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AIRCRAFT

 

Global 6000/Express/XRS

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Overview

The Global Express is a large cabin, long range business jet designed and manufactured by Bombardier Aviation, whose intention was to achieve the longest possible range at the highest speed from a short runway, with 99.5 per cent despatch reliability. It has a wide body fuselage combining a Challenger cabin cross section with the cabin length of a regional jet; a semi-monocoque fuselage structure with two rear-mounted turbofan engines, low mounted wings, t-tail empennage and retractable tricycle-type landing gear. It can accommodate up to 23 passengers and crew. There is a flight-accessible baggage compartment at the rear of the cabin, and accommodation is heated, air conditioned and pressurised.

Bombardier’s Montreal facility is the design authority and manufactures the nose section and carries out interior completions. The rear fuselage, engine pylons and vertical stabiliser are manufactured in Toronto, which is also responsible for final assembly. Mitsubishi supplies the wings and centre fuselage, while Bombardier Northern Ireland designed and manufactures the forward fuselage, engine nacelle, horizontal stabiliser and other composite components. The aft fuselage is built in Mexico.

The Global Express is powered by two rear-mounted 65.6 kN Rolls-Royce BR710A2-20 turbofans with FADEC. Fuel is contained in two integral wing tanks, a centre section tank and an auxiliary tank in the aft fuselage for a total standard capacity of 24,333 litres. An automatic fuel management system balances the quantities.

The aircraft was announced on 28 October, 1991 at the NBAA convention and a full scale cabin mock up was exhibited at NBAA the following year. The conceptual design started in early 1993 and the programme was launched on 20 December, 1993. The first prototype rolled out on 26 August, 1996 and performed its maiden flight from Toronto on 13 October, 1996. The aircraft made its public debut in November that year at NBAA.

Altogether, the prototype and three other aircraft undertook a 2,000 hour, 18 month flight test programme from Bombardier’s facility in Wichita. The second aircraft was used for systems evaluation and testing from 3 February, 1997. The third was used for avionics and autopilot testing and first flew on 22 April, 1997. The fourth was first flown on 8 September, 1997, the first to be fully outfitted, and was used for function and reliability testing.

Transport Canada type certification was awarded on 31 July, 1998. European and US approvals followed shortly afterwards in November. Certification was awarded by the JAA on 7 May, 1999 and by Germany’s Luftfahrt-Bundesamt on 26 May, 1999. The Global Express entered service in July 1999.

The Global Express XRS, announced at NBAA on 6 October, 2003, is an improved, ultra long range version of the original Global Express, with increased range at high speed, improved take off performance and new fast-refuelling technology. It also houses an additional forward fuelling tank in the wing/fuselage fairing, and zero-flap take off capability enhances hot and high performance with increased fuel load. Software upgrades to the fuel computer and structural changes reduce refuelling time by 15 minutes. The cabin features two additional windows, a redesigned floor plan and a 12 hour non-stop flight approved crew area.

The first two customer aircraft were delivered from the completion centre on 25 November and 6 December 2005, the latter entering service four days later.

On 11 August, 2005 Bombardier’s Enhanced Vision System was certified for use on the Global Express by Transport Canada on 11 August, 2005, by the FAA on 26 August 26 and by EASA on 16 September that same year. BEVS reduces the risk of controlled flight into terrain, runway incursions at night or during low visibility conditions and increases overall depth perception in difficult operating conditions and/or at unfamiliar airports.

The cabin volume for the Global XRS is 2,140 cubic ft. A typical configuration features 18 passenger seats with three crew. An aft lounge/bedroom can be closed off from the front portion of the cabin and it has its own independent entertainment system and temperature settings. The cabin pressurisation system maintains 4,500 ft cabin altitude while cruising at 45,000 ft. There are an additional two cabin windows along with enlarged window reveals that provide greater, unrestricted viewing and ambient lighting.

The Global Express XRS was rebranded as the Global 6000 in May 2011 with production starting in 2012. The cabin features two additional windows, a redesigned floor plan and a 12 hour non-stop flight-approved crew area.

The upgraded Global 6500 was revealed on 27 May, 2018 and was offered alongside the Global 6000. Developed in conjunction with the Global 5500, it had been given board approval in 2011 and had been under flight test at Wichita for several months.

It is powered by two R-R Pearl 15 turbofans, and fuel burn is decreased by 13 per cent compared to the 6000 while its maximum speed has increased to Mach 0.90 and its range extended by 1,300 nm from hot and high airports, to a maximum of 6,600 nm.

