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May 23, 2016 03:08 ET

Bombardier Launches New Interior on Learjet 75 Business Jet With Quietest Cabin and Increased Comfort

- New forward pocket door reduces cabin noise by up to eight decibels(i)

- Learjet 75 business jet is the first business jet in the Light jet category to offer this feature

- Separated cabin creates a quiet, separate living space for passengers

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwired - May 23, 2016) -

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Bombardier today introduced a new level of passenger comfort in the Light jet category with the introduction of a Learjet 75 aircraft featuring an innovative pocket door design. The pocket door divides the cabin from the cockpit and galley area and reduces noise levels inside the cabin by up to eight decibels*, while creating a distinct private living space for passengers. The aircraft has received a supplemental type certificate from the FAA and the first of its type will be showcased throughout the EBACE convention.

"The Learjet 75 business jet is already valued for its comfortable interior and its ability to fly further and faster than its nearest competitor. The pocket door option adds an extra dimension of comfort previously found only on larger jets. This feature allows customers to take full advantage of the Learjet 75 aircraft's impressive speed and range in even greater comfort than before," said David Coleal, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "The Learjet name is synonymous with pioneering spirit and pace-setting innovation, and we at Bombardier are continuing to build on this legacy to ensure an exciting and forward-focused future for Learjet aircraft."

The Learjet 75 aircraft comes equipped with an advanced, luxurious and longest cabin in its class. With its large cross-section and unique flat floor design, the aircraft can be configured to seat either six or eight passengers comfortably, with the most seated headroom, best ease of mobility and greatest legroom of any competitor in the Light jet category.

Learjet 75 aircraft passengers have access to their own USB outlet and 7" pop-up monitor connected to the media center, which can play different movies or music to each seat.

Bombardier remains strongly committed to the success of the Learjet family. Since acquiring the Learjet Corporation in 1990, Bombardier has revitalized both the brand and the product line, bringing to market no less than nine new models.

The Learjet 70 and the Learjet 75 aircraft are the pillars of Bombardier's industry-leading business aircraft portfolio. In February 2016, Bombardier marked yet another high point in the proud history of its iconic Learjet brand with the delivery of its 75th Learjet 75 business jet. The milestone was reached slightly more than two years after the aircraft entered service.

In April 2016, Bombardier appointed industry veteran Mike Fahey to lead a new sales team dedicated to Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft worldwide.

About the Learjet 75 Aircraft

The Learjet 75 jet features the pioneering Bombardier Vision flight deck with an interior designed for style and comfort. It is the only business jet in its class to feature an eight-seat double-club configuration with a flat floor throughout the cabin and plenty of legroom. The Learjet 75 aircraft is also available in a six-seat executive configuration, offering enhanced comfort and productivity features. Its more powerful engines and new winglet design enables it to cruise at a speed of Mach 0.81* and climb to an operating ceiling of 51,000 ft. (15,545 m)*. The Learjet 75 can also achieve an exceptional range greater than 2,000 NM (3,704 km)*. Its modern interior features a new cabin management system with individual touchscreen monitors and full audio and video control; LED lighting throughout the entire aircraft; a generous baggage suite and a spacious galley to optimize catering. The Learjet 75 aircraft can fly four passengers and two crew members non-stop from Geneva to Cairo*.

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, 2015, we posted revenues of $18.2 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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