On April 8th, 2016 Bombardier has a press release that will display three of their leading business aircrafts during this year’s Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) which is going to be located at Hongqiao airport in China from April 12-14 2016. There aircrafts that will be shown at this exhibition are the Global 6000, Challenger 650, and Challenger 350.
Khader Matter, the vice president of Bombardier Business Aircraft sales in Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, and China talks about the showcasing of these aircrafts.
“ABACE is gaining momentum every year, and once again, we are delighted to participate in full force with three of our aircraft on display.”He then goes on to talk about how doing this will reinforce their presence in the marketplace.
“With a very strong fleet of more than 120 aircraft based in Greater China, Bombardier is well-positioned to further reinforce its current presence as a world-class provider of efficiency-enhancing business aircraft in the region.”
Matter explains how much of their target and focus is going to be in China. They have a plan of how the next 10 years will pan out for Bombardier in this location.
“We expect China to be an active market in the next 10 years. Growth in the region will be driven by the medium and large categories of aircraft and the opening of airspace for civil aviation and significant investment in airport infrastructure should help increase the demand for business jets in China.”
The Global 6000 will have the most about of cabin volume and floor space than any aircraft built in their class. Customers who order the Global 6000 will have the option of adding a shower to the aircraft. This will ensure that the passengers will be refreshed and ready for whatever they plan for at their destination.
The Challenger 650 will have redesigned galley and seats. Not only this, but the aircraft will include the largest in class high definition monitors. This aircraft has a range capability of 7,408 km.
The Challenger 350 will have a range capability of 3,200 km. This aircraft will be able to maximize the amount of natural light exposed into the interior due to its highly advanced cabin.