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Sojitz Begins Charter Operations of Two of Bombardier’s New Global 7500 Aircraft in its Business Jet Segment

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May 10, 2021
Sojitz Corporation

Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”) has added two of Bombardier’s new Global 7500 jets to its charter fleet, expanding its current fleet of eight charter aircraft.

In the business jet market, the Global 7500 boasts a maximum range of 14,260km, enabling non-stop flights* to city pairs such as Tokyo to New York and Tokyo to Mexico. Compared to the former Global 6000 model, the new Global 7500 has additional living space, enhanced performance for takeoff and landing, and high-speed cruise to offer an even more pleasant flight.

*Depending on the weather conditions and number of passengers, non-stop flights may not be possible in certain cases.

Bombardier’s New Global 7500 business jets

[Bombardier’s New Global 7500 business jets]

interiors of the new Global 7500 and former Global 6000

[interiors of the new Global 7500 and former Global 6000]

With business jets, flights can be freely arranged to areas without scheduled flight service, which greatly reduces travel times and provides added security. Business jets function as a tool for businesses by maximizing the valuable time of executives and other flyers. Business jets also reduce the risk of infection and minimize the physical strains of travel, which is an added benefit in light of the recent importance of countermeasures against the spread of infection. These advantages make business jets a top choice for a wide range of clients including executives, international businesspersons, government officials, and athletes. Since the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, inquiries on business jets have tripled.

Sojitz will continue to diversify its menu of offerings to include new aircraft and services to meet the needs of the business jet segment, with the aim of expanding Japan’s business jet market and increasing the convenience of air travel.

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“Sojitz to Expand Business Jet Segment with ‘Phenix Jet’ Brand.” Sojitz Corp.
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“Sojitz Begins Charter Operations of Cayman Island Registered Aircraft in its Business Jet Segment.” Sojitz Corp.
Press Release, 7 May 2021.

For business inquiries, contact:

Sojitz Corporation Business Jet Section +81-3-6871-2508

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