Bombardier Aerospace: Arab Wings is First in Middle East to Fly Global 5000 Jet with Vision Flight Deck
Tuesday, 03 April 2012
Montreal,  Bombardier Aerospace today announced that Arab Wings of Amman, Jordan is the first operator in the Middle East to take delivery of a Global 5000 jet featuring the Vision Flight Deck. The new Global 5000 jet joins Arab Wings’ fleet of business jets, which also includes Challenger 604 and Challenger 605 aircraft.

Khader Mattar, Regional Vice President, Sales, Middle East, Africa and India, Bombardier Business Aircraft said: “We are delighted to welcome Arab Wings, a long-time Bombardier customer, to the Global jet family.

“The Global 5000 business jet, featuring the new Vision Flight Deck, combines comfort, speed and range with the latest in avionics technology. Arab Wings’ customers will be among the first in the world to experience this fantastic jet.”

While Mohammad Abu Ghazaleh, Chairman of Arab Wings added: “The Global 5000 jet’s performance combined with its luxurious and spacious cabin makes it the ideal aircraft to meet the needs of our discerning customers.”

Founded in 1975, Arab Wings is one of the first and longest standing private, executive jet charter operators in Jordan and in the Middle East. In addition to charter services, Arab Wings offers aircraft handling, aircraft management and medical evacuation. Arab Wings is owned by the International Wings Group, an aviation holding company established in 2009.

 The Arab Wings maintenance facility in Amman is a Bombardier Aircraft-on-Ground (AOG) and Line Maintenance Facility (LMF) for Challenger 604 and Challenger 605 aircraft.

According to Bombardier Aerospace the Vision Flight Deck is "a breakthrough in business aviation, the Vision Flight Deck is designed to deliver a completely new cockpit experience".

By combining the best in technological advancements with superior designer aesthetics, it provides pilots flying Bombardier Global aircraft an unprecedented level of control and comfort. The Vision Flight Deck introduces the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion® avionics suite, providing an integrated flight deck to ensure interoperability between systems. 
 Bombardier and Arab Wings executives celebrate the delivery of the first Global 5000 jet with Vision flight deck to fly in the Middle East at Bombardier’s facilities in Dorval, Canada, on April 3, 2012. 

Source: Bombardier Aerospace