Bom­bardier un­veils largest busi­ness jet

Business Traveller (Middle East) - - Upfront -

BOM­BARDIER HAS LAUNCHED what is billed as the world’s largest pur­pose-built busi­ness jet com­plete with four liv­ing spa­ces, full-sized crew rest area and gourmet gal­ley. The Ar­chi­tect – the fourth Global 7000 flight test plane (FTV4) – can host eight pas­sen­gers and of­fers a range of 7,400nm, mean­ing it could op­er­ate non­stop be­tween Dubai and New York. On board pas­sen­gers can watch high-def­i­ni­tion con­tent via the Ka-Band sys­tem. Bom­bardier is also work­ing on a fifth flight test ve­hi­cle, The Mas­ter­piece, which is tar­get­ing a 2018 ser­vice en­try.

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