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PICTURES: Bombardier Global 7000 FTV5 first flight

PICTURES: Bombardier Global 7000 FTV5 first flight

The fifth Bombardier Global 7000 (msn 70005 / C-GLBG prototype flew for the first time on January 30, 2018. Local photographer Frederick K. Larkin was at Toronto’s Downsview Airport on the day and sent Corporate Jet Investor a series of

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C&L Aviation completes teardown of Challenger

C&L Aviation completes teardown of Challenger

C&L Aviation Group has completed the teardown of a Bombardier Challenger 604. This is the first time that the company has parted out an aircraft. Chris Kilgour, CEO of C&L said: “We’ve been ramping up in the Challenger business for

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Jetex to host Global 7000 mock-up at Dubai VIP terminal

Jetex to host Global 7000 mock-up at Dubai VIP terminal

Jetex, the Dubai-based trip support and FBO specialist, will host a mock-up of the Bombardier Global 7000 at its flagship Dubai South VIP terminal. In partnership with Bombardier, the Global 7000 mock-up will be on display between 11 January and

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The last journey

The last journey Updated

A Bombardier Challenger 604, D-AMSC, made its final journey last week aboard an Antonov 124. The flight on 19 December, from Muscat in Oman to Albrecht Duerer International Airport in Nuremberg, Germany, was arranged by FAI Germany, which purchased the

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Bombardier closes $1 billion offering

Bombardier closes $1 billion offering

Bombardier has closed an offering of $1,000,000,000 senior notes due 1 December 2024. The notes are being sold on par at a coupon rate of 7.50% per year. The proceeds from the offering will be used to finance a previous

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Business jet deliveries up by 1.4% in first nine months

Business jet deliveries up by 1.4% in first nine months

The latest data from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) shows that there was a slight increase in business jet deliveries in the third quarter of 2017 when compared to the same period last year. Overall the industry delivered 138

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Bombardier Business Aircraft says it’s “business as usual” in the wake of C Series sale

Bombardier Business Aircraft says it’s “business as usual” in the wake of C Series sale

Bombardier Business Aircraft is reporting “business as usual” in the wake of the C Series acquisition. The Quebec-based manufacturer says it continues to focus on the Global 7000 and 8000 and is looking to grow its aftermarket services business. Mark

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Bombardier Challenger 350: Buyer’s and Investor’s guide

Bombardier Challenger 350: Buyer’s and Investor’s guide

Our verdict: Pros: Innovative technology found throughout a highly luxurious cabin. Cons: For some missions its range lets the Challenger 350 down What is it? The Challenger 350 is the updated version of Bombardier’s Challenger 300 aircraft – designed to compete

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“Best of the best” recognised at BACA Awards

“Best of the best” recognised at BACA Awards

The best of the air charter industry were recognised at a special lunch held by the Worldwide Association of Air Charter Professionals (BACA) in London. Held at the Guildhall in the City of London, the 2017 BACA Excellence Awards recognised

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Trade Wars

Trade Wars

The biggest story in commercial aviation this week was the decision by Airbus to partner with Bombardier on the C-Series. The European manufacturer will be given 51% of the programme. The driving force for the deal is the near-300% tariff

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