Friday, November 04, 2005

WSJ.com - Wide-Flying Moguls: Google Duo's New Jet Is a Boeing 767-200

WSJ.com - Wide-Flying Moguls: Google Duo's New Jet Is a Boeing 767-200: "On the road, Sergey Brin and Larry Page have owned environmentally friendly hybrid vehicles such as the Toyota Prius. In the air, they apparently prefer something roomier.
Google Inc.'s two billionaire founders, both 32 years old, will soon be cruising the skies in a Boeing 767 wide-body airliner. They bought the used plane earlier this year, Mr. Page says.
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Mr. Page acknowledges that the purchase might seem ostentatious. But "we tend to have an engineering approach, to be fact-based," he says. "We looked at this and we just did the economics and we said, 'you know, it makes a lot of sense.' ""
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