Unicorp National Developments in Orlando, Florida
has taken delivery of what is the first Global 5500 business jet
to be based in the United States.
The aircraft, which has a range of 5,900 nautical
miles (10,928 km), will be available for charter.
“Our team at Unicorp is beyond excited to benefit
from the first Global 5500 aircraft in the United States,” said
Chuck Whittall, President, Unicorp National Developments. “This
aircraft will allow us to travel with less fuss and more peace of
The Global 5500 business jet entered service last
month, joining Bombardier’s new large-cabin family alongside the
outstanding Global 6500 aircraft and the industry flagship Global
The Global 5500 aircraft’s impressive range can
take passengers nonstop from Florida to Sao Paolo, Paris, London
“We are thrilled that Unicorp will be using this
high-performing, high-value Global business jet to facilitate
travel needs,” said Peter Likoray, Senior Vice President,
Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “With
its intercontinental range and best-in-class cabin experience, the
Global 5500 aircraft is a valuable asset for companies looking for
safe and efficient transport.”
Unicorp’s Global 5500 aircraft will
be available for charter out of Orlando International Airport via
Elite Air, under a Part 135 charter certificate.