Bombardier Business Aircraft
Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bombardier Inc boasts a heritage of innovation that brings together more than 100 years of aviation history. The acquisition of Canadair Inc. in 1986 was the first of several strategic moves that would see Bombardier consolidate leading aircraft design and manufacturing experience from around the world. In the following six years, Bombardier grew in strength and stature, by acquiring the world’s first aircraft production company – Northern Ireland-based Short Brothers plc, in 1989 – followed soon thereafter by Learjet Inc of Wichita, USA, in 1990; and de Havilland Canada in 1992.
In 2014, the former Bombardier Aerospace was reorganized into three segments – Business Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, and Aerostructures and Engineering Services — in order to enhance agility and respond quickly to evolving customer needs, changing market dynamics and world events. Each unit reports directly to the President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier Inc.
Bombardier Business Aircraft offers the industry’s broadest portfolio of business jets with its popular Learjet*, Challenger* and Global* aircraft families. In their respective segments, the Learjet 70* and Learjet 75* aircraft feature superior cruise speeds, high climb rates and operating ceilings, and competitive operating costs. In the medium category, the new Challenger 650* aircraft entered service in 2015, joining the class-defining Challenger 350* to offer industry-leading cabin design and amenities as well as performance and reliability attributes synonymous with the Challenger family. The Global* long-range aircraft family comprises the Global 5000* and Global 6000* jets, and will soon welcome the Global 7000* and Global 8000* aircraft program, designed with uncompromising levels of range, speed and cabin comfort.
Bombardier Business Aircraft supports its customers globally through an international network of field service personnel, wholly owned and authorized service centers, 24/7 customer response centers, a mobile parts delivery service, spare parts depots, and pilot and maintenance training facilities.