Manager, Public Relations and Communications
Bombardier is pleased to announce it has secured the first order for a Global 5500 aircraft to be operated from the West Coast of the United States. This transaction is valued at $46 million U.S., according to current list prices.
“The Global 5500 aircraft offers the ultimate in performance, comfort, reliability and signature smooth ride,” said Peter Likoray, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “It is ideally suited to meet the needs of our customers on the West Coast, connecting Los Angeles to London, Sao Paulo or Moscow*. This order is a resounding example of our newest Global aircraft’s undeniable impact on the world of business aviation.”
The Global 5500 aircraft boasts operating costs that rival all other aircraft in its class, along with the built-in systems redundancy and robustness for which Bombardier Global aircraft are renowned. Its newly optimized wing and purpose-built engines make it cleaner and more efficient, offering a superior in-flight experience and a smooth ride to its clientele.
“The combination of additional range, large cabin comfort, smooth ride and short-field performance capabilities, makes the new Global 5500 aircraft uniquely suited to meet our clients’ west coast missions,” said Brant Dahlfors, Co-founder of Jet Transactions. “We are delighted and proud to represent this remarkable aircraft program’s first end user on the U.S. West Coast.”
Global 5500 aircraft: The new Global 5500 business jet offers a unique blend of innovation, style and comfort. With its Next Generation leading-edge wing technology and new, purpose-built Rolls-Royce Pearl engines, the Global 5500 aircraft gives passengers a chance to fly faster and farther, all with the smoothest ride possible. Meticulously designed and crafted with exquisite finishes and high-end craftsmanship, the Global 5500 aircraft features several ground breaking innovations, including the unique Nuage seat, the first new seat architecture in business aviation in 30 years.
Bombardier 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 special-mission roles.
Headquartered in Montréal, Québec, Bombardier operates aerostructure, assembly and completion facilities in Canada, the United States and Mexico. The company’s robust customer support network 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 an Australian facility opening in 2022.
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*Under certain operating conditions.