Bombardier Challenger 850

March 1, 2011 - 7:45am

Gama Aviation has added a new Bombardier Challenger 850 to its managed fleet of business aircraft in the United Arab Emirates. This is the first aircraft of its type in the Arabian Gulf state.

The Challenger is operated from Dubai International Airport on behalf of a local private owner. It is available for charter and has already made several flights since its entry into service at the start of this year.

October 20, 2010 - 3:54pm
Flying Colours CEO John Gillespie (left) and Nick  Houseman, president of Sil...

Two Canadian companies, cabin-quieting specialist Silentium Air and completions house Flying Colours, have teamed to provide sound-proofing for green and refurbished Bombardier Challenger 850s and CRJ 200 business jet conversions.

October 19, 2010 - 2:16pm

Emteq, a specialist in customized cabin interior lighting, is at the NBAA Convention (Booth No. 4955) to illuminate attendees about the benefits of its new variable white LED lighting system it calls "Daylight."

April 28, 2010 - 7:49am

Flying Colours, a Canadian independent completion and refurbishment center, is knee-deep in cabin finish work on Challenger 850s and conversions of CRJ200 regional jets to executive/VIP use. It delivered its first Challenger 850 completion under contract to Bombardier in December, has six more in various stages of cabin finish work and is awaiting arrival of a neighth aircraft.

January 29, 2010 - 5:54am

Flying Colours, a specialist in aircraft completion and refurbishment, has delivered its first green completion of a Bombardier Challenger 850. The airplane is in Moscow, where it is being operated and managed by Chartright Air Group. Assisting Flying Colours in the engineering phase was Berletex Aero Design of Montreal.

December 28, 2009 - 7:51am

Bombardier reported $4.6 billion in revenues for its fiscal third quarter (ending October 31), which is on par with the previous year. However, third-quarter revenues at Bombardier Aerospace fell from $2.3 billion in 2008 to $2.1 billion due to fewer aircraft deliveries, namely a 42-percent drop in business jet shipments. During the quarter, Bombardier delivered 33 business jets versus 57 in 2008.

December 4, 2009 - 3:16am

Bombardier today reported $4.6 billion in revenues for its fiscal third quarter (ending October 31), which is on par with year-ago earnings. However, third-quarter revenues at Bombardier Aerospace fell from $2.3 billion last year to $2.1 billion this year due to fewer aircraft deliveries, namely a 42-percent drop in business jet shipments. During the quarter, Bombardier delivered 33 business jets versus 57 last year.

November 16, 2009 - 6:58am

Bombardier Aerospace announced yesterday that it will offer its commercial aircraft customers in the Middle East ready access to parts through its existing parts depot at Dubai International Airport.

October 14, 2009 - 9:53am

Two competitors with separate programs that convert Bombardier CRJs into executive jets combined forces in March, when Peterborough, Ontario-based Flying Colours acquired JetCorp of St. Louis, Mo.

May 6, 2009 - 7:37am

Scheduled delivery of the first Project Phoenix CRJ conversion this month marks the introduction of the latest corporate variation of the Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet Series 200 family.

 
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