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Bombardier Aerospace

June 07, 2012 09:52 ET

Bombardier to Feature Two High Performance Business Jets at CBAA

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 7, 2012) - Leading business jet manufacturer Bombardier will showcase its Challenger 300 and Global 5000 jets at the upcoming Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) Convention, Trade Show and Static Display in Toronto, Ontario, on June 13 & 14, 2012.

"Demand for business aircraft in Canada has been consistent and strong over the past 27 years, with Bombardier leading the pack. We are committed to growing our Canadian presence even further through our comprehensive range of business jets and services." said Peter Likoray, Regional Vice President, Sales, Eastern U.S. and Canada, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "We are thrilled to once again exhibit at CBAA and demonstrate why our business jets are perfectly suited to the Canadian market."

Bombardier is the market leader in Canada with its Learjet, Challenger and Global business jets, making up approximately 40 per cent of the overall installed base. In the extra-large aircraft segment, which includes the Global 5000 jet, Bombardier has a 50 per cent market share while the Challenger 300 aircraft, leads with a market share of over 40 per cent in the super midsize jet segment.

Aircraft on Static Display:

Challenger 300 business jet: This first true super-midsize jet offers transcontinental range and superior long-range cruise speed, with eight passengers. It can fly Toronto-Dublin non-stop with a full payload, and its superior airfield performance allows it to operate out of 5,000-foot (1,524 m) runways with ease*. The Challenger 300 jet offers the best performance and value in its class combined with dispatch reliability consistently over 99.7 per cent - this aircraft has exceeded customer expectations since its entry-into-service in 2004.

Global 5000 business jet: This jet combines superior transatlantic speed with the largest cabin in the extra-large segment. The aircraft can connect Toronto-Istanbul non-stop with eight passengers*. New Global 5000 aircraft feature the Vision Flight Deck, state-of-the-art high-speed Internet connectivity and unmatched entertainment options as standard equipment, including a heads-up flight display system with the largest field-of-view of any business aircraft.

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.

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 World and North America indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, we posted revenues of $18.3 billion USD. News and information are available at or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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*Under certain operating conditions

Bombardier, Challenger, Challenger 300, Global, Global 5000, Learjet and Vision Flight Deck are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

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