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  • Bombardier is set to debut its Global 7500 aircraft at the Singapore Airshow between Tuesday and Sunday
  • The Global 7500 holds the title of the longest-range flight in business aviation with more than 8,225 nautical miles
  • The company has delivered more than 150 of the aircrafts to date
  • Shares of Bombardier are down 0.019 per cent to C$52.33 as of 10:19 am ET

Bombardier (TSX:BBD.A) is set to debut its Global 7500 aircraft at the Singapore Airshow between Tuesday and Sunday.

In a news release, the Montreal-based aviation company stated its latest aircraft holds the title of the longest-range flight in business aviation, with more than 8,225 nautical miles flown.

Additionally, the Global 7500 jet is said to have seamless, smooth rides and is the largest and longest-range business aircraft that is certified and in service.

The Global 7500 aircraft is the perfect choice for our Asia-Pacific customers seeking the finest business jet for long-distance travel. It is also a capable option for specialized and defense clients who need a reliable workhorse for a variety of missions,” Jean-Christophe Gallagher, executive vice president of aircraft sales and Bombardier Defense, said in a statement.

Over the past six-month period, the Global 7500 aircraft has flown multiple record-breaking missions, while the company has delivered more than 150 of the aircraft.

Notably, the aircraft has a top speed of Mach 0.925 and a range of 7,700 nautical miles. Its latest flight includes from Los Angeles to New York, and New York to London. Its longest flight was out of London City Airport.

In addition to debuting its Global 7500 aircraft in Singapore, Bombardier announced it has expanded its cost-per-flight-hour program by introducing Smart Services Defense for its special mission, medevac, head-of-state and government operators.

The Smart Services Defense program provides its clientele with cost-per-flight-hour programs that provide budget predictability for essential aircraft parts and maintenance costs.

“Smart Services Defense customers can also choose from a wide selection of optional maintenance and operations cost offerings to design a program for maximum peace of mind. With Smart Services Defense, customers receive an enhanced cost coverage package that is customizable to their needs – and backed by Bombardier’s more than three decades’ experience with cost-per-flight hour solutions,” Paul Sislian, executive vice president of aftermarket services and strategy at Bombardier, said in a statement.

Bombardier is a global leader in aviation, focused on designing, manufacturing and servicing the world’s most exceptional business jets.

Shares of Bombardier are down 0.019 per cent to C$52.33 as of 10:19 am ET.

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