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The Luxury Jet Industry Has a New Long-Range Champion

  • Plane’s new reach of 7,700 nautical miles takes distance crown
  • Flying from New York to Hong Hong, Singapore to San Francisco
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Bombardier Announces New Long-Haul Private Jet
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Bombardier Inc. is extending the range of its marquee business jet to 7,700 nautical miles, unseating the Gulfstream G650 as the long-distance champ of the private-aircraft industry.

The 300-mile improvement for the Global 7000 means the plane will be able to whisk passengers from New York to Hong Kong, or Singapore to San Francisco, Bombardier said in a statement Sunday. A flight-test program with five aircraft has demonstrated the added reach, the company said.