?Gulfstream Aerospace Corp has announced the delivery of a Gulfstream G600 to the private jet charter company Thrive Aviation. This newest delivery marks Thrive's expansion into the long-range private charter market.
The G600 was designed and built in Gulfstream's advanced manufacturing facility at its worldwide headquarters in Savannah. The G600 was outfitted at Gulfstream's Dallas completions center. Gulfstream Customer Support will service Thrive's new G600 at the new Mesa Service Center in Arizona, close to Thrive's Nevada base.RELATED CONTENT: Gulfstream Aerospace Corp appointed two new regional sales managers for customer supportGulfstream announces G700 world tourGulfstream opens its newest customer support service center at AFW in Fort Worth, Texas
"We appreciate the confidence Thrive has placed in Gulfstream as they enter a new segment of their business with the G600," said Gulfstream President Mark Burns, "The G600 is expertly suited for Thrive's mission and gives their customers new access to the latest in safety advancements and performance efficiencies along with the unparalleled Gulfstream Cabin Experience."?Picture: A Gulfstream G600
While still showing great fuel efficiency, the G600 can travel 6,600 nautical miles/12,223 kilometers at Mach 0.85 or 5,600 nm/10,371 km at Mach 0.90.
"The addition of the Gulfstream G600 to our fleet builds on our legacy of unparalleled luxury, safety and elevated experiences," said co-founder of Thrive Aviation Vitali Lapko, "The G600 helps take our services to a new level and there are surely many memorable journeys ahead for us all."
The G600 has a highly customizable cabin that earned the 2018 International Yacht andamp; Aviation Award for private jet design. The mission-specific seating in the G600 won top honors in the competition's product category. This aircraft has set more than 35 city-pair speed records around the world to date.
Thrive Aviation's fleet, including its new G600, can be accessed via direct contract, or through a variety of industry brokerage, membership and jet card partnerships.