Bombardier Aerospace today announced that Bora Jet Exclusive Charter A.S. has placed an order for an ultra-long range Global Express XRS jet.
“Our Global Express XRS jet will be the very first to be based in Turkey, and will join our existing charter service fleet,” said Faruk Bayindir, managing director, Bora Jet. “This prestigious aircraft will enhance the services we provide our customers.”
Based in Istanbul, Turkey, Bora Jet – a sister company of Orphan Air A.S. – will operate a multi-aircraft fleet, which will also include a Challenger 605 aircraft ordered in February 2008. A new company established to meet the growing V.I.P. travel needs in Turkey, Bora Jet offers aircraft charter services to various destinations throughout the region.
“We are delighted that Bora Jet has selected Bombardier aircraft to serve as the foundation of their business,” said Khader Mattar, regional vice-president, sales, Middle-East and Africa, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “Bora Jet is commited to offering its customers the ultimate in comfort, luxury and technology, and that is reflected in their decision to add the Global Express XRS jet to their fleet.”
Global Express XRS: The pioneering Global Express XRS business jet features the largest cabin of any purpose-built corporate aircraft in service today – offering more cabin volume and more floor space than its closest competitor. Built from a proven and reliable platform, no other business jet in the ultra long-range segment matches the high-speed range capability delivered by this aircraft. Offering the ultimate in cabin comfort, this impressive jet can link Istanbul-Rio de Janeiro non-stop with eight passengers and three-to-four crew**.
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* Pricing subject to change and based on standard configuration.
**Under certain conditions.
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