MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Dec 21, 2012) - Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it has received orders for a total of five Global 6000 business jets from an undisclosed customer. The transaction is valued at approximately $293 million US based on the 2012 list price for typically equipped aircraft.
"There is strong momentum for our entire Global aircraft product line", said Steve Ridolfi, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "This order reinforces, once again, the leadership of our products in terms of range, cabin volume and comfort, as well as state-of-the-art technology," he added.
Global 6000 aircraft: The Global 6000 jet''s unrivalled cabin size and levels of comfort combined with a stand-up shower* and the Bombardier Vision Flight Deck means no other purpose-built business jet comes close in terms of high-speed range capability and traveller comfort. Offering the ultimate in technology, this intrepid jet can link Montréal with Doha non-stop, with eight passengers and three-to-four crew**.
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** Under certain operating conditions