- President Joe Biden flew to Washington on a private Boeing 737 instead of an Air Force plane.
- The aircraft, converted into a private jet, is preferred among the rich aircraft for its range and spacious cabin.
- Amtrak was the president’s first choice of transportation, but security concerns cleared the plan.
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President Joe Biden arrived in Washington before taking office not on a US Air Force plane but on a private charter plane.
A Boeing Business Jet 737 flew Biden from Delaware New Castle to Andrews Air Force Base on Tuesday, taking the then-elected president to the country̵
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California’s Jet Edge International operates the plane, turned into a private jet, a real flying apartment in a penthouse, full of a master bedroom and a shower on board. The aircraft is ideal for intercontinental flying, as its amenities allow it to be a real home away from home.
Biden used the plane only for a rapid jump of 78 nautical miles, as security concerns thwarted the president’s preferred method 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 luxury military planes and helicopters to transport him wherever he wanted to go.
And now that the 737 is no longer used by the president, the plane can be rented by anyone who can afford the high price. An hour of airplane flight is probably in the tens of thousands of dollars.
Take a look inside this Boeing Business Jet 737.