- President Joe Biden arrived in Washington DC on a Boeing 737 private jet instead of an Air Force aircraft.
- Aircraft-driven-private-jet is a favorite among the rich jet set for its range and spacious cabin.
- Amtrak was the president’s first choice of transportation, but security concerns thwarted the plan.
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President Joe Biden arrived in Washington DC before his inauguration not on a US Air Force aircraft, but on a chartered private jet.
A Boeing Business Jet 737 flew from Biden to Andrews Air Force Base from Delaware’s new Castle Airport on Tuesday, carrying the then presidential-election in style and luxury as the aircraft is usually reserved for private travelers upstairs . Biden initially used a similar but less luxurious 737 on the campaign trail after turning one after the other.
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Jet Edge International, California, operates a full-fledged penthouse apartment with airliner-turn-private jet, master bedroom and onboard shower. The aircraft is ideal for intercontinental flight because its facilities allow for a true home away from home.
Biden used the jet for only 78-nautical miles as security concerns thwarted the president’s preferred mode of transportation between the two cities, Amtrak. This was probably his last flight on the plane as he would have access to an entire fleet of luxurious military aircraft and helicopters that wanted to take him anywhere.
And now that the 737 is no longer used by the president, the aircraft can be leased by anyone who can buy a higher price tag. There is a possibility of thousands of dollars in an hour alone on a jet.
Take a look inside this Boeing Business Jet 737.