Sep 14, 2007 115 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Google founders pay $1.3 million to fly jet from NASA airport, reports the San Jose Mercury News. Google founders, Sergey and Larry are coughing up an annual sum of $1.3 million, in order to take off, land and park their Boeing 767-200 from a NASA managed airport, located close to their office headquarters.

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"The deal became effective Aug. 1, but the NASA's Ames Research Center didn't announce the agreement until this week following reports that the large jet had been spotted at Moffett Federal Airfield located near Google's hometown of Mountain View. The news raised concerns about noise problems in cities neighboring the former naval air station. Moffett Field is normally off limits to private aircraft, but the space agency made an exception for Page and Brin in exchange for the right to carry scientists and their equipment on planes used by the two billionaires."

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Perhaps, paying $1.3 million per annum is pocket change for young billionaires, seeking a break from their regular duties, of controlling the world's search.

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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