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New Heights in the Heart of the Swiss Alps

A landing of the largest business jet in Gstaad’s Saanen airport, in the heart of the Swiss Alps, is it possible? With Global 7500 aircraft the answer is quite clear - yes. This is one of most notable airfields requiring short-field performance.  So eralier this mnth Bombardier Global 7500 landed there, for an event to showcase  its true four-zone cabin and...

300 deliveries milestone for Challenger 350 Aircraft

Faster than Any Other Medium or Large Jet in History  Challenger 350 have reached an amazing milestone - 300 deliveries! This landmark comes as the Challenger 350 jet was recently recognized by Robb Report Magazine as the Best of the Best super mid-size aircraft for the second consecutive year. Since 1988, Robb Report’s Best of the Best awards spotlight products,...

First order for Bombardier Global 5500 is secured

Bombardier announced the first order for a Global 5500 aircraft is secured.It will 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,...

Maiden flight of First Royal Canadian Air Force C295

The key milestone towards delivery by the end of 2019 to begin operational testing by the RCAF is made for the Airbus C295! The aircraft, designated CC-295 for the Canadian customer, took off from Seville, Spain, on 4 July at 20:20 local time (GMT+1) and landed back on site one hour and 27 minutes later. FWSAR program facts and figures The contract, awarded in December 2016, incl...

New Liberty for the Iconic Learjet

Please welcome - Learjet 75 Liberty, the iconic platform that launched business aviation in America now is offering more than ever before!  Passengers who step into the six-seat Learjet 75 Liberty will have the freedom to stretch out in the only Executive Suite in the light jet category, aboard a stunning cabin that delivers the quietest and smoothest ride....

Canadian Innovation with Bombardier #WECREATE Campaign

Bombardier is highlighting Canadian innovation by broadcasting its original #WECREATE video. The video, broadcasted between June 27 and July 4 on Bombardier’s social media channels, showcases various Canadian inventions that have changed the world and still have an impact on our daily lives, such as insulin, the light bulb, the zipper, or the telephone. Bombardier's newes...

New name, new identity - Airbus Canada Limited Partnership

Since June 1 2019 there is a new name of Airbus and Bombardier partnership, reflecting Airbus' majority stake in the A220 - Airbus Canada Limited Partnership. The partnership is adopting the Airbus logo as its single visual identity. Over the course of the coming weeks, the new name will be applied to the limited partnership's documentation, materials and branded items. T...

Top Design Award goes to Nuage Seating Collection on Bombardier Global Aircraft

Congratulations Bombardier! The annual International Yacht & Aviation Awards goes to ergonomic perfection - Nuage seating collection! The International Yacht & Aviation Awards recognize innovative and inspirational aviation and yachting designs from across the globe. The innovative Nuage seating collection, found aboard the newest members of its la...

First Ever Non-stop Mission from London City Airport to Los Angeles

Recently, Bombardier announced details regarding an amazing mission - First Ever Non-stop flight from London City Airport to Los Angeles. Type of aircrraft? It's obvious - TheGlobal 7500. Today, it is the world’s largest and longest range business jet. The aircraft flew non-stop from London City Airport (LCY) to Van Nuys, CA, very popular business aviation...

Bombardier named fourteen 2018 Airline Reliability Awards

Fourteen recipients of 2018 Airline Reliability Awards named by Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. The award recognizes operators of Bombardier CRJ Series regional jets and Q Series turboprops who achieve the highest rates of dispatch reliability. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft held a Gala Awards Ceremony to present the awards on the first day of the 2019 European Regional Review in Munich, G...

Five more Bombardier Learjet 75 Aircraft found their owner

Just to remind - The transaction, valued at approximately US$69 million dollars, allowed an undisclosed customer to become the owner of five Bombardier Learjet 75 aircraft. Just to remind - the first Learjet business aircraft entered service back in 1964, defining the industry of private flight. Since acquiring the Learjet Corporation in 1990, Bombardier h...

Canadian Air Transat took delivery of first A321LR

Air Transat took delivery of its first Airbus A321LR aircraft. The A321LR is one of 15 the Montreal-based carrier is scheduled to receive. Air Transat leases the A321LR from AerCap. The A321LR, with its unique Airbus Cabin Flex configuration allowing for installation of additional fuel tanks, will have a range of up to 4,000 nautical miles. Air Transat plans to use the A321LR for long-dist...