The cabin is based on that of the Global 7500.

Transport Canada certification was awarded on 24 September, 2019 with entry into service on 1 October and FAA and EASA approvals around the same time.

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Variant types
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Global 6500 ●● ●● ●●●●●●●●●● ●●●●●●● ●●●●●●●● ●●●●●●●●●●

 

Manufacturing data
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New aircraft sales
Afghanistan ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
Albania ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Algeria ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Angola ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Anguilla ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Antigua ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Argentina ●●●●●●●●●●, ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●●
Armenia ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Aruba ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Australia ●●●●●●●●●●
Austria ●●●●●●●●●● (Germany), ●●●●●●●●●● (Switzerland)
Azerbaijan ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Bahamas ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Bahrain ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Bangladesh ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
Barbados ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Belarus ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Belgium ●●●●●●●●●● (France)
Belize ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Benin ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Bhutan ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
Bolivia ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●● (Argentina)
Bonaire (Netherlands) ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Bosnia-Hercegovina ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Botswana ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Brazil ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●●
British Virgin Islands ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Brunei ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
Bulgaria ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
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Central African Republic ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Chad ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
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Colombia ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●● (Argentina)
Comoros ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Congo ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Congo, Democratic Republic ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Costa Rica ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Croatia ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Curacao ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Cyprus ●●●●●●●●●● (France)
Czech Republic ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Denmark ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Djibouti ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Dominica ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Dominican Republic ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
East Timor ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
Ecuador ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●● (Argentina)
Egypt ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
El Salvador ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Equatorial Guinea ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
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Eswatini ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Ethiopia ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Fiji ●●●●●●●●●● (Australia)
Finland ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
France ●●●●●●●●●●, ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
French Guiana ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●● (Argentina)
Gabon ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Gambia ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Georgia ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Germany ●●●●●●●●●●, ●●●●●●●●●● (Switzerland)
Ghana ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Greece ●●●●●●●●●● (France)
Greenland ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Grenada ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Guadeloupe ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Guam ●●●●●●●●●● (Japan)
Guatemala ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Guernsey ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Guinea ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates), ●●●●●●●●●● (Australia)
Guinea-Bissau ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Guyana ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●● (Argentina)
Haiti ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Honduras ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Hungary ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Iceland ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
India ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore), ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Indonesia ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
Iraq ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
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Israel ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Italy ●●●●●●●●●● (France), ●●●●●●●●●● (Monaco)
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Jordan ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
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Lesotho ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Liberia ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Libya ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
