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Bombardier Business Aviation backlog up $1 billion in first half

Bombardier Business Aviation backlog up $1 billion in first half

Bombardier Business Aviation delivered one more aircraft in the second quarter of 2019 when compared to the same period of 2018. The 35 aircraft delivered included two of the company’s new Global 7500. Its backlog, the number of aircraft on

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Bombardier confirms CRJ program sale to Mitsubishi

Bombardier confirms CRJ program sale to Mitsubishi

Bombardier has confirmed that it will sell its loss-making CRJ program to Mitsubishi. Although the CRJ series of aircraft mostly saw regional operations, a number of aircraft were sold with executive interiors. The most recent versions were named the Challenger

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Comlux confirms its expertise in the business jet segment

Comlux confirms its expertise in the business jet segment

Comlux announced the sale of one Global 7500 and one Challenger 650 with two different customers, as well as the signing of a contract for Aircraft Management and Operation for the Challenger 650. Both transactions have been performed by Comlux

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GAMA Aviation opens Bournemouth maintenance facility

GAMA Aviation opens Bournemouth maintenance facility

GAMA Aviation officially unveiled its maintenance facility at Bournemouth International Airport on Thursday. The centre, which has moved from Farnborough Airport, has been in operation since August 2018. The company has acquired two hangar spaces spanning 100,000 square feet, as

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Global 7500 flies London City to Los Angeles non-stop

Global 7500 flies London City to Los Angeles non-stop

Bombardier recently flew one of its Global 7500 business jets non-stop between London City Airport and Los Angeles. It was the first time that a private jet has flown directly between the two airports. “Welcoming the Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft

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Bombardier Announces Sale of Five Learjet 75 Aircraft to Undisclosed Customer

Bombardier Announces Sale of Five Learjet 75 Aircraft to Undisclosed Customer

Bombardier today announced that an undisclosed customer has purchased five industry-defining Learjet 75 aircraft. The transaction is valued at approximately US$69 million dollars based on 2019 list prices. Today’s announcement follows the landmark achievement Bombardier’s fleet of trailblazing Learjet aircraft

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Bombardier restructures debt

Bombardier restructures debt

Bombardier has issued US$2 billion in senior notes at a comparatively high-yield to finance tender offers due in 2020 and 2021. The Canadian jet manufacturer initially targeted an issue of $1 billion but announced shortly after that it doubled the

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Oriens Aviation extends service to Pilatus PC-24

Oriens Aviation extends service to Pilatus PC-24

Last week, Oriens Aviation announced that it had signed a contract with Pilatus Aircraft Ltd., extending its exclusive UK and Ireland Authorised Pilatus Service centre at London’s Biggin Hill Airport to the PC-24 — the Super Versatile Jet. It is

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Bombardier Global 7500 receives EASA Certification

Bombardier Global 7500 receives EASA Certification

Bombardier’s Global 7500 has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification. EASA approval follows certification from Transport Canada in September and from the Federal Aircraft Administration (FAA) in November of last year. Bombardier delivered the first of the longest-range purpose-built

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Why OEMs keep joining the race for MROs: Dassault acquires ExecuJet

Why OEMs keep joining the race for MROs: Dassault acquires ExecuJet

Dassault’s acquisition of Luxaviation subsidiary, ExecuJet — on Monday this week — comes as the most recent in a trail of business manoeuvres being made by aircraft manufacturers today. Typically, OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) have delivered aircraft. And despite always

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