planet nine private air (“planet 9”) adds gulfstream g550 to its charter fleet
August 12, 2019
Planet Nine Private Air (“Planet 9”), the Van Nuys, California based private charter operator and aircraft management company, is pleased to welcome the addition of a privately-owned Gulfstream G550, to its managed fleet. N41PM was added on to its AOC in July and is now ready for charter through Planet 9’s aircraft management division.
The Gulfstream G550 joins a G650, from the same private owner, which went on to Planet 9’s AOC for private and third-party charter flights in June. The G650 has performed a number of flights since service introduction including several trips to the Mediterranean, Fiji, and Australia.
Configured with 16 luxury seats, the latest Gulfstream G550 boasts a 6,037 nm range, suitable for journeys up to 14 hours’ flying time. With a three-zone cabin, giving clients’ the versatility of space to work, rest and sleep, both Gogo and KA-band Wi-Fi plus a wide selection of onboard movies adds to the flying experience.
The Gulfstream G550 and G650 complement Planet 9’s own five-strong Dassault Falcon 7Xs, operating out of Its Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA base.
“We are delighted to be adding a second managed aircraft for a private owner inside six weeks and just after our first birthday,” said Matt Walter, Co-Founder of Planet 9. We have expanded our operations and client support team accordingly in readiness for the Gulfstreams, as well as taken on more hangar space at Van Nuys Airport. We are very proud to be offering a dedicated management division, with a different, popular aircraft type,” he added.