Charter airlines

January 31, 2008 - 4:58am

Bombardier has started offering its Skyjet ad hoc executive charter service alongside its Flexjet Europe’s existing Jet Membership block-charter program. Skyjet Europe offers fixed occupied hour rates in four Bombardier types–the Learjet 31A, 45 and 60 and the Challenger 604–operated by the same nine operators who provide the Jet Membership services.

January 31, 2008 - 4:58am

Bombardier has started offering its Skyjet ad hoc executive charter service alongside its Flexjet Europe’s existing Jet Membership block-charter program. Skyjet Europe offers fixed occupied hour rates in four Bombardier types–the Learjet 31A, 45 and 60 and the Challenger 604–operated by the same nine operators who provide the Jet Membership services.

January 22, 2008 - 11:05am

In October, after announcing that it planned to offer a next-generation Learjet for the midsize jet market, Bombardier said that it considered the new Learjet NXT jet a “staged launch” and planned to reveal more details this year.

January 22, 2008 - 11:05am

In October, after announcing that it planned to offer a next-generation Learjet for the midsize jet market, Bombardier said that it considered the new Learjet NXT jet a “staged launch” and planned to reveal more details this year.

January 17, 2008 - 11:28am

Jet Aviation is looking for an executive to fill its top U.S. position permanently after Terrance Kelley stepped down in late February as president and COO of the aircraft charter, management and service company’s U.S. operations.

January 17, 2008 - 11:28am

Jet Aviation is looking for an executive to fill its top U.S. position permanently after Terrance Kelley stepped down in late February as president and COO of the aircraft charter, management and service company’s U.S. operations.

January 8, 2008 - 5:36am

Two more facilities in Europe have been designated by Bombardier as approved service centers. Berlin-based Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) recently started providing factory service for Learjet 60s and Challengers from the Jet Connection Business Flight hangar at Rhein-Main Airport in Frankfurt, Germany. Challenger operators may now also choose to take their aircraft to Metro Business Aviation at London Stansted Airport.

January 7, 2008 - 10:58am

Bombardier Flexjet has reduced to 25 the minimum block of flying hours required to join the company’s Jet Membership charter program. The previous minimum was 50 hr. Customers’ cost of enrollment in the 25-hr program will depend on various factors, “most notably their flight profile and the aircraft selected for the trip.” Outside Europe, Jet Membership clients can use their hours for travel in the U.S., company officials said.

January 7, 2008 - 10:26am

The first Global Express entered service in July 1999, and late last year the 100th copy of the business jet was delivered. Recipient of the centennial Global Express was Stanford Financial Group of Houston. Bombardier said the 91 in-service Global Expresses have achieved dispatch reliability of 99.18 percent.

December 27, 2007 - 6:53am

Bombardier’s bottom line last year was bolstered by “solid” demand for its business jets, and the company said it plans to increase production to ease record backlogs. In its third-quarter FY2007 results released in late November, the Canadian company saw pre-tax profits reach $201 million, compared with $105 million during the same period last year.

 
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