Bombardier Aerospace

Bombardier Aerospace

January 20, 2014 09:00 ET

Bombardier Aerospace Delivers 238 Aircraft and Receives Orders for 388 Aircraft in 2013

- Business aircraft: 180 deliveries; 305 net orders

- Commercial aircraft: 55 deliveries; 81 net orders

- Amphibious aircraft: 3 deliveries; 2 net orders

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 20, 2014) - Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it delivered 238 aircraft during 2013, compared to 233 aircraft deliveries in the previous calendar year ended December 31, 2012. The company also received orders for 388 aircraft, net of cancellations, compared to 481 orders, net of cancellations, for the previous year.

"The global economy has remained persistently sluggish, and with its recovery taking longer than originally anticipated, 2013 continued to be a challenging year for aviation," said Guy Hachey, President and Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Aerospace. "Despite this difficult environment, we put in a solid performance overall. We had a successful order intake that included firm orders from a broad base of customers located in both traditional and emerging markets. A few of these included Flexjet LLC, VistaJet, American Airlines, the Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC) of Russia and Iraqi Airways."

"Bombardier's strategy of geographic diversification in targeted countries continued to gain momentum in 2013. Our focus to expand our products' presence in growing international markets yielded results with orders from customers based in Africa, Asia-Pacific, China, the Middle East and Russia. We are encouraged by the volume of orders for both business and commercial aircraft, and the resulting strong order backlog. As well, we achieved a significant milestone with the sale of one of our Bombardier 415 amphibious aircraft to a customer in the U.S.," added Mr. Hachey.

Business Aircraft

In 2013, Bombardier delivered 180 business jets, compared to 179 for the previous calendar year ended December 31, 2012. Bombardier delivered 10 fewer business aircraft in 2013 compared to guidance, mainly due to the transition from the Learjet 40 XR and Learjet 45 XR aircraft to the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft, which entered into service in the fourth quarter of 2013. During this same period, the company received 305 net orders for business jets, compared to 343 for the previous year.

Commercial Aircraft

In 2013, Bombardier delivered 55 commercial aircraft, compared to 50 for the previous calendar year ended December 31, 2012. The 2013 deliveries were in line with guidance. During this same period, the company received 81 net orders for commercial aircraft, compared to 138 for the previous year.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world's only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

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All calendar year 2013 delivery and order numbers are unaudited.

Annex tables provide delivery and net order totals for business, commercial and amphibious aircraft for calendar years 2013 and 2012 ending December 31.

Bombardier, Bombardier 415, Learjet 40, Learjet 45, Learjet 70, Learjet 75, NextGen, Q400, Q-Series, The Evolution of Mobility and XR are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.


Aircraft delivery totals

Aircraft Deliveries
12-month period
(ended Dec. 31, 2013)
12-month period
(ended Dec. 31, 2012)
Business aircraft
LearjetSeries 29 39
ChallengerSeries 89 86
GlobalSeries 62 54
180 179
Commercial aircraft
CRJSeries 26 14
Q-Series 29 36
55 50
Amphibious aircraft
Bombardier 415 3 4
Grand total 238 233

Aircraft net order totals

Aircraft Net orders
12-month period
(ended Dec. 31, 2013)
Net orders
12-month period
(ended Dec. 31, 2012)
Business aircraft 305 343
CRJSeries 30 73
Q400 17 50
CSeries 34 15
Commercial aircraft 81 138
Amphibious aircraft 2 0
Grand total 388 481

Note: All calendar year 2013 delivery and order numbers are unaudited.

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