- Fourth Global 6000 jet to join Comlux VIP fleet
- Fleet to be comprised of seven Bombardier business aircraft
Montréal, May 25, 2016 – Bombardier announced the signing of a purchasing agreement for a Global 6000 business jet to be operated by Fly Comlux, the VIP charter division of Comlux, who currently operates a fleet featuring a total of six Bombardier business aircraft—including Challenger 605, Challenger 850, Global 5000, Global 6000. This additional Global 6000 aircraft complements its existing VIP widebody fleet, and contributes to the company’s position as a leading wide-cabin and long-haul VIP charter and aircraft management provider in Europe, Central Asia, Russia and the Middle East.
Comlux is a leading worldwide VIP charter services operator with offices in Zurich, Malta, Almaty, Aruba, Moscow and Bahrain, specializing in widebody, long-range aircraft operations. Comlux offers its customers a comprehensive set of services including aircraft management, sales and acquisitions, cabin design, completion, and maintenance services. Created in 2008 and located at Indianapolis International Airport, Comlux’s Completion and Maintenance Repair Organization—Comlux America—has extensive capabilities to perform maintenance, refurbishment and upgrades, and has been a Bombardier Business Aircraft authorized Aircraft-On-Ground (AOG) Line Maintenance Facility since 2009.
“We are delighted that Comlux has chosen to expand its fleet with an additional Global 6000 jet. This is a testament to Comlux’s confidence in Bombardier Business Aircraft and in our ultra-long-range aircraft,” said Peter Likoray, Senior Vice President, Sales, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “With its winning combination of cabin comfort, high-speed range and performance, the Global 6000 business jet is the ideal aircraft to meet the needs of Comlux’s elite clientele.”
Global 6000 aircraft: The Global 6000 business jet offers more cabin volume and more floor space than any other aircraft in its class. Continuously meeting the travel needs of different customers, Bombardier offers Global 6000 customers the option of adding a shower to their aircraft—ensuring they reach their destination rested, refreshed and ready for the day ahead.
No other business jet in the ultra-long-range segment today matches the high-speed range capability and mission flexibility delivered by this aircraft. Offering the ultimate in cabin comfort, this impressive jet can link Moscow to Los Angeles non-stop with eight passengers and four crew*. It can travel 6,000 NM (11,112 km) at M 0.85 with up to eight passengers*.
About Comlux The Aviation Group
Comlux The Aviation Group is one of the leaders in business aviation, operating worldwide with the highest standards of safety and quality. Beyond VIP charter operations, Comlux offers a comprehensive set of services to VIP customers who wish to have their own aircraft managed personally and professionally. This includes exclusive aircraft management, sales and acquisitions, cabin design and completion as well as maintenance and engineering services.
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*Under certain operating conditions.
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SOURCE: Bombardier Business Aircraft