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November 06, 2015 11:45 ET

Bombardier Business Aircraft Sets the Stage for Presence at NBAA 2015

- Business jets from the Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft families will be on static display

- Bombardier will celebrate the winners of its 5th Annual Authorized Service Facility Excellence Awards

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 6, 2015) - Bombardier will bring a stellar line-up to the 68th National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference and exhibition to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada from November 17-19, 2015. The company's most advanced business jets will be on static display, including the Global 7000 aircraft full-size mock-up, the Global 6000 aircraft, both the Challenger 650 and the Challenger 350 aircraft and the Learjet 75 business jet.

"We are returning to NBAA with a very strong product line-up that promises to generate a lot of interest," said David Coleal, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "NBAA is the industry's largest civil aviation trade showand our major presence reflects Bombardier's ongoing position as a leading manufacturer of business aircraft."

Bombardier will also leverage the NBAA stage to showcase the winners of its 5th Annual Authorized Service Facility (ASF) Excellence Awards. The awards, which reflect Bombardier's commitment to delivering its customers world-class service and support, recognize outstanding quality, performance and service to Bombardier customers among heavy and line maintenance facilities within the Bombardier network. The 2015 award recipients are: Aero-Dienst of Berlin, Germany (Overall and Europe categories); Flying Colours Corp of Chesterfield, Missouri (North America category); ExecuJet Middle East, Dubai, UAE (International category); and Tag Engineering of Le Bourget, France (Line Maintenance category). Representatives of the winning ASFs will be on site to receive their award.

Aircraft on Static Display at NBAA 2015

Global 7000 aircraft full-size mock-up: The Global 7000 aircraft will set the standard for a new category of large business jets with four distinct living spaces and a dedicated crew rest area. Passengers flying on the Global 7000 aircraft will experience a spectacularly luxurious and spacious cabin, coupled with a maximum operating speed of M 0.925*. The Global 7000 aircraft will connect New York City with Mumbai and Hong Kong with Chicago*.

Global 6000 aircraft: The Global 6000 business jet offers more cabin volume and floor space than any other aircraft in its segment. No other business jet in the ultra-long-range segment today matches the high-speed range capability delivered by the Global 6000 aircraft. Offering the ultimate in cabin comfort, this impressive jet can link Moscow with Los Angeles*. It can travel 6,000 NM (11,112 km) at M 0.85 with up to eight passengers*.

Challenger 650 aircraft: The Challenger 650 jet builds on the solid reputation of the Challenger 605 aircraft and will feature enhanced engines, offering shorter takeoff distance, extra payload capacity or improved range capabilities out of challenging airports. The Challenger 650 jet will also feature the Bombardier Vision flight deck, a completely restyled cabin that features stylish and widest-in-class ergonomic seats, a redesigned galley, business aviation's most advanced and best equipped Cabin Management System, largest-in-class HD monitors, Audio Video on Demand, Bluetooth integration and industry-leading connectivity capabilities. A true intercontinental aircraft with a range of 4,000 NM (7,408 km), the Challenger 650 business jet can connect Sao Paolo with Miami*, and can be configured to accommodate up to 12 passengers.

Challenger 350 aircraft: The Challenger 350 business jet boasts class-defining performance, a true seats full, tanks full, 3,200 NM (5,926 km) range that will connect New York City with London*. The Challenger 350 jet builds upon the legendary segment defining clean-sheet Challenger 300 jet. Not only does it feature the very latest in avionics functionality, but it also offers the segment's most advanced cabin that maximizes natural light and redefines interior comfort and design sophistication, all the while maintaining the performance attributes that have become synonymous with the Challenger family.

Learjet 75 aircraft: The Learjet 75 aircraft is the only business jet in its class to feature a true double-club configuration and a flat floor throughout the cabin. With a maximum range greater than 2,000 NM (3,704 km) and a high-speed cruise of M 0.81, the Learjet 75 aircraft can fly four passengers and two crew members non-stop from Los Angeles to Toronto*. Additionally, it can attain a range close to 1,950 NM with eight passengers*.

Bombardier's portfolio backed by global product support

Bombardier Business Aircraft has a service and support network that totals more than 60 maintenance facilities, seven wholly-owned Service Centres in the United States, Netherlands and Singapore, 15 Regional Support Office locations in 13 countries and superior aircraft parts availability sustained by 14 parts facilities on five continents. Bombardier's Customer Response Team features a Customer Response Team parts delivery service, complete with a dedicated Learjet 45 aircraft, trucks and technicians, the round-the-clock Customer Response Centre (CRC), Unscheduled Maintenance Teams (UMT) at our Service Centres and the CRC contact iPad app, Proximity.

Save the date for the following planned media activities:

Monday, November 16, 2015, 10:00 AM
Bombardier Business Aircraft Press Conference
Static Display, Henderson Airport
Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 10:00 AM
Bombardier Business Aircraft Press Conference
Room N115, Las Vegas Convention Center
Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 3:00 PM
5th Annual Authorized Service Facility Excellence Awards Presentation
Booth C9343 at the Las Vegas Convention Center

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world's leading 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.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, we posted revenues of $20.1 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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