July 20, 2015 Montréal Bombardier Inc.
Montréal, July 20, 2015 – Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that it will showcase three business aircraft from its leading portfolio at this year’s Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) at Congonhas airport in São Paulo, Brazil from August 11-13, 2015. Bombardier’s Learjet 75, Challenger 350 and Global 6000 aircraft will be on display.
“LABACE is gaining momentum every year and once again we are proud to participate in full force with aircraft from our three product families”, said Stéphane Leroy, Regional Vice President, Sales, Latin America. “Our customer base in the region is constantly expanding and Bombardier is in a strong position with the perfect product lineup to cater to the needs of our customers in Latin America”, he added.
Bombardier is currently the market share leader with more than 1,900 aircraft in the region. Over the next 10 years, Bombardier Business Aircraft forecasts over 850 business jet deliveries valued at $24 billion for the overall business aviation industry in Latin America1. The fleet in the region is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of three per cent over this period1. With the industry’s most comprehensive product portfolio and a commitment to customer satisfaction, Bombardier Business Aircraft continues to grow its leadership position in key regions around the world.
Learjet 75 aircraft: With a maximum range greater than 2,000 NM (3,704 km) at cruise speeds up to Mach 0.75*, the Learjet 75 aircraft can fly four passengers and two crew members non-stop from Sao Paulo to Santiago*. Additionally, it can carry eight passengers with a range close to 1,950 NM*.
Challenger 350 aircraft: Built upon the legendary segment-defining clean-sheet Challenger 300 jet, the Challenger 350 aircraft boasts class-defining performance and an impressive 3,200 NM (5,926 km) range allowing it to connect São Paulo with Panama non-stop*. The dependable Challenger 350 jet features the very latest in avionics functionality and offers the segment’s most advanced cabin that maximizes natural light and redefines interior comfort and design sophistication, while maintaining the performance attributes that have become synonymous with the Challenger family.
Global 6000 aircraft: The Global 6000 business jet offers more cabin volume and more floor space than any other aircraft in its class. No other business jet in the ultra-long-range segment today matches the high-speed range capability delivered by this aircraft. Offering the ultimate in cabin comfort, this impressive jet can link São Paulo with Lisbon non-stop with eight passengers and four crew*. It can travel 6,000 NM (11,112 km) at M 0.85 with up to eight passengers*.
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 World and North America Indices. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, we posted revenues of $20.1 billion.