MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 23, 2013) -
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Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it will showcase two of its class-defining jets at this year's Aero India airshow in Bangalore, India from February 6 to February 11, 2013. On display will be the Challenger 605 and Global 6000 business jets.
"India represents huge potential for business aviation," said Nilesh Pattanayak, Regional Vice President, Sales, Asia-Pacific. "As the economy grows and the need for global and regional corporate travel increases in the region, the value of a business jet is now well established. Our Global aircraft family is the market leader in India and we look forward to having the opportunity to showcase a Global 6000 jet, our class-leading Challenger 605 jet and presenting our overall product portfolio.
"It's an exciting time for business aviation in India, and we are playing our part in connecting India's business leaders with the rest of the world by providing the ultimate tools to improve their efficiency," added Mr. Pattanayak. "2012 was a great year for Bombardier Business Aircraft as we captured 60 per cent of business aircraft orders worldwide and we are continuing to build upon that success in 2013."
Bombardier Specialized and Amphibious Aircraft will also be promoting its services and aircraft at the airshow. For over forty years, Bombardier has provided governments and governmental agencies around the world with over 300 modified aircraft that meet the most demanding mission requirements. Whether it's a C4ISR aircraft, Maritime Patrol Aircraft, Airway Calibration or VIP Platform from design to delivery, Bombardier is dedicated to meeting the needs of its customers through its comprehensive range of aircraft, including the Learjet, Challenger and Global family of jets as well as its superior turboprop aircraft. It also markets the Bombardier 415 aircraft, the most advanced purpose-designed amphibious firefighting aircraft. This aircraft has also proven ideal for maritime missions, which include search and rescue, coastal patrol, disaster response and utility transport.
Challenger 605 aircraft: The revered Challenger 605 jet builds upon the legacy of productivity, quality and reliability of its predecessor, the peerless Challenger 604 jet, leading its market share segment throughout the world. Featuring one of the widest stand-up cabins of any large category business jet available today it can soar six passengers 4,000 nm (7,408 km); from Mumbai to Athens, and also from Kolkata to Darwin*.
Global 6000 aircraft: The Global 6000 jet's unrivalled cabin size and levels of comfort combined with an optional stand-up shower and the Bombardier Vision Flight Deck means no other purpose-built business jet comes close in terms of high-speed range capability and traveller comfort. Offering the ultimate in technology, this intrepid jet can link Mumbai with London and Kolkata with Sydney, non-stop, with eight passengers and three to four crew*.
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 www.bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.
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