Bombardier expands Flexjet Asia-Pacific charter network

Global Wings, Inc. joins region’s premier charter service

Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it has selected Global Wings, Inc. of Tokyo, Japan, as a new operator for its growing Bombardier Flexjet Asia-Pacific business jet charter network.

Global Wings, Inc. will offer Bombardier Flexjet Asia-Pacific customers access to business aircraft flights throughout Asia on a new Bombardier Learjet 45 XR super light business jet it will begin operating this spring.

“As the first program of its kind, Bombardier Flexjet Asia-Pacific has helped shape and define the Asian charter market,” stated Tak Masamura, president and chief executive officer, Global Wings, Inc. “We are delighted to be part of this innovative service and look forward to working with Bombardier and other partners to further develop business jet travel throughout Asia and, more specifically, between Japan and China.”

Judith Moreton, managing director, Bombardier Flexjet International, observed: “Demand for business aviation in Asia continues to grow and evolve, and this new association reflects our ongoing commitment to solidify our program and better serve charter users.”

Bombardier Flexjet Asia-Pacific has recorded steady growth since beginning operations in February 2002. Other operators in the Bombardier Flexjet Asia-Pacific network include: Rainbow Jet Co. Ltd. based in China, Macau-based Jet Asia Ltd., Subic International Air Charter Inc. of the Philippines, Singapore-based Pacific Flight Services and ExecuJet Australia. All charter operators in the network are certified by Wyvern International to ensure operational excellence and impeccable safety standards.

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Leo Knaapen
Bombardier Aerospace
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