Bombardier Aerospace announced today it has received a firm order for 38 Bombardier business aircraft, including 28 Global business jets and 10 Challenger 605 business jets, from an undisclosed customer. The transaction is valued at approximately $2.2 billion US, based on 2013 list prices for typically equipped aircraft.
Bombardier’s Global jets are designed to feature superior speed, cabin volume, range and technology to offer passengers the ultimate business jet experience. The Global aircraft family uniquely covers the large, ultra long-range category with four aircraft models and addresses the increasing needs of business jet travellers and operators to rapidly link key international city pairs non-stop.
The Challenger 605 wide body business jet is designed to set new standards for all-around performance and builds on the quality and reliability of its predecessor, the acclaimed Challenger 604 jet. The Challenger 605 jet is an impressive intercontinental jet that can whisk 12 passengers three crew from New York City to London non-stop.*
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* Under certain operating conditions.