This website uses cookies
More information
Business Air News Bulletin
Business Air News Bulletin
The monthly news publication for aviation professionals.

Why visit ACE ’24?

Related background information from the Handbook...

Bombardier Aviation
Aircraft

Sparfell Luftfahrt
Charter

Global 5000

BAN's World Gazetteer

Canada
Austria
The monthly news publication for aviation professionals.

Request your printed copy

Global debutant gives Amira non-stop Tokyo capability
Vienna-based Amira Air has begun operations with the first Global 5000 equipped with the Global Vision flight deck, designed to reduce pilot fatigue.

Vienna-based Amira Air has begun operations with the first Global 5000 equipped with the Global Vision flight deck, designed to reduce pilot fatigue.

Sales team leader Christian Schmadlbauer is delighted: "We are proud to be the first operator to receive this aircraft equipped with this brand new flight deck. It integrates perfectly with our fleet and adds to the different capacity and distance options we can offer our clients. The new 5000 can fly close to 5,200 nautical miles at Mach 0.85, which means that we can offer non-stop flights between Vienna and New York or Tokyo."

The aircraft has space for 12 passengers and three crew members and entered service in April. The front cabin is equipped with four comfortable single seats which can be reclined as first class seats or to two full single beds. Right afterwards there are four club seats with table. The rear cabin is separated from the front cabin by a sliding door and is equipped with a sofa that can be converted into a single bed and two single seats. All seats have special massage function for the lower back.

Additional features on board the Global 5000 are wi-fi, satellite TV with European, eastern Russian and Middle East channels, which can be viewed on two screens. The cabin is also equipped with a Blu-ray DVD player and docking stations for iPads and iPods.

The Global Vision flight deck features four high-resolution 15-inch diagonal active matrix LCD displays arranged in a T-shape.

Amira Air was founded in 2005 and operates the biggest fleet of Challenger 300s in Europe (six), as well as Global Express, Global 5000, Challenger 604, Hawker 400XP and Cessna CJ2 aircraft. It attributes its success to tailoring its aircraft management services to the needs of its clients.

Other News
 
Recoil T1000-E wildfire suppression achieves STC
April 19, 2024
The T1000-E provides firefighters with a powerful tool to combat wildfires and protect communities. The FAA AML STC paves the way for broader adoption; the UH-60 Blackhawk should be certified by the end of this year.
Bombardier discloses environmental impact of entire aircraft portfolio
April 4, 2024
Bombardier is providing public access to the environmental footprint of all of its in-production aircraft more than a year prior to its 2025 goal. The OEM is taking ownership of the environmental impact they generate.
The Global 7500 sets more than 30 speed records
March 26, 2024
Record-setting flights include Farnborough to Muharraq and Phoenix to Paris, but Global 7500s are active worldwide on customer and demo missions and the fleet has surpassed 100,000 hours and 165 deliveries.