Tag: global

Bombardier on Track with New Global 5500 and 6500

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier has announced that the flight test program for the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft is progressing on schedule, with 70 per cent of flight testing complete. “The response to the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft has been overwhelmingly positive since their unveiling at EBACE,” said David Coleal, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “The […]

Rolls-Royce Reveals More Problems with Troubled Trent 1000 Engines

Reading Time: 2 minutes In April this year Rolls-Royce provided an update on the management of a durability issue affecting the Intermediate Pressure Compressor in a population of Trent 1000 engines, known as Package C engines. An update on the company’s operational response to this issue was provided on May 30. Since identifying this issue, we have undertaken a […]

Bombardier Unveils Two New Longer-Range Business Jet Variants

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier, the plane and train manufacturer has chosen the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE2018), in Geneva, Switzerland to unveil two longer-range variants of its successful Global business jets. David Coleal, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft commented that: “Bombardier’s two newest Global aircraft are the result of our unrelenting commitment to innovation, excellence and most […]

Bombardier Continues To Expand Worldwide Parts Availability

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Business Aircraft confirmed its continued expansion of worldwide parts availability for its growing fleet of Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. As part of the company’s commitment to operators in the United States, Latin America, and Asia, Bombardier Business Aircraft recently opened parts depots in Miami, Florida and Tianjin, China. Combined with its two-year warranty […]

Qantas Heading Back to Beijing

Reading Time: 1 minute Qantas is boosting its presence in China with a resumption of Sydney-Beijing nonstop flights from late January 2017. The daily flight will be operated with Airbus A330-200s and marks a return to the Chinese capital for the first time since Qantas withdrew from the route in 2009. It also comes ahead of Virgin Australia’s daily […]