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- "With top of the line catering, bedding, and customer service, the Aquila spaceliner is the premier passenger ship to travel the colonies! Plan your trip today and choose Aquila!"
- ―Aquila advert.
The Aquila-class spaceliner is a class of civilian passenger and cargo transports designed and built by CybCell Intelligence Systems and operated by its subsidiary Martell Spacelines. Launched in 2480, the Aquila was created to serve as CybCell's test-bed for probing the shipbuilding industry in the company's never-ending quest to dominate various fields and industries. CybCell's founder and owner, Francisco Martell, was pleased with the design and pre-production models of the Aquila and ordered the building of fifteen over the next twenty years. By the turn of the century, the Aquila was a vastly popular passenger ship, resulting in the production of another ten ships to add to CybCell's early merchant fleet. The rising popularity of the spaceliner prompted the founding of CybCell's own space travel service, Martell Spacelines.
In 2492, the positive reception of the Aquila attracted the attention the Nova Scotia-based shipbuilding company, , who favored the design and licensed it to build the Griffin-class colony ship. Only a handful of the Griffins would be used to ferry the last remaining colonial ventures, but would play a part in officially bringing an end to the . During the outbreak of the , Spacewerx reactivated the unused Griffin-classes, refitting them to be used by the . Although incapable of being outfitted with a , the Griffin-class would still be useful as a troop carrier and hospital ship deployed to lengthy campaigns against the offensives.