Bombardier to showcase top business jet lineup at LABACE 2015
Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced that it will showcase three business aircraft from its leading portfolio at this year's Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) at Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil from August 11-13, 2015. Bombardier's Learjet 75, Challenger 350 and Global 6000 aircraft will be on display.
“LABACE is gaining momentum every year and once again we are proud to participate in full force with aircraft from our three product families”, said Stephane Leroy, Regional Vice President, Sales, Latin America. “Our customer base in the region is constantly expanding and Bombardier is in a strong position with the perfect product lineup to cater to the needs of our customers in Latin America”, he added.
Bombardier is currently the market share leader with more than 1,900 aircraft in the region. Over the next 10 years, Bombardier Business Aircraft forecasts over 850 business jet deliveries valued at $24 billion for the overall business aviation industry in Latin America. The fleet in the region is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of three per cent over this period. With the industry’s most comprehensive product portfolio and a commitment to customer satisfaction, Bombardier Business Aircraft continues to grow its leadership position in key regions around the world.
Learjet 75 aircraft: With a maximum range greater than 2,000 NM (3,704 km) at cruise speeds up to Mach 0.75, the Learjet 75 aircraft can fly four passengers and two crew members non-stop from Sao Paulo to Santiago. Additionally, it can carry eight passengers with a range close to 1,950 NM.
Challenger 350 aircraft: Built upon the legendary segment-defining clean-sheet Challenger 300 jet, the Challenger 350 aircraft boasts class-defining performance and an impressive 3,200 NM (5,926 km) range allowing it to connect Sao Paulo with Panama non-stop. The dependable Challenger 350 jet features the very latest in avionics functionality and offers the segment’s most advanced cabin that maximizes natural light and redefines interior comfort and design sophistication, while maintaining the performance attributes that have become synonymous with the Challenger family.
Global 6000 aircraft: The Global 6000 business jet offers more cabin volume and more floor space than any other aircraft in its class. No other business jet in the ultra-long-range segment today matches the high-speed range capability delivered by this aircraft. Offering the ultimate in cabin comfort, this impressive jet can link Sao Paulo with Lisbon non-stop with eight passengers and four crew. It can travel 6,000 NM (11,112 km) at M 0.85 with up to eight passengers.