Bombardier Business Aircraft and VistaJet announced today the expansion of VistaJet’s in-service fleet to 50 aircraft comprised exclusively of Bombardier business jets. This key milestone will be achieved within this month of June when the company takes delivery of a Global 6000 aircraft.
“We are thrilled to celebrate this important milestone with VistaJet, and we’re proud that the company exclusively operates Bombardier business aircraft in its fleet,” said Alain Bellemare, President and CEO, Bombardier Inc. “Clearly, VistaJet has selected the best aircraft for its business operations.”
“Our growing business jet fleet demonstrates VistaJet’s increasing global expansion,” said Thomas Flohr, Founder and Chairman of VistaJet. “The Global 6000 aircraft continues to be a popular addition to our fleet, providing the comfort, technology and range that our customers rely on when flying with VistaJet. As our worldwide growth continues, we look forward to adding more Bombardier business aircraft to our fleet.”
VistaJet connects the globe with bespoke point-to-point service, offering revolutionary business aviation solutions through its one-of-a-kind Flight Solutions Program. The company operates the largest privately-owned fleet of Bombardier business aircraft worldwide, with 21 Global and 28 Challenger jets, including the Challenger 350, Challenger 605, Challenger 850,Global 5000 and Global 6000 aircraft.
Global 6000 aircraft: The Global 6000 business jet offers more cabin volume and more floor space than any other aircraft in its class. No other business jet in the ultra long-range segment today matches the high-speed range capability delivered by this aircraft. Offering the ultimate in cabin comfort, this impressive jet can travel 6,000 NM (11,112 km) at M 0.85 with up to eight passengers and four crew, linking Paris with Tokyo non-stop.*
Founded in 2004 by Thomas Flohr, VistaJet has established itself as the global leader in premium long-range private jet travel by consistently providing excellent service and unrivalled quality to its fast-growing clientele, connecting them to every corner of the world with point-to-point coverage. VistaJet operates a young fleet – total fleet average age is under two years – of 49 Bombardier Global and Challenger business aircraft and offers the industry’s largest service area, covering all major markets. The Company’s unique and successful business model provides all the benefits of owning a personal jet without the responsibilities or asset risk of ownership. Strong and resilient revenue growth, an expanding margin and a sophisticated fleet financing structure are among the drivers for VistaJet to consistently outperform the market in this high-growth segment of the private aviation industry.
VistaJet aircraft have to date visited over 180 countries, landed at 1,320 airports worldwide, logged over 70,000 flights and carried over 165,000 passengers. News and information are available at www.vistajet.com.
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*Under certain operating conditions.
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