VistaJet is the first company to provide a fleet of Global 7500 aircraft, the largest and longest-range business jet. Up to 12 Global 7500 aircraft are planned to join the VistaJet fleet over the next two years.
The Challenger 350 order, the majority of which are expected to be delivered through 2022, is on the back of growing and urgent demand from corporates and executives who are interested in the super-mid segment. VistaJet has seen a surge of nearly 50 percent in corporate interest globally since July 2020. The award-winning Challenger 350 aircraft is an integral offering in VistaJet’s super-midsize range, which is driving the higher demand with new and existing customers.
The Challenger 350 and Global 7500 new additions will bring VistaJet’s global fleet to over 90 aircraft providing access to 187 countries, with regional flying in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, including domestic flights within India.
In 2021, VistaJet will complete the upgrade of its entire Challenger 850 fleet, including the installation of the fastest in-flight connectivity available with KU-band technology, and enhancing the largest, most productive and comfortable corporate cabin available in its class.
All VistaJet Challenger 605 planes will be fully equipped with KU-band connectivity and upgraded interior on board by the end of 2021 and the Challenger 350 aircraft will follow suit by end of 2022. Ninety five percent of its Global 6000 aircraft will also be upgraded with KU-band technology and the elevated interior during 2021 to further enhance customer experience onboard.
“Global private aviation networks will be even more vital to support businesses and the economy,” said Thomas Flohr, founder and chairman, VistaJet. “The expansion of our worldwide fleet will guarantee our customers full confidence in a consistent flying experience anywhere in the world — offering the best value in the industry through our unique asset-light flight solutions.”
“We are extremely proud of our long-standing partnership with VistaJet and are thrilled that they have again chosen Bombardier aircraft to support their fleet expansion plans,” said Éric Martel, president and chief executive officer, Bombardier. “With unmatched performance and comfort, the Global 7500 and Challenger 350 are the perfect aircraft to support VistaJet’s rapid growth as more people turn to business aviation and the enhanced safety and reliability it provides.”
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