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Mon, 6 December 2021

NetJets Takes Delivery of First of 20 Global 7500 Aircraft

(06 Dec 2021)  NetJets has taken delivery of its first Global 7500 business jet.

With a 7,700 nm (14,260 km) range, NetJets Owners will be able to fly from New York to Beijing or San Francisco to Sydney without refueling stops.

In addition to being Bombardiers 1,000th Global aircraft delivery, the plane is the first of NetJets firm order for 20 Global 7500 aircraft.

Bombardier Global 7500. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.
Bombardier Global 7500. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com

We take pride in operating one of the industrys most advanced fleets, and we are delighted to accept our first Global 7500 aircraft today. The Global 7500 aircraft adds a new dimension to our long-range aircraft offerings, said Patrick Gallagher, President, Sales, Marketing and Services, NetJets. At a time when demand for our aircraft is at its highest, our strategy is focused on continuing to deliver solutions that meet our Owners needs and expectations. We anticipate our Owners will appreciate the added value the aircraft brings and know they will be thrilled to experience flight in the Global 7500 business jet.

PricewaterhouseCoopers recently led a study of the economic footprint of the Global 7500 aircraft in Qubec, Ontario and Canada. Results show that between 2010 and 2019, the Global 7500 program development contributed and facilitated a total economic footprint in Canada of $4.8 billion in GDP as well as an annual average of 3,386 full-time equivalent jobs.

In addition, through its overall manufacturing activities, Bombardier is expected to contribute and facilitate $2.0 billion in GDP per year to the Canadian economy and 8,456 jobs per year on average.

The incomparable Global 7500 business jet will now delight NetJets Owners not only with its industry-leading range, but also by its unique Nuage seat, Soleil lighting system and four true living spaces. We are proud that our 1,000th Global aircraft delivery represents the first Global 7500 aircraft to join the NetJets fleet, said ric Martel, CEO and President, Bombardier. This double celebration sees our flagship aircraft become NetJets flagship business jet, and its a signature moment for all of us, as we cap off a remarkable year in aviation. I want to thank the many talented team members, past and present, who have supported the Global program during the last two decades, and our dedicated customers who have enjoyed the Global experience.

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