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Macau ●●●●●●●●●● (China)
Madagascar ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Malawi ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Malaysia ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
Mali ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Malta ●●●●●●●●●● (France)
Martinique ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
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Mayotte ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Mexico ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Moldova ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
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Mongolia ●●●●●●●●●● (Japan)
Montenegro ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Montserrat ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Morocco ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Mozambique ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Myanmar ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
Namibia ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Nepal ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
Netherlands ●●●●●●●●●● (France), ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
New Zealand ●●●●●●●●●● (Australia)
Nicaragua ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Niger ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Nigeria ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
North Macedonia ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Norway ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Oman ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates), ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Pakistan ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
Panama ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Papua New Guinea ●●●●●●●●●● (Australia)
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Peru ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●● (Argentina)
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Portugal ●●●●●●●●●● (France), ●●●●●●●●●● (Monaco)
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Qatar ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
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Russia ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Rwanda ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
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Saudi Arabia ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Senegal ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Serbia ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
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South Africa ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
South Korea ●●●●●●●●●● (Japan)
South Sudan ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Spain ●●●●●●●●●● (France), ●●●●●●●●●● (Monaco)
Sri Lanka ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
St Vincent ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Sudan ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Suriname ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●● (Argentina)
Sweden ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
Switzerland ●●●●●●●●●●, ●●●●●●●●●● (Monaco)
Syria ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Taiwan ●●●●●●●●●● (China)
Tajikistan ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Tanzania ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Thailand ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
Togo ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Tunisia ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Turkey ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
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Ukraine ●●●●●●●●●● (U.K.)
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Uruguay ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●● (Argentina)
Uzbekistan ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
Venezuela ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.), ●●●●●●●●●● (Argentina)
Vietnam ●●●●●●●●●● (Singapore)
Virgin Islands (U.S.) ●●●●●●●●●● (U.S.A.)
Yemen ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
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Zimbabwe ●●●●●●●●●● (United Arab Emirates)
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December 20, 2022
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December 7, 2022ECFT celebrates twenty years with Global 6500 FFS launch
December 3, 2022Flying Colours provides glittering finale for heavy inspection
November 21, 2022Alto achieves 100 Global aftermarket installs
October 31, 2022Fourth AOC lands Sparfell in Malta
October 17, 2022Global 6000 adds long legs to Global Jet's charter
October 1, 2022Nomad installs Ka-band on Global 6000
October 1, 2022Honeywell's Aspire 400 gains Bombardier certification
September 12, 2022ExecuJet expands and earns safety award in South Africa
May 29, 2022Global Jet renews CAE training agreement for five years
May 29, 2022TAG extends pilot training agreement with CAE until 2025
May 24, 2022FAI Technik completes complex Global Express refit
April 19, 2022HJS puts 1.5 million Global Express parts on the shelf
April 11, 2022Customer installations take off on SD's Plane Simple antenna system
March 28, 2022ACI Jet gains all-round IntuVue RDR-7000 competence
March 28, 2022Luxaviation makes UK and France-based fleet additions
February 2, 2022Project Pearl starts new life in US with Planet Nine
January 19, 2022Priester adds another handful to managed fleet
November 29, 2021FAI scoops award for Project Pearl refurbishment
November 18, 2021Global 6500 FFS to be jewel in crown of Middle East training
November 15, 2021Global joins Wingman Pro-certified Planet Nine
November 5, 2021Duncan to modify Avance L5 STCs to include Gogo 5G
October 8, 2021Bombardier jets gain MRO options in Michigan, Nebraska and Utah
