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NetJets, world’s largest fleet of business jets, Just ordered 20 of Aerion’s $120 million supersonic jets.

NetJets to purchase 20 of the in-development Aerion’s AS2 supersonic business jets. Aerion now values its AS2 backlog at more than $10 billion.

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The memorandum of understanding was signed by NetJets and FlightSafety aviation training company, that are owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway.

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NetJets chairman and chief executive Adam Johnson, said:

“We will be exploring the integration of the AS2 supersonic business jet into NetJets’ global network, and we are honored to be their chosen partner to enable the Aerion Connect vision.”

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Aerion said:

“Aerion Connect will integrate multiple, currently siloed urban and regional networks and provide a seamless point-to-point travel experience, optimised for speed and luxury across multiple modes of transportation.

The new AS2 continues to advance toward manufacturing start after concluding wind-tunnel validation late last year.”

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source Robb Report