- Global 7500 business jet recognized as Grand Laureate winner at the 2019 AvWeek Laureate Awards in the Business Aviation category
- Aircraft continues to make history following its extraordinary 8,152 NM flight, the longest mission ever flown by a purpose-built business jet
- With its unrivaled cabin comfort, long-range capabilities and signature smooth ride, the Global 7500 aircraft defines a new category of business jets
Bombardier today announced it has been selected by Aviation Week & Space Technology as the Grand Laureate winner of the 62nd Annual Laureate Awards in the Business Aviation category, honouring extraordinary achievements in the global aerospace arena. The winners of the 2019 Laureate Awards were honoured on March 14, 2019 during a ceremony at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.
"We are honoured the Global 7500 business jet has been recognized with this prestigious award,” said Michel Ouellette, Senior Vice President, Program Management and Engineering, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “These awards have a long history of distinguishing the very best in the industry and we are thrilled to win this important recognition. No other aircraft can compare and Bombardier is proud to bring the most revolutionary and high-performing business aircraft to the market, all the while providing customers with the best business jet experience in the world.”
Over the last three months, the Global 7500 jet has demonstrated exceptional performance and reliability. Earlier this month, it completed the longest mission ever flown by a purpose-built business jet, setting the record for highest speed over longest distance in business aviation history. The award-winning business jet connected Singapore to Tucson, AZ and landed with fuel reserves well above industry requirements, confirming its unsurpassed performance to customers.
The Global 7500 aircraft offers Bombardier’s signature smooth ride and a spaciousness that is unique among business jets. With its bespoke interior featuring a full-size kitchen and four true living spaces, the Global 7500 aircraft offers the ultimate in-flight experience. Setting the benchmark for the most exceptional cabin interior, the aircraft offers the most innovative features such as Bombardier’s patented Nuage seat, meticulously designed for maximum comfort and the revolutionary nice Touch cabin management system (CMS), a new way to connect with the Global 7500 aircraft cabin through the Bombardier Touch dial, featuring business aviation’s first application of an OLED display.
Bombardier (BBD-B.TO) is a global leader in aviation, focused on designing, manufacturing, and servicing the world's most exceptional business jets. Bombardier’s Challenger and Global aircraft families are renowned for their cutting-edge innovation, cabin design, performance, and reliability. Bombardier has a worldwide fleet of approximately 5,000 aircraft in service with a wide variety of multinational corporations, charter and fractional ownership providers, governments, and private individuals. Bombardier aircraft are also trusted around the world in government and military special-mission roles leveraging Bombardier Defense’s proven expertise.
Headquartered in Greater Montréal, Québec, Bombardier operates aerostructure, assembly and completion facilities in Canada, the United States and Mexico. The company’s robust customer support network services the Learjet, Challenger and Global families of aircraft, and includes facilities in strategic locations in the United States and Canada, as well as in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, the UAE, Singapore, China and Australia.
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