Bombardier Business Aircraft and VistaJet today celebrated an important milestone as the private jet company officially welcomed the 100th Bombardier business jet into the fold. The occasion was marked by a ceremony at the 2016 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva.
VistaJet, the global leader in business aviation, today reached an important milestone in its history when it welcomed its 100th ever aircraft to its fleet. The company has invested billions in jets in the past decade, growing its fleet from just 5 jets in 2006 to over 60 today, with a market value of more than $1.8bn.
VistaJet, the global leader in business aviation, today is excited to announce that it intends to move its corporate HQ to Malta, as it prepares for the next phase of its growth. The move follows the milestone delivery of the company’s 50th Maltese registered aircraft.
In the 2015 calendar year, both the number of passengers flying with VistaJet and its overall flight traffic increased in all of its core markets, making 2015 the company’s strongest year to date. Worldwide flight traffic increased more than 21 per cent year-on-year when compared to 2014 and the total number of passengers flying with VistaJet increased by more than 23 per cent.
A Bombardier Challenger 350 aircraft, owned by VistaJet, a global leader in premium long-range private jet travel, set a world speed record in its class, flying from Napa Valley to the Cayman Islands – a distance of 2,774 miles (4,463 km) – in five hours and five minutes.
VistaJet, the global leader in premium long-range private jet travel, announced that Apex Air, a Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) authorized business jet operator will manage and operate a China based fleet of aircraft for VistaJet’s Flight Solution Program.