First Global 5000 to operate from mainland China
July 20, 2009, Montreal – Bombardier today announced the delivery into service of the first Global 5000 business jet in mainland China to Reignwood Group.
July 20, 2009 By Carey Fredericks
July 20, 2009, Montreal – Bombardier today announced the delivery into service of the first Global 5000 business jet in mainland China to Reignwood Group, a Beijing-based corporation with worldwide operations.
“We are delighted to operate the first Global 5000 jet in mainland China,” stated Dr. Yan Bin, chairman of Reignwood Group. “Efficiency and high quality are key to staying ahead of our competitors. Our new Global 5000 jet offers the perfect combination of comfort, speed and range to satisfy the requirements of our expanding business and keep us in the lead.”
Founded in 1984, Reignwood Group has established itself as a leading brand in property operation and management, mining, culture, sports and beverages. Its high-end business portfolio includes golf club and polo club property operation. With the acquisition of a Global 5000 jet, Reignwood will offer its distinguished golf club membership the ultimate in international business travel service. With branches and offices located in Singapore, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and Switzerland, Reignwood Group enjoys a strong position in the global marketplace.
“This delivery marks an important milestone in our expanding presence in China,” said Ray Jones, vice-president, international sales Bombardier Business Aircraft. “With the widest range of products and services, Bombardier is best-positioned to offer operators in China and Asia the right travel solutions to fit their needs. Our Global aircraft family is ideally suited for the long range business missions often required in this region.”
The super large Global 5000 jet combines superior transatlantic speed with the largest cabin in its market segment. It features high-speed Internet connectivity and unmatched entertainment options as well as a heads-up flight display system, with the largest field-of-view of any business aircraft. With a recent range increase of 400 NM (741 km) the jet can now connect Beijing- London, Beijing-Melbourne and Beijing-San Francisco non-stop with eight passengers and three crew*.
*Under certain operating conditions.