September 23, 2021FAI Global Express will be devoted to medevac
September 17, 2021Flying Colours lays the cabin bare on Global
August 17, 2021Bombardier and Rolls-Royce work to serve Global customers
August 16, 2021Pearl engine deliveries pass the hundred mark
August 16, 2021Sun Air builds fleet as charter extends to Mexico, Bahamas and Hawaii
July 14, 2021Flying Colours demonstrates skillset for Global refurb
July 5, 2021Planet Nine's three year anniversary coincides with Global Express
June 24, 2021MHS Global Express is immediately available to charter
June 23, 2021Flexjet calls on Viasat to install high bandwidth IFC
June 2, 2021Skandia STC to reduce Falcon 900 cabin noise levels
May 10, 2021Flying Colours gaining significant European traction
May 10, 2021West Star tackles corrosion on Global Express flaps
April 25, 2021Geneva line station to service Challengers and Globals
April 11, 2021JetSupport Part 145 maintenance now covers Globals
April 4, 2021Gama assembles A-Team to facilitate charter sales
March 19, 2021Duncan certified by TCCA and EASA for ACA fittings
March 19, 2021Duncan comes up with Arctic camouflage concept
March 16, 2021ExecuJet adds two Middle East-based Globals
February 22, 2021Global Express and 7X come onboard at Planet Nine
February 8, 2021Crystal still having a ball despite the need to pivot
January 28, 2021Duncan goes above and beyond for owners
January 23, 2021Planet Nine keeps adding aircraft amid pandemic demand
January 18, 2021Globals to benefit from Duncan's ACA ionisation
December 28, 2020AMAC fills up hangars for the holidays
December 21, 2020FAI welcomes Global Express number seven
December 9, 2020Clay Lacy brings JetWave connectivity to Global 6000
December 9, 2020AMAC continues to work on a broad spectrum of jets
December 7, 2020Sparfell caps off a top year with San Marino AOC
November 8, 2020Duncan drives home DART deal and Gogo for Gulfstream
November 2, 2020AMAC continues to carry out head of state work
October 20, 2020Vertis and Dominvs form Maldivian partnerships
October 12, 2020Collins' LuxStream set to make Global debut
October 3, 2020AMAC refurbishes Gulfstream, Bombardier and Boeing jets
September 21, 2020Australia witnesses first Global 8C check from ExecuJet
September 12, 2020AMAC remains booked back-to-back
August 24, 2020Duncan STC will cut Global cabin smells, pathogens and static
August 16, 2020Jet Aviation Geneva achieves Global check
August 11, 2020Skyservice cleared to install ionisation on Bombardiers
July 20, 2020FAA releases TSO for Honeywell 3-D radar system
July 12, 2020TAG takes delivery of high spec trio
July 8, 2020RUAG safeguards health during Global inspection
July 8, 2020West Star at Missouri swells airframe capabilities
June 30, 2020Duncan coordinates rotable sales and ionisation treatment
June 26, 2020Inflite adds Global Express series to MRO scope
June 22, 2020FAI Technik completes ambitious Global project
June 22, 2020Handful of smart jets join Clay Lacy
June 21, 2020Global Express returns to Flying Colours for 20-year inspection
June 15, 2020Halbert guides Global Express crew to inspection full-house
June 15, 2020AMAC continues to receive Airbus and Boeing in Basel
June 7, 2020ACI takes delivery of California-based XRS
May 25, 2020AMAC keeps the ball rolling in Basel
April 26, 2020AMAC doesn't let business go slack
March 3, 2020DC to support Comlux customers in Europe and CIS
February 29, 2020Factory-new Global 6000 joins Nomad for charter travel
February 23, 2020Duncan Aviation completes Avance L5 STCs
February 17, 2020TAG Asia authorised for Bombardier in Hong Kong
February 3, 2020Nomad provides AOG for Global XRS windshield
January 28, 2020C&L secures Global Express inventory
January 3, 2020Duncan reveals 2019's most popular STCs
January 3, 2020West Star draws on Global expertise for 240-month inspection
January 2, 2020Bellawings toasts arrival of first Global 6500
January 2, 2020FAA awards certification for the latest Globals
December 9, 2019Bombardier signs with GTAA to boost Ontario
December 1, 2019AJW invests in Global Express components
December 1, 2019Nomad adds Aruba to certification portfolio
November 17, 2019Empire showcases Egyptian management and CAMO in Dubai
November 10, 2019Eight more jets join Gama's US managed fleet
October 27, 2019Collins system debuts 4K video format
October 22, 2019Flying Colours completes two phase Global upgrade
October 18, 2019Luxaviation UK adds London-based Global 6000
October 15, 2019Boon for Bombardier as EASA green-lights Globals
October 15, 2019Expert on Globals ZenithJet passes transaction milestone
October 6, 2019Newly certified Global 6500 enters service
September 28, 2019Luftwaffe receives first of three Global 6000s
September 24, 2019Latest Global jets pass certification muster
September 24, 2019Jet Aviation builds business in Vienna with Amira
September 21, 2019FAA approves Ka-Band connectivity for Innotech
September 9, 2019Nomad paves the way for Cayman maintenance
August 31, 2019Global customers to take advantage of Ka connectivity
August 12, 2019ExecuJet adds trio of intercontinental jets
August 3, 2019Zenith approved for BD700 Global line maintenance
August 3, 2019Singapore central to Global Express achievement
July 22, 2019Voluxis gains LCY approval and full US capability
July 9, 2019Gestair ready to defy the elements following AESA approval
May 28, 2019Global Express upgrade supported by Honeywell
May 23, 2019TAG takes on Global 6000 in Malta
May 22, 2019First Pearl 15 engines adorn Global 6500
May 21, 2019First Global 6500 arrives in Montreal
May 21, 2019Bombardier debuts Nuage chaise for Global jets
May 14, 2019West Star completes more Global Express inspections
April 30, 2019Global 6000 maintenance is a milestone for TAG
April 30, 2019Rolls-Royce expands services in Asia Pacific
April 16, 2019Heavy maintenance extended at ExecuJet Haite
