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Bombardier Aerospace Belfast welcomes record aircraft order ©

Image: Bombardier Business Aircraft  Bombardier Aerospace Belfast has been celebrating the largest business jet order in the history of the company, placed by VistaJet a world-leading luxury aviation company and exclusive operator of Bombardier business aircraft for 142 aircraft signing a contract for 56 aircraft plus 86 options valued at  $7.8 billion at list prices if all options are exercised. The company placed a firm order for 56 Global jets comprising of 25 Global 5000, 25 Global 6000 and six Global 8000 jets deliveries of these aircraft will commence in 2014, with options on a further 40 Global 5000, 40 Global 6000 and six Global 8000 jets. In a statement Bombardier Belfast Management said "This order - the largest ever business aircraft sale in Bombardier's history - will help to sustain jobs and secure our long-term future, in addition to benefiting our local supply chain. Bombardier in Belfast is responsible for the design and manufacture of a range of par