Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it has received firm orders for 12 Global 8000 business jets from an undisclosed customer. The transaction is valued at approximately $804 million US, based on the 2013 list price for typically equipped aircraft.Bombardier announced today that VistaJet, a world-leading luxury aviation company and exclusive operator of Bombardier business aircraft, has placed firm orders for 20 Challenger 350 jets and options for an additional 20 Challenger 350 jets. The transaction for the firm aircraft order is valued at approximately $518 million US based on 2013 list prices. If all the options are exercised, the total value of the order is approximately $1.035 billion US, based on 2013 list prices. Deliveries for the Challenger 350 aircraft, launched last May 20, will begin in mid-2014."Following a historic Global aircraft order late last year, we are very proud that VistaJet has once again chosen to partner with Bombardier for their fleet expansion needs. Our newly launched Challenger 350 jet will be an excellent complement to their existing fleet of Bombardier aircraft," said Steve Ridolfi, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "The Challenger 350 jet's superior performance, new cabin and best-in-class operating costs will further support VistaJet's global expansion and mission to offer the ultimate business jet family across the world".Featuring a jump seat for the cabin hostess and a cabin divider privacy curtain, the VistaJet Challenger 350 aircraft configuration mirrors the high standard and privacy of its larger counterparts within the fleet. The Challenger 350 jet is equipped with the latest cabin management system, including features such as in flight Internet access via WIFI, a modern business suite and trim panel speakers for the ultimate in flight sound.Source: Bombardier
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