avman
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757s As Corporate Transports

Tue Jan 16, 2001 12:10 am

Besides the U.S. govt is anyone using 757s as corporate or V.I.P. transports?

How many pax and what range?

Many thanks
 
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RE: 757s As Corporate Transports

Tue Jan 16, 2001 2:20 am

Paul Allen (Micrsoft cofounder) has a 757 corporate jet. It was puchased used and had the interior installed but I don't know where it came from originally.
 
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RE: 757s As Corporate Transports

Tue Jan 16, 2001 2:50 am

Swiss company Privatair, former Petrolair, operates a 757 alongside the BBJ. Other current and former VIP 757 operators have included Freeport-McMoran and Diamond International Aviation, Inc. Former President Bush along with Colin Powell were once passengers on the Privatair 757 for a trans-Atlantic charter a few years back
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tullamarine
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RE: 757s As Corporate Transports

Tue Jan 16, 2001 11:32 am

Bill Gates brought 2 757s to SYD for the Olympics.
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RE: 757s As Corporate Transports

Tue Jan 16, 2001 11:44 am

the portland blazers
 
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RE: 757s As Corporate Transports

Tue Jan 16, 2001 10:15 pm

There was a UK based CEO who was fired recently by the shareholders for buying a 757 just to take him from Manchester to Jersey each weekend (That's Jersey NOT New Jersey OK). I think the company was Tompkins or something. I think they might be the owners of Smith & Wesson.
 
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RE: 757s As Corporate Transports

Tue Jan 16, 2001 10:34 pm

Parra Greg Hutchings had a Citation, not a B757.   Sir James Goldsmith had one, though (the Diamond International one) - I flew on it and still have the safety card somewhere.