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October 13, 2008 08:12 ET

Bombardier Aerospace Adds Experience and International Business Acumen to Commercial Aircraft Sales Efforts in India

HYDERABAD, INDIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 13, 2008) - Trung Ngo, Vice President Sales, Asia-Pacific, is spearheading Bombardier Commercial Aircraft's sales efforts in India with a team of experienced aviation sales executives.

Dubbed "Team India", Mr. Ngo is joined by Sunder Venkat, Sales Director - India, and Ryan Debrusk, Sales Director - Asia-Pacific region, at India Aviation 2008 in Hyderabad. The three bring over 60 years of aviation industry experience and international business acumen to new and existing customers in India.

"One of our first orders of business is to showcase the CRJ900 NextGen regional jet at India Aviation 2008 in Hyderabad," said Mr. Ngo. "The CRJ900 NextGen aircraft is the ideal demonstration of what Bombardier Commercial Aircraft can offer India's growing aviation market."

Mr. Ngo has been with Bombardier since 1982, most recently as Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Bombardier Regional Aircraft. On August 27, 2008 he was named Vice President, Sales, Asia-Pacific - a large sales region that includes India. Mr. Ngo, who holds an MBA and another degree in Mechanical Engineering, also spent four years in a senior position with Bombardier Transportation.

Sunder Venkat was appointed Sales Director - India effective September 1, 2008. Based in India and an ardent aviation enthusiast, he arrived at Bombardier following a distinguished career with a major aircraft engine company.

Ryan Debrusk is a graduate of international business studies who joined Bombardier eight years ago. Among other assignments, he was responsible for customer support activities in India. In his current role as Sales Director - Asia-Pacific, Mr. Debrusk covers India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, South Korea and Japan.

About Bombardier Commercial Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft is a world leader in the design and production of aircraft that seat up to 145 passengers. Its mission is to provide a complete range of commercial aircraft optimized for best-in-class efficiency with the highest level of customer service. The product portfolio is comprised of three commercial aircraft families: for short-haul operations, the Q400 NextGen airliner is a fast, fuel-efficient and lower-emission 70- to 80-seat large turboprop. In medium-haul applications, the CRJ NextGen family of aircraft is the benchmark for regional jet efficiency in the 60- to 100-seat segment. For longer routes, the CSeries airliners are the world's newest and most advanced single-aisle aircraft designed specifically for 110- to 130-seat comfort and setting new standards in technology, fuel efficiency and reduced environmental impact.

About Bombardier

A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from commercial aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, systems and services, Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2008, were $17.5 billion US, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). Bombardier is listed as an index component to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. News and information are available at www.bombardier.com.

Bombardier, CRJ, CRJ900, CSeries, NextGen and Q400 are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

Notes to Editors

Images of CRJ NextGen, CSeries and Q400 NextGen aircraft are available in the press releases section and Multimedia Library at: www.aero.bombardier.com

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