Steven Northam, a semi-retired British entrepreneur, purchased the entrance finish of a decades-old Boeing 737 on eBay for $6,165
When Steven Northam, 38, offered his firm final 12 months, he out of the blue had time on his palms. An uncommon discover on eBay gave him an concept of what to do with it.
“The airplane popped up on eBay and it simply type of piqued my curiosity as it’s one thing completely different, quirky, and which, finally, may very well be a bit enterprise venture as effectively,” he instructed Insider.
He paid £5,000 ($6,165) to purchase the ahead fuselage of a 1968 Boeing 737-200, which he deliberate to remodel right into a luxurious Airbnb trip rental.
It will be a “enjoyable, quirky venture with a enterprise twist,” Northam stated.
However shopping for a airplane wasn’t as straightforward as ordering groceries to your door. He used a haulage agency and a crane to get it delivered, which Northam stated took almost three months to rearrange.