Bombardier has unveiled
two additions to its business jet fleet: the Global 5500 and
Global 6500 aircraft.
The two new aircraft have ranges of 5,700 and 6,600
nautical miles, respectively, and top speeds of Mach 0.90.
"Bombardier's two newest Global aircraft are the
result of our unrelenting commitment to innovation, excellence and
most of all, our desire to deliver unmatched capabilities to our
customers," said David Coleal, President, Bombardier Business
Aircraft. "This next generation of performance stems from the
winning DNA of our Global family of aircraft, now further enhanced
through a newly optimized wing, a fully reimagined cabin and new,
The Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft build on the
success of the Global 5000 and Global 6000 aircraft by offering
500 and 600 nautical miles of additional range, respectively,
coupled with an up to 13% fuel burn advantage.
Taking total performance to new heights, the
aircraft also deliver a range increase of up to 1,300 nautical
miles when operating out of hot-weather and high-altitude
conditions, thanks to increased thrust and improved fuel
Purpose-built Rolls-Royce Pearl engines and a
new wing make the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft cleaner and
The Global 5500 aircraft can connect Sao Paolo
and Paris, and Moscow and Los Angeles while the Global 6500 aircraft
will be able to connect Hong Kong or Singapore and London, and Toluca and
The Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft are
expected to enter service at the end of 2019.