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Prestige to buy five Gulfstream G650s

Abu Dhabi-based Prestige Jet announced yesterday that it will add five Gulfstream G650 aircraft to its fleet, representing the largest order in the Middle East for the aircraft. The G650, which can carry between 15-18 passengers, is capable of flying 7,000 nautical miles at Mach 0.85 or 5,000 nautical miles at Mach 0.90. Prestige Jet will receive the first G650 in 2012, subject to Gulfstream's aircraft development schedule.