By Alex Andrews
Bombardier Business Aircraft and VistaJet jointly announced the largest single transaction in the history of business aviation on Wednesday 28 November 2012, with VistaJet ordering up to 142 Bombardier Global business jets.
The luxury Swiss aviation company has placed firm orders for 56 Global jets from Bombardier – worth approximately $3.1 billion – and options for a further 86 Global jets. The deal will be worth more than $7.8 billion should all options be excercised.
Corporate Jet Investor caught up with Steve Ridolfi, president of Bombardier Business Aircraft and Thomas Flohr, founder and chairman of VistaJet after breaking the news at Somerset House, London. Watch the exclusive video footage below: