Bombardier yesterday landed firm orders for five midsize Learjet 85 and two large-cabin Challenger 605 jets from Munich-based Jet Air Flug. "Our strategy is clear," said Patrick Raftery, group CEO, Jet Air.
"We want to combine the world's most advanced aircraft with the highest safety standards along with the world's best service," he continued. "The Learjet 85 and the Challenger 605 jets complement each other very well, offering the perfect range and cabin versatility. Adding these new jets to our fleet will ensure we meet the needs of our very strong existing customer base in Western Europe and Russia as well as supporting our ambitious plans into Africa."
Total value of the order is approximately $155 million, based on the 2010 list price for typically equipped aircraf