|The US $45 Million Bombardier Global Express XRS (Global 6000) corporate jet first introduce in 2006 is slated to be Pacific Global One's flagship VIP jet which can fly an altitude of up to 51,000-ft., and range of 6,500 nautical miles with cruising speed of Mach 0.85, (maximum cruise speed of 950 kph and an average speed of 907 kph). |
The 19 seater ultra-long-range jet aircraft is powered by two BMW Rolls Royce BR 10A2-20 turbofan engines and is capable of reaching London and San Francisco from Manila non stop.
The Manuel V. Pangilinan chaired Pacific Global One Aviation Co. has PLDT as its major stockholder together with Philex Mining Corp., Jubilee Sky Ltd., Metro Pacific Investments Corp., Meralco Powergen Corp. and Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. comprising the rest of the group.
The aircraft is slated for delivery in January 2013 from Quebec to Manila via Vancouver. Bombardier is the third-largest airplane manufacturer in the world after Boeing and Airbus.