- Company exercises two options previously announced as part of an order placed in December 2015
- With the Global 6000 aircraft's exceptional long-range performance, today's announcement positions Zetta Jet as a leading private jet operator in Asia
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb 17, 2016) - Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that fast-growing private jet operator Zetta Jet has exercised options for a total of two Global 6000 ultra-long range business aircraft. These two options were part of an announcement for one firm order plus four options originally announced on December 15, 2015, for the same aircraft model. Additionally, Zetta Jet has procured options for two more Global 6000 business jets. With today's announcement, Zetta Jet's total aircraft order with Bombardier stands at three firm Global 6000 aircraft with options for four additional business jets. Based on the 2016 list prices for standard-equipped aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately $187 million. The value could increase to $436 million if all the options are exercised.
"Zetta Jet's remarkable rate of growth has been achieved by offering its customers the ultimate combination of luxury, performance and personalized service. The Bombardier Global 6000, with its exceptional cabin comfort, high-speed range and proven reliability, is an ideal choice to take this success to the next level," said Peter Likoray, Senior Vice President, Sales, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "The Global 6000 business jet reflects our company's leading ability to create high-quality aircraft with cutting-edge technology, and we thank Zetta Jet for this sound endorsement of our products."
Established in August 2015, and based in Singapore, Zetta Jet flies exclusively Global aircraft. The aircraft ordered today are slated to operate out of the company's North American hub in Los Angeles.
"At Zetta Jet, our promise is to deliver the ultimate private jet experience to the world's most discerning customers. Not only is the Global 6000 aircraft one of the most impressive business jets ever produced, it delivers the perfect combination of comfort, range and performance sought by the international travelling elite who make up our clientele. This aircraft has already demonstrated that it is a perfect fit for us, and these new aircraft will greatly strengthen our value proposition," said Geoffery Cassidy, Managing Director, Zetta Jet.
Global 6000 aircraft: The Global 6000 business jet offers more cabin volume and more floor space than any other aircraft in its class. No other business jet in the ultra-long-range segment today matches the high-speed range capability and mission flexibility delivered by this aircraft. Offering the ultimate in cabin comfort, this impressive jet can link Moscow to Los Angeles non-stop with eight passengers and four crew*. It can travel 6,000 NM (11,112 km) at M 0.85 with up to eight passengers*.
About Zetta Jet
Zetta Jet is the world's first truly personalized private airline. With six strategically positioned offices worldwide, and a growing fleet of the most technologically advanced aircraft in the private aviation industry, Zetta Jet promises to deliver the ultimate in bespoke luxury experiences to an elite ultra-high net-worth clientele.
Headquartered in Singapore, Zetta Jet is a FAA certificated air carrier with its Scheduling and Operations Centre (SOC) in Los Angeles, and leverages an established network of sales and support offices in New York, London, San José, Harbin and Singapore. Experience luxury travel like never before with Zetta Jet. It's about time.
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