|The BBJ was ferried on 15 May 2018 from Ostrava-Mosnov to Woensdrecht for final completion. After several months the cabin interior was completed and test flights started in April and May 2019. The ownership of the BBJ was transferred to the Dutch Government on 18 June 2019. Early August 2019 PH-GOV started operating for the Dutch Government.|
|During February 2018 this green BBJ with line-number 6845 was first seen on the production ramp at Renton Municipal. A few days later it performed its maiden flight on 5 March 2018. On 9 March 2018 it was flown from Boeing Field to Georgetown Coastal airport for installation of a long-range fuel tank. On 24 April the green BBJ was ferried to Woensdrecht where it arrived the next morning. Tail-number N513BJ was cancelled from the FAA register on 25 April. The next day the PH-GOV was ferried to Ostrava-Mosnov to be painted. When the BBJ returns to Woensdrecht, Fokker Technologies will start to install a 24 seat vip interior, that will take about one year to complete. Delivery will be early 2019.|
During November 2016 the Dutch Government decided to replace their current government jet
aircraft, Fokker 70 PH-KBX. Initially they intended to replace the Fokker 70 with a pre-
owned longrange model.|
After an extensive search they decided to buy a factory new Boeing 737-BBJ. The final contract was signed late April 2017. Delivery is expected early 2019. The 24 passenger interior will be installed and completed by Fokker Technologies at Woensdrecht. Tailnumber PH-GOV (Government) has been reserved. Tailnumber PH-KWA (Koning Willem Alexander) will not be used.
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