- Private charter operator NetJets will be the fleet launch customer of Bombardier’s new flagship Global 8000.
- The private jet will become the new world’s fastest purpose-built business aircraft.
- NetJets’ Global 8000 cabin will mirror its Global 7500 predecessor with a bedroom and dining room.
Canadian planemaker Bombardier is one step closer to bringing its new flagship private jet to market. On Tuesday, the company revealed private aircraft operator NetJets will be the fleet launch customer of the Global 8000, which will be the world’s new fastest business plane. Expected to enter service in 2025, the jet will steal the speed crown from the 12-seater Cessna Citation X+, which can fly up to Mach 0.935. The jet builds on the success of its predecessor, the Global 7500, which currently holds the title of the world’s largest and longest-ranged purpose-built private aircraft, reaching Mach 0.925 and flying up to 7,700 nautical miles (8,861 miles).
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