Challenger 3500 Changes Were Due As Competition Rises, Analysts Say

Challenger 3500 unveiling
Eric Martel, Bombardier president and CEO, unveils the Challenger 3500 at a celebration Sept. 14.
Credit: Molly McMillin / Aviation Week
MONTREAL-The time was right for Bombardier Aerospace to introduce its Challenger 3500 super-midsize business jet, a refreshed Challenger 350 planned to enter service in late 2022, the company and analysts say, as competition in the segment continues to stiffen. Bombardier unveiled the revamped...
Molly McMillin

Molly McMillin, a 25-year aviation journalist, is managing editor of business aviation for the Aviation Week Network and editor-in-chief of The Weekly of Business Aviation, an Aviation Week market intelligence report.

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