AVWest orders five Global 6000 aircraft


Five firm orders valued at $292.5 million at 2012 list price, adding to their previous order for Global 7000 and Global 8000 jets

Bombardier Global 6000Bombardier Aerospace has announced that AVWest of Australia has placed firm order for five Global 6000 business jets, featuring the new Vision Flight Deck.

The total value of this overall order is approximately $292.5 million US, based on the 2012 list price for typically equipped aircraft.

“Bombardier’s Global aircraft portfolio is unique to our industry. Together, the Global aircraft family offers range, cabin volume and flight deck commonality that is unmatched by any competitive product,” said Steve Ridolfi, president, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “AVWest and Bombardier have a solid, long-standing relationship. We are delighted that they continue to place their confidence in Bombardier and the Global aircraft family.”

In June 2011, Bombardier confirmed that AVWest placed firm orders for four Global 7000 and two Global 8000 jets.

“The Global 6000 jet is today’s perfect solution to connecting key long range city pairs non-stop.” said Tim Roberts, principal, AVWest. “In addition, the Vision Flight Deck and the overall commonality with the forthcoming Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft make it the obvious choice for AVWest.”