One of VistaJet’s Bombardier Global 6000 business jets made a brief stop at the MEBA show in Dubai on Monday as part of a 12-city promotional tour. The itinerary began in London on December 2 and has included visits to Hong Kong; Beijing; Vladivostok, Russia; Ulan Bator, Mongolia; Almaty, Kazakhstan; Moscow; Kiev; Delhi; and Mumbai.
The aircraft flew to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia yesterday before the planned to return to London after a stop in Istanbul. The block charter operator is due to conduct a tour of 12 or more African cities in February.
Last month, VistaJet, which is headquartered in Switzerland, announced a blockbuster deals for 56 Bombardier Globals, with options for up to another 86. The deal is worth up to $7.8 billion at list prices. Deliveries of the latest batch of aircraft under firm order are due to begin in January 2014 and run through the end of 2017. The aircraft covered by the new contact comprise 25 Global 5000s (plus options for 40 more), 25 Global 6000s (plus 40 options) and six Global 8000s (plus six options).