Learjet 85

May 18, 2011 - 3:45am

Rizon Jet has opened its long-planned FBOs at London’s Biggin Hill Airport and Doha International Airport. Both the UK and Qatar facilities will provide full handling support and plan to extend their maintenance portfolios.

May 17, 2011 - 11:45pm
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VistaJet put itself back in full-blown growth mode yesterday, placing a major order with Bombardier for 18 jets in a move that will take its fleet to more than 50 aircraft. The $383 million deal signed here at EBACE includes 12 Globals and Challengers and six Learjet 60 XRs. Deliveries should begin next year.

May 17, 2011 - 11:10am

Swiss operator VistaJet today at EBACE announced a firm order for 18 Bombardier business jets, which will bring its fleet to more than 50 aircraft. The order, valued at $383 million, includes 12 Globals and Challengers and six Learjet 60 XRs. Deliveries should begin next year. Thomas Flohr, founder, owner and chairman of VistaJet, said his company’s current order backlog is valued at $1.3 billion.

October 27, 2010 - 11:35am

The National Aeronautic Association confirmed that a Bombardier Learjet 60XR set a speed record between Wichita and São Paulo. The midsize jet flew the 4,777-nm trip in 11:58 hours, which included time for a fuel stop in Cali, Colombia, on August 8. Piloting the Learjet on the record flight were Bombardier demonstration pilots Chris Walker and Kerry Swanson.

October 20, 2010 - 1:46pm

Progress on design and parts fabrication are among the Learjet 85 development milestones Bombardier Aerospace highlighted at NBAA.

August 26, 2010 - 12:26pm

Business jet charter, sales and acquisition firm Zenith Jet released a “bottom-up segment dynamics” forecast that predicts 10,940 business jets worth some $208 billion will be delivered this decade. While these numbers are similar to other industry outlooks released over the past year, “Where our forecast differs is that it is built upwards from a segment perspective.

July 29, 2010 - 11:26am

Business jet charter, sales and acquisition firm Zenith Jet has released a “bottom-up segment dynamics” forecast that predicts 10,940 bizjets worth some $208 billion will be delivered this decade.

July 17, 2010 - 9:07am

IAI To Rewire U.S. Air Force Eagles

May 25, 2010 - 10:14am

Gulfstream – G650

April 30, 2010 - 7:05am

Bombardier announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year and for the year ending Jan. 31, 2010.

Total revenues for both commercial and business aircraft totaled $9.4 billion, down slightly from $10 billion in the previous fiscal year, and the total backlog for both sectors was $16.7 billion, compared with $23.5 billion as of Jan. 31, 2009.

 
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