The Bombardier Global Express XRS is an ultra-long-range private jet designed and manufactured by Bombardier Aerospace. The Global Express XRS was introduced in 2003 as the successor to the Global Express, the first-in-the-line. The XRS also features a more powerful engine, the Rolls-Royce BR710A2-20, which provides improved performance and efficiency.
It is featured in Fly Alliance’s fractional and jet card fleet.
Ultra Long Range Cabin
Cabin Size & Passengers
Up to 13
6,055 nautical miles
Max Operating Speed:
195 cubic feet
Dedicated Jet Card:
A new Bombardier Global Express XRS is listed at $59 million
The Global Express XRS made its first flight in April 2003. It was certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in June 2005.
It features more powerful Rolls-Royce BR710-A2-20 turbofan engines compared to the original Global Express BR710-A2-10 engines. It offers an increased range of up to 6,190 nautical miles compared to the Global Express range of up to 6,000 nautical miles.
The Global Express XRS has the same cabin dimensions as the Global Express. It has a cabin height of 6.25 feet, a width of 8.17 feet, and a length of 48.35 feet. There are three distinct zones and lavatories at the entry and rear cabin. There is accessible baggage storage via the rear lavatory.
The XRS increased range of up to 6,150 nautical miles (7,080 miles), offered a redesigned cabin, and advanced systems and avionics.
When in production, a new Global Express XRS was priced at $59 million. Used XRS models range from around $14 million.
Bombardier improved its already successful Global Express when it introduced the upgraded XRS in 2003. The Global Express XRS bears all of the qualities of its ultra-long-range older sibling but with a greater range and a modified design. With significant improvements, it’s no surprise that the XRS replaced the original Express in 2005.
The Global Express XRS is nearly identical to the original Express, but has a greater range and a modified design. Compared to the original Global Express, the XRS has an increased range of about 1,000 extra nautical miles (from 5,000 to 6,000, hence the model names), as well as an improved cabin layout and more advanced cabin lighting system. The range increased comes by way of an additional 1,486-lb fuel tank at the wing root. Its cabin, unlike the 5000, remained identical to the original Express with a length of 48 feet and 4 inches.
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New in the XRS cabin are two more windows–taking the total on the aircraft to 27. The viewing area of the windows is also enlarged to bring extra ambient light into the cabin, especially in the vestibule area of the forward cabin. Interior light is being further improved by the use of a more versatile and reliable LED system. The crew rest area will be moved to the right side of the aircraft, with the galley on the left to provide a more open feel to the front end of the cabin. The crew rest provision will comply with charter regulations for flights of up to 12 hours–two hours more than the current allowable maximum.