Charter airlines

June 3, 2008 - 11:32am

Bombardier Aerospace late last week announced that it will manufacture the all-composite structure for the new Learjet 85 at its facility in Querétaro, Mexico. In addition, the Querétaro site will be responsible for making the electrical harness and performing subassembly systems installation for the twinjet.

June 2, 2008 - 7:06am

Bombardier’s Skyjet International executive aircraft charter program will be in safe hands with proposed new Swiss owner VistaJet, according to the Canadian aircraft manufacturer. Bob Horner, Bombardier’s senior v-p for sales, told AIN that the proposed sale would provide a solid base for VistaJet and for operators of the aircraft involved.

May 29, 2008 - 11:12am

Zurich-based ExecuJet signed for six Bombardier Learjet 85 midsize jets, making the executive aircraft sales, charter, completions and maintenance firm the European launch customer for the all-composite twinjet. The firm order is valued at approximately $103 million, and deliveries to ExecuJet are slated to begin in 2013.

May 21, 2008 - 12:18pm

If parts of northern Europe were overshadowed yesterday by large numbers of aircraft flying east, it was not the much-vaunted arrival of very-light jets but merely private and chartered business-jets flying well-heeled soccer enthusiasts to Moscow for the European Champions League soccer final.

May 21, 2008 - 11:18am

If parts of northern Europe were overshadowed yesterday by large numbers of aircraft flying east, it was not the much-vaunted arrival of very-light jets but merely private and chartered business-jets flying well-heeled soccer enthusiasts to Moscow for the European Champions League soccer final.

May 21, 2008 - 4:26am

Some would have us believe that for business aviation the age of “big is beautiful” has arrived. The NetJets fractional-ownership program now dwarfs many airlines, and major U.S. carrier United Airlines has declared its intent to grab a potentially big slice of the fractional pie.

May 20, 2008 - 11:37am

Bombardier’s Skyjet International executive aircraft charter program will be in safe hands with proposed new Swiss owner VistaJet, according to the Canadian aircraft manufacturer. Bob Horner, Bombardier’s senior v-p for sales, told EBACE Convention News that the proposed sale would provide a solid base for VistaJet and for operators of the aircraft involved.

May 20, 2008 - 8:26am

Having revealed plans for fleet expansion and a southeast Asia office at EBACE yesterday, local operator VistaJet completed the picture today with an announced firm order for 35 Bombardier business jets. In a purchase plan potentially worth a claimed $1.2 billion, the Swiss company is to buy 11 Challengers 605s, 13 Learjet 60XRs and 11 Learjet 85s.

May 20, 2008 - 5:06am

For the first time Europe has its own simulator capacity for the Global Express, now that CAE and Bombardier have begun offering pilot and technical training on the big business jets at CAE’s Burgess Hill facility in the UK. The program marks the first operational milestone of the 20-year Authorized Training Provider agreement signed by CAE and Bombardier last June.

May 19, 2008 - 6:57am

Skylliance, the charter jet program of Jet Aviation, announced here that it will add JetNetherlands and Elite Jets of Dubai, effective June 1. Together with two new Jet Aviation managed aircraft, a Falcon 900EX and Gulfstream 550, the Skylliance fleet now totals 30 aircraft available for charter services in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

 
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