April 2, 2019FAI selects Venue for Global refurbishment
March 26, 2019AMAC wins Basel maintenance contracts
March 16, 2019Nomad Technics provides AOG in Zurich
March 5, 2019Nomad Technics completes first checks on Legacy and Global
February 26, 2019Silver Air adds to worldwide charter offering
February 5, 2019FAI works with renowned German designer to personalise Global
January 15, 2019Duncan's Provo centre welcomes first customer aircraft
January 15, 2019Clay Lacy adds Bombardiers to charter offering
January 7, 2019Undisclosed customer takes four Global 6000s
November 30, 2018ExecuJet Europe welcomes four further jets
November 5, 2018Production ramps up for Pearl 15 programme
October 30, 2018ABC earns STC for Global EFB
October 19, 2018Metrojet Engineering Clark increases its Global 6000 capability
October 19, 2018Global 5500 and 6500 on schedule for 2019 delivery
October 18, 2018Four more large cabin jets for OJets
October 16, 2018Duncan Aviation films splendour of Global Express project
October 16, 2018Albinati growth continues apace with Global signing
October 9, 2018HK Bellawings signs for 6500s and 7500s
October 9, 2018Voluxis receives Global XRS for long legs
October 2, 2018Hong Kong maintenance company adds Aruba approval
August 7, 2018AMAC lands Global and Airbus contracts
July 6, 2018FAI adds Global Express number five
June 12, 2018CAE introduces Global Vision FFS
June 12, 2018RUAG completes 8C check and closes Bern-Belp
June 12, 2018TAG Geneva expands remit
June 12, 2018Gama's global scale brings Global 6000 owner on board
May 31, 2018Bombardier introduces leggy 5500 and 6500
May 31, 2018EAG takes delivery of Global 6000 number three
May 3, 2018Elit'Avia to benefit from shared resources in OJets takeover
December 13, 2017Three-zone Global to satisfy long range demand for Gama
August 1, 2017RUAG repaints XRS with bespoke design
July 5, 2017Ultra long range additions are jewels in the crown for IJM
July 4, 2017Gulf Wings extends non-stop range with Global
July 4, 2017Titan manages Global 6000 for Bombardier admirer
May 10, 2017Topjet and FAI team up to promote Global Express for charter
May 4, 2017Albinati takes first Falcon 7X and seventh Global
March 8, 2017EAG offers desirable city pairs non-stop using managed XRS
March 8, 2017Turkmen takes on four new types in regional expansion
December 7, 2016Globals are hot property for IJM as it builds business in the Middle East
November 24, 2016No owner approval required for MHS Global Express
August 2, 2016FAI launches events to demonstrate fleet capability in Russia
June 30, 2016Bombardier advocate FAI takes top spot for fleet size in Germany
June 7, 2016XRS arrival expands Emperor's long range portfolio
May 19, 2016VistaJet welcomes its 100th aircraft
November 12, 2015TAG at Farnborough completes first Global HD cabin upgrade
November 9, 2015Me & my aircraft-Long range and Large jets: Long range and large jets bring the world closer for discerning executives
October 29, 2015OHS completes 15th vip Global Express refurbishment
October 21, 2015TJS takes on new dimension as it swells managed fleet with Global
September 9, 2015FAI converts Global Express to enable transatlantic medevac
August 27, 2015Fortune Air looks for a boost in African charter with Global Express
August 20, 2015Africa is no longer the 'dumping ground' for old aircraft as ExecuJet expects further growth following Global 6000 arrival
July 7, 2015VistaJet's Bombardier fleet hits half century milestone
June 9, 2015Bombardier adjusts 5000 and 6000 production
June 9, 2015Albinati bolsters Global fleet with three additions
April 1, 2015Global Express joins Finesse Executive as it sets sights on prime fleet size
March 11, 2015F1 icon Lauda takes delivery of Global 6000
March 11, 2015DC Al Futtaim to operate on A6 register following AOC approval
December 3, 2014ExecuJet hedges bets for European growth and broadens fleet with 10 more managed aircraft
September 10, 2014Global Jet is a long haul leader as it adds another Express
September 10, 2014VistaJet grows with sizeable widebody order
July 3, 2014Successful start to 2014 for Hangar 8 sees latest Global 6000 arrive with 5000 to follow
June 9, 2014Elit'Avia initiates Malta ops with three long haul jets
June 9, 2014Handful of Globals join VistaJet
May 7, 2014EBACE 2014: Meet the buyers – weighing up factory-new safeguards against the pre-owned economics
April 3, 2014NetJets approved for Global at London City
March 6, 2014IJM Global Express success prompts CL604 addition
February 6, 2014Blue Jet focuses on building trust in Polish professionalism
November 7, 2013K5 invests in XRS in light of tried and tested Global
November 7, 2013Private Sky meets Moscow charter demand with Ireland's first Global 6000
September 12, 2013Me & my aircraft - long range and large business aircraft: Long range charter sector rides high despite the challenging world economy
August 12, 2013Vertis gets African marketing project off the ground with Global 6000
June 11, 2013VistaJet signs up 50 aircraft for engine support
June 11, 2013Air King Jet aims for budget stability
May 13, 2013MJET adds a second Global
April 17, 2013Long-range arrivals swell Bookajet managed fleet
March 11, 2013Larger facilities and fleet boost FAI's appeal
December 10, 2012Global 6000 kicks-off fleet renewal at NetJets
December 10, 2012VistaJet places largest-ever order for Global business jets
November 13, 2012NetJets goes on tour with the Global 6000
July 9, 2012K5 tasks Vertis with Global Express charter sales
June 11, 2012FAI looks forward to third Global Express
May 9, 2012Buyer's Guide: The future is not what it used to be
December 12, 2011Demand from developing markets swells VistaJet fleet
December 12, 2011Qatar Executive will be first aboard Challenger 605 simulator in Dubai
September 1, 2011Global Express gains granite floor
September 1, 2011DC Aviation adds five jets
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