Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Big news from Bombardier - Five Learjet 75s sold to secret customer

Learjet 75                         Photo Bombardier
The Canadian transport firm Bombardier announced earlier this week that it sold five Learjet 75 aircraft - to a secretive undisclosed customer.  The deal would have been worth around US$69 million on 2019 list prices, yet the true value is nearer US$49 million.

"The ultimate business tools, Learjet 75 aircraft feature industry-leading performance and help drive direct bottom line results,” Peter Likoray, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “Reliability and longevity are just two of the reasons customers among Fortune 500 companies continue to choose Learjet aircraft for productivity gains. With its bevvy of recent enhancements, the Learjet 75 aircraft is a superior business jet offering in terms of size, performance and reliability, all at highly competitive operating cost."

The Learjet 75 is the only business jet in its class to feature an eight-seat double-club configuration, a flat floor throughout the cabin and a pocket door for reduced noise levels. Since acquiring the Learjet Corporation in 1990, Bombardier has introduced an impressive eight new models, including the best-selling Learjet 75 aircraft, which entered service in 2013.

The Firm also recently announced that it was welling off its structures business in Belfast and Morocco to cut costs and firmer solidify its business in North America. 

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