-The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, November 19, 2008
As stores close, Starbucks buys a jet
...Zuskin said the Gulfstream 550 is not more fuel-efficient than the Gulfstream V, but it does have longer flight range and enhanced safety systems.
The new plane can carry up to 19 passengers and, according to a Gulfstream brochure, comes with two DVD players, multi-disc CD player, two floor-to-ceiling closets and a galley for hot meal service that includes "dual coffee makers."
-The Seattle Times, January 8, 2009