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Comlux purchases Challenger 605 Jet

Nov. 17, 2009, Dubai, UAE – Bombardier has announced Comlux Management AG signed a firm order for a Challenger 605 jet.


November 16, 2009
By Administrator

Nov. 17, 2009, Dubai, UAE – Bombardier has announced Comlux Management AG signed a firm order for a Challenger 605 jet.

Fly Comlux currently operates a modern fleet featuring a total of eleven Bombardier business aircraft – including three Challenger 605, two Challenger 850, two Global 5000, two Global Express and two Global Express XRS jets.

“Comlux successfully began six years ago with the Challenger 604 jet. Today, the addition of a new Challenger 605 aircraft to our fleet supports our main objective of always operating brand new aircraft, offering the best value for money to our VIP clients,” says Stephen Laven, CEO, Fly Comlux. “The aircraft will be operated from our facility in Kazakhstan. From Central Asia, it will be ideally placed to serve the European destinations and the growing charter market in Asia.”

“We are delighted with this Challenger 605 jet order, which further underlines Comlux’s confidence in Bombardier and our widebody aircraft product portfolio,” observed Bob Horner, senior vice-president, Sales, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “Challenger 600 series jets are the definitive market leaders in the large aircraft segment worldwide. Challenger 605 jets continue to exemplify the proven reliability of this winning aircraft platform.”

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Challenger 605: In service since January 2007, the Challenger 605 jet features the widest stand-up cabin of any large category business jet available. It is equipped with the Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics suite and an all new cabin electronic system.

Optional equipment on the Challenger 605 aircraft includes the Bombardier Enhanced Vision System (BEVS), providing pilots with significantly improved situational awareness and the ability 2 to observe runway lights and the runway environment in difficult operating conditions, such as low visibility and or